The Zambia AFCON 2024 team is geared up for the highly anticipated and upcoming African Cup of Nations. This review examines and x-rays their squad, fixtures, and the expectations surrounding them.
Zambia – AFCON Team Details
The Zambian AFCON 2024 team is one of the competing nations in the upcoming African Cup of Nations. This prestigious tournament highlights the football talent across the African continent.
The 2024 edition is set to kick off in the Western African giant’s backyard, Cote d’Ivoire.
Chipolopolo, as they are fondly called, are known for their spirited play and represent a rich football tradition in Zambia. The Zambia AFCON team won the 2012 AFCON championship and will look to replicate those on-field successes with their performance in the upcoming AFCON 2024.
Zambia AFCON Betting Odds
The Zambia AFCON betting odds reflect the team’s overall standing and performance expectations in the tournament.
Betting odds are computed based on several factors – player form, tactics, team chemistry, and more. It is a preliminary indication of the expectations, abilities and potential successes of the Zambian national team.
Find the latest odds from reputable betting platforms in the table below.
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Zambia AFCON 2024 Squad
The Zambians will definitely look to field their strongest side at the AFCON tournament.
They can select their AFCON 2024 squad based on recent call-ups, form and injuries or suspensions. Below is a tentative 28-man Zambia AFCON shortlist.
Goal Keepers: Toaster Nsabata, Allan Chibwe, Jeban Tembo.
Defenders: Stoppila Sunzu, Rodrick Kabwe, Tandi Mwape, Frankie Musonda, Luka Banda, Kondwani Chiboni, Kebson Kamanga, Gideon Sichone, Bwembya Kakunga.
Midfielders: Lubambo Musonda, Clatous Chama, Kings Kangwa, Emmanuel Banda, Larry Bwalya, Prince Mumba, Benson Sakala, Linos Makwaza Jr., Saddam Phiri.
Forwards: Patson Daka, Fashion Sakala, Amity Shamende, Lameck Banda, Lazarous Kambole, Amity Shamende, Edward Chilufya.
Zambia AFCON 2024 Predictions
It is always a thing of pride to represent your country. The Zambia AFCON team will seek to put on a staunch effort during the AFCON championships.
Bettors can thus look potentially to these tips.
Qualify for Round of 16
Zambia can qualify from the group stage if they replicate their AFCON qualifiers performances. They spanked Cote d’Ivoire convincingly, the match ending 3-0.
Zambia to Score Multiple Goals
The Zambian team scored 12 goals in the AFCON qualifying games – an average of 2 goals every game. Although their opponents are unknown at this time, Chipolopolo should have enough firepower to tackle other AFCON teams.
Remember that these are merely speculations and things can actually happen differently.
Where Can I Watch Matches of Zambia in Kenya?
Bettors can watch the Zambia AFCON team on several media channels. Many sports betting operators provide live streaming services for the tournament, including 1xBet.
Additionally, local broadcasters and sports channels may also have coverage of the games. It is advisable to check the schedule on these platforms or visit their websites for the most accurate and updated information regarding match broadcasts.
History of the Zambia Team in AFCON
Zambia’s history at the AFCON games is a mixed bag of results. They finished as runners-up in the 1974 edition. However, their title-clinching performance in 2012 is the pinnacle of their AFCON success.
To date, that victory remains a significant highlight in their football legacy. Chipolopolo has experienced varying levels of success ever since.
They crashed out at the group stages of the next two editions and failed to qualify for the next three AFCON games. This is thus their first appearance in the previous four editions.
These historical results lay a foundation for understanding Zambia’s potential trajectory in AFCON 2024 and the implications for bettors in Kenya.
Zambia AFCON 2024 Teams FAQs
We answer some common questions below as we conclude this Zambia AFCON betting review.
Zambia’s top goal scorer is Godfrey Chitalu. The legendary forward scored 79 goals in 111 games; a record that no one has neared ever since.
In the AFCON games, Kalusha Bwalya is the top goal scorer netting 10 goals in 23 AFCON games.
Zambia is in the AFCON Group F together with the big names like Morocco and DR Congo.
Zambia has an outside chance of winning the upcoming AFCON championship in Cote d’Ivoire. The team topped their AFCON qualifiers group which included the hosts and should receive some credit for that.
However, Chipolopolo must eliminate every complacency in their camp to stand a chance at tasting AFCON success again.
Chipolopolo’s head coach is Avram Grant. The experienced Israeli-born manager has been in charge of the Zambia team since December 2022.