ROBINSON KUNDA and DIANA CHIPEPO, Lusaka
ZAMBIA has ended 2017 on 15th position in Africa and has climbed by one rung to 74th globally, an improvement from last December’s statistics.
Last year, the Chipolopolo ended 21st in Africa and 88th overall.
The rankings released in Zurich yesterday saw African Nations Championship (CHAN) Group B opponents – Ivory Coast, Uganda and Namibia – ranked 11th, 16th and 31st respectively.
Zambia, drilled by Wedson Nyirenda, starts the campaign at the Morocco CHAN finals against Uganda on January 14.http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/