AfCON Bound Zambia U20 to Play Nigeria


The Flying Eagles of Nigeria are ready to face Zambia in two friendly games in the Nigerian capital city as part of preparations for this year’s Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

Following a request letter from the Nigeria Football Federation on 13th January, the tour has been consummated, as it meets with the ready acceptance of the Football Association of Zambia.

Seven-time African champions, will play two matches which will take place on Friday, 27th January and Monday, 30th January 2023 respectively.

Through a letter dated 14th January 2023, Adrian Kashala, FAZ’s General Secretary, said the Zambia football-ruling body was agreeable to the proposal.

The proposal for the tour includes FAZ flying the Junior Chipolopolo to Nigeria while the NFF will bear the cost of accommodation, feeding and other logistics for the Zambia delegation.


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