Chipolopolo Boys in the plane waiting to take off to Ghana

Chipolopolo off to GhanaThe Zambian National Team popularly known as Chipolopolo Boys in the plane at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport ready to fly to Ghana for the crucial Group D decider match against that country on Friday, September 6, 2013.

The team boarded a chartered aircraft around 2 pm local time on Wednesday afternoon.

On the picture Team Captain Christopher Katongo waves before the plane took off to Kumasi.

Zambia needs to win this game if it has to qualify for its debut World Cup.

Ghana leads the Group D with 12 points followed by Zambia with 11 points. Picture courtesy of FAZ