Chipolopolo Lads Held By The Zebras

imageTen man Zambia national soccer team has been held by the Zebra’s of Botwana in the CHAN qualifiers.

Zambia who had a player sent off were the first to score through Nkana striker, Festus Mbewe in the 78 th minutes.

Botswana equalised through Lemponye Tshireletso in the 82nd minutes to level the game.

Alex Ngonga was sent off in the 56 th minutes for accumulating two yellow cards.Both teams failed to find the back of the net until the end of game.

Botswana had the best of chances but failed to utilise them.

Zambia will now play the return match next saturday August 3, 2013 at the Levy Mwanawasa stadium in Ndola.

And Coach Herve Renard said his boys played a good game but struggled because of the artifical pitch.

He however remained confident that his charges will be able to put up a splendid performance and qualify to the next round.