Football

Under-20 players sorry over Africa Cup failure

BWALE

ALEX NJOVU, Lusaka and MATHEWS KABAMBA, Kitwe
DESPITE the Minister of Sport and their coach saying they are not too disappointed with the Under-20 national football team’s failure to defend the continental title, the players say they are sorry for letting the nation down.The junior Chipolopolo lost 3-1 on aggregate to Burundi on Sunday to fail to qualify for the Niger 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which they won when Zambia hosted the tournament at home last year.
“We would like to apologise to the nation for failing to qualify to the Africa Cup of Nations. We also wanted to qualify for the 2019 FIFA Under-20 Championship in Poland,” team captain Prince Bwalya said yesterday.http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/

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