Chipolopolo head Coach George Lwandamina has said that him and his team have left the 1-0 win over Zimbabwe in the past and are now forced on Saturday’s Crash with the Cranes of Uganda.
The Team Doctor Joseph Kabungo has also assured the team has a clean bill of health.This is According to a post monitored by Soka25east.com on the Football Association of Zambia’s official Facebook page.
Chipolopolo got down to work at the Umuganda Stadium annex to prepare for the second Group D fixture against Uganda with coach George Lwandamina emphasising to his squad that the opening 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe belonged to the archives.
“The first game now belongs to history. It is in the archives.” “We made mistakes, we also did good things. Your focus now is improving on the things we did well. Your mistakes are for me to carry and deal with. Our sessions building upto the game against Uganda will see us work to get over those errors and better what was good. Uganda is now our target and our thoughts should be on nothing but Uganda,” Lwandamina told the squad at the start of morning training.
Zambia vs Uganda is set for the Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu Saturday evening with a kickoff time of 18:00.
A win for Chipolopolo will seal Zambia’s place in the quarter finals.Lwandamina’s men are without injury and all 23 squad members are available for selection, team Doctor Joseph Kabungo said.
Head of delegation Happie Munkondya expressed delight with the team’s state after the opening match and called for even more hard work.