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5 U-20 players in CAF 11 squad

ROBINSON KUNDA, Lusaka
FIVE under-20 national team players among them strikers Patson Daka and Edward Chilufya have been included in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) 11 squad.
Daka and Chilufya contributed a goal apiece in the 2-0 win over Senegal in the Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations final in Lusaka on Sunday.
The duo scored four goals apiece at par with South Africa forward Luther Singh.
Others are goalkeeper Mangani Banda, defender Solomon Sakala and striker Fashion Sakala.
Fashion netted three times.
Midfielder Enock Mwepu and defender Prosper Chiluya have been named among the substitutes.
The substitutes are Lamine Sarr (Senegal), Prosper Chiluya (Zambia), Enock Mwepu (Zambia), Grant Margeman (South Africa), Liam Jordan (South Africa), Yamodou Toure (Guinea), Mohamed Aly Camara (Guinea).
Meanwhile, President Lungu will tomorrow hold a state luncheon for the under-20 national team, STEPHEN PHIRI reports.
The President’s special assistant for press and public relations Amos Chanda announced in a statement in Lusaka yesterday that the function will start at 13:30hours at State House.
“In honour of the victorious under-20 national team, His Excellency Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia will this Wednesday [tomorrow] hold a state luncheon for the team and Football Association of Zambia,” Chanda said.
The CAF 11 team:
Goalkeeper: Mangani Banda (Zambia)
Defenders: Ousseynou Diagne (Senegal), Mamadou Mbaye (Senegal), Krepin Diatta (Senegal), Solomon Sakala (Zambia),
Midfielders: Ibrahima Niane (Senegal), Sylla Morlaye (Guinea), Edward Chilufya (Zambia), Fashion Sakala (Zambia)
Forwards: Luther Singh (South Africa), Patson Daka (Zambia)

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