Mumamba Numba has named his final 20-member team for this weekends outing at the 2017 COSAFA Under-17 Cup in Mauritius.

Numba selected his team over the weekend after Friday’s friendly game against defending FAZ Super Division champions Zanaco that the Under-17 lost 2-0 at Sunset Stadium in Lusaka.

“The team underwent MRI tests over the weekend with the technical bench picking their final squad thereafter,” FAZ spokesperson Desmond Katongo said.

Zambia are due to depart for Mauritius on July 18 who will be hosting the tournament for a second successive year.

The will run on the Indian Ocean Island from July 21-31.

Zambia are in Group B where they have been drawn against Mozambique,Madagascar including record two-time champions and 2016 runners-up South Africa.


GOALKEEPERS: Emmanuel Mphasi (Chizongwe Technical School), Bruce Kayuni (Bauleni United).

DEFENDERS:Reuben Kailo (Choma Secondary School), Christopher Katongo (Kasama Boys), Michael Mumba (Young Napsa), Kingsley Hakwiya (Kansenshi High), Victor Kasokolo (Mitondo), Jonathan Kapelembe (Romeki Football Club), Andrew Phiri (Morning Stars Academy)

MIDFIELDER:Michael Kafusha (Milungu Day Secondary), Clinton Lubula (Kabwata Dynamos), Lameck Banda (Nkwazi) Prince Mumba (Kabwe Warriors), Muma Mumba (Maamba High), John Mulalangabo (Kasama Boys), Niza Simutenda (Mpande Youth Academy), Jimmy Hamanzuka (National Assembly),

STRIKERS:Martin Njobvu (Nchanga Rangers), Christopher Phiri (Morning Stars Academy), Moses Mwanza (Bauleni United Academy)