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Mwila, Banda to miss Nigeria clash

FLASHBACK: Zambia striker Brian Mwila (right) beats a South African defender during an international friendly at Moruleng Stadium in Rustenburg on June 13.

STEPHEN PHIRI, Lusaka
ZAMBIA’s preparations for Saturday’s 2018 Russia World Cup qualifier against Nigeria have suffered a setback after striker Brian Mwila and midfielder Emmanuel Banda withdrew due to injuries.

Coach Wedson Nyirenda has replaced Mwila of South African side Platinum Stars with Power Dynamos’ Alex Ng’onga while Zesco United play-maker John Ching’andu has been roped in for Belgium-based Banda.

Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) communications manager Desmond Katongo confirmed the changes in an interview in Lusaka yesterday.
“Brian Mwila and Emmanuel Banda will not be part of the team due READ MORE

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