Zambia number one goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene believes they can maintain their unbeaten run against Mozambique on Saturday and enhance their 2015 Africa Cup qualification hopes.
Chipolopolo are unbeaten against The Mambas from 14 meetings with 11 wins and three draws.
However, Mozambique hurt Zambia’s start to their 2015 Africa Cup Group F qualifiers on September 7 when they held an unconvincing Chipolopolo to a scoreless away draw at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.
Zambia now lie in second place but tied on five points with third-placed Mozambique whom they face in a penultimate round qualifier this Saturday in Maputo.
“We need to rise above the occasion and kill the game as early as possible,” Mweene said.
“Our record against Mozambique is looking good but we won’t dwell on the past, the only thing we can do is build on it. We have got good players who are capable of producing a great result.”
Victory for Zambia this weekend will see them needing a draw next Wednesday at home against leaders Cape Verde in their final group F qualifier to seal the second automatic qualifying spot.
The top two teams from each of the six groups, including the best overall third placed side, qualify for the 2015 finals.