Zambia national under-20 football team

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Zambia Under 20
Nickname(s)Junior Chipolopolo
AssociationFAZ
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Head coachZambia Lwandamina George
CaptainJustine Zulu
Most capsIsaac Chansa
Top scorerRodgers Kola
FIFA codeZAM
First colours
Second colours
First international
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Biggest win
 Zambia 6-2 Guinea 
(Accra, Ghana; 25 February 1999)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 5-1 Zambia 
(Abuja, Nigeria; 11 April 1999

Zambia National U-20 Football team are the U-20 football team for Zambia also known as the Junior Chipolpolo as the senior side are simply known as Chipolopolo(Copper Bullets). They came in fourth place in the African Youth Championship 2007, which meant they qualified for the U-20 World Cup where they were in eliminated by 5-time winners of the African Youth Championship Nigeria.

Current squad

Head Coach Zambia Lwandamina George

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Kelvin Musonda Zambia Zanaco FC
1GK William Chibale Zambia Lusaka Dynamos
1GK Danny Munyayo Zambia Nkwazi
2DF Dennis Banda Zambia Lusaka Dynamos
2DF Sebastian Mwansa Zambia Green Buffaloes
2DF Michael Katongo Zambia Kabwe Warriors
2DF Joseph Ziambo Zambia Green Buffaloes
2DF Richard Phiri Zambia Nchanga Rangers
2DF Nathan Sinkala Zambia Zanaco FC
2DF Jimmy Chesenga Zambia Red Arrows
2DF Dereck Mwansa Zambia Nkwazi
2DF Richard Chilebwe Zambia Lusaka Celtic
2DF Peter Mulambwe Zambia Lusaka Blackpool
3MF William Njovu 1 Zambia Lusaka Dynamos
3MF Hichani Himoonde Zambia Lusaka Dynamos
3MF Banda ‘Thierry’ Henry Zambia Green Buffaloes
3MF Musonda Munalie Zambia Young Arrows
3MF Simon Lipuya Zambia Zanaco FC
3MF Goodson Kachinga Zambia Red Arrows
3MF Chisamba Lungu Zambia Roan United
3MF Stophira Sunzu 1 France LB Chateauroux
3MF Nathan Sinkala Zambia Green Buffaloes
4FW Emmanuel Mayuka 3 Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv
4FW Felix Sunzu Zambia Konkola Blades
4FW Junstine Zulu 1 Israel Hapoel Be'er Sheva
4FW Fwayo Tembo 5 Tunisia Étoile Sportive du Sahel
4FW Yourum Mwila 5 Zambia Zanaco FC
4FW Bitwell Phiri 1 Zambia Lusaka Celtic
4FW Rodgers Kola 6 Zambia Zanaco FC
4FW Daniel Kasongo 1 Zambia Indeni
4FW Floyd Phiri 1 Zambia Nchanga Rangers

2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Zambia (H) 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 9 Knockout stage and 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup
2  Guinea 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
3  Egypt 3 0 2 1 2 4 −2 2
4  Mali 3 0 1 2 3 9 −6 1
Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host.

26 February 2017 (2017-02-26)
15:00
Zambia  1–0  Guinea
Daka Goal 47' Report

1 March 2017 (2017-03-01)
18:00
Mali  1–6  Zambia
Danté Goal 5' Report F. Sakala Goal 7'65'
E. Banda Goal 24'
Mwepu Goal 37'
Chilufya Goal 49'53'

4 March 2017 (2017-03-04)
15:00
Zambia  3–1  Egypt
Daka Goal 48'90'
F. Sakala Goal 72'
Report Nedved Goal 35'

Semi-finals

8 March 2017 (2017-03-08)
18:00
Zambia  1–0 (a.e.t.)  South Africa
Chilufya Goal 109' Report

Final

12 March 2017 (2017-03-12)
17:30
Zambia  2–0  Senegal
Daka Goal 16'
Chilufya Goal 34'
Report
National Heroes Stadium, Lusaka
Referee: Thierry Nkurunziza (Burundi)

Award

Individual awards

The following awards were given at the conclusion of the tournament.[1]

Total Man of the Competition
Top scorer
Fair Play Award

Fixtures and Results

Date Tournament Location Home Team score Away Team Scorers
28 May 2008
<center> International Friendly Saudi Arabia King Abdul Aziz Makkah Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia <Center> 1 - 1 Zambia Zambia <Center> Stophira Sunzu
<Center> 27 June 2008 <Center> 2009 African Youth Championship (qualifiers) Zambia Woodlands Stadium Ndola Zambia Zambia <Center> Zambia Zambia <Center>
<Center>29 June 2008 <Center> 2009 African Youth Championship (qualifiers) Zambia Woodlands Stadium Ndola Zambia Zambia <Center> 1 - 0 Mauritius Mauritius <Center> Tom Bakala (17th)
<Center>13 July 2008 <Center> 2009 African Youth Championship (qualifiers) Mauritius Stade Germain Comarmond Bambous Mauritius Mauritius <Center> 0 - 2 Zambia Zambia <Center> Emmanuel Mayuka (5th), Daneil Kasongo (9th)
<Center>28 September 2008 <Center> 2009 African Youth Championship (Qualifiers) Egypt Alexandria Egypt Egypt <Center> 3 - 3 Zambia Zambia <Center> Fwayo Tembo(Brace) Rodgers Kola

FIFA U-20 World Cup Appearances

  • 1977 to 1997 - Did not enter
  • 1999 - Round 1
  • 2001 - Did not qualify
  • 2003 - Did not qualify
  • 2005 - Did not qualify
  • 2007 - Quarter Finals
  • 2009 - Did not qualify
  • 2011 - Did not qualify
  • 2013 - Did not qualify
 

2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Zambia 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6 Knockout stage
2 Template:Country data POR 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
3  Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
4 Template:Country data IRN 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 3
Updated to match(es) played on 27 May 2017. Source: FIFA

21 May 2017 (2017-05-21)
14:00
Zambia  2–1 Template:Country data POR
Chilufya Goal 51'
F. Sakala Goal 76'
Report Hélder Goal 90+1'

24 May 2017 (2017-05-24)
17:00
Zambia  4–2 Template:Country data IRN
F. Sakala Goal 54'
Mwepu Goal 59'
E. Banda Goal 65'
Daka Goal 71'
Report Shekari Goal 7'49' (pen.)

27 May 2017 (2017-05-27)
17:00
Costa Rica  1–0  Zambia
Daly Goal 15' Report
Cheonan Stadium, Cheonan
Attendance: 4,508
Referee: Matt Conger (New Zealand)

Class of 2007

External links

  1. "Awards and Statistics". CAF. 12 March 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>