ZAMBIA Vs ANGOLA Pre Match Analysis Preview (FRIENDLY)!

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Chipolopolo - Photo Credit - FAZ
Chipolopolo - Photo Credit - FAZ

Date:  Sunday:January 9th 2016.
Venue: Muller Grounds(Johanesburg,RSA).
Kick-Off time: 16:00hrs

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SIGNIFICANCE:
Both teams have qualified for Rwanda 2016 Caf Africa Nations Championship(CHAN),and will use the international friendly match to make final teams’ assessments,before heading to Kigali.

NOTE: Zambia will later on Tuesday play a practice match against Mamelodi Sundowns Junior team at the same venue.

HEAD TO HEAD RECORD:
In 16 total meetings since 1980,Zambia has 5 wins,Angola 6 wins,with the rest 5 matches ending in stalements.

The last meeting saw Angola beating Zambia 2-0 in January 2013 during a pre-tournament friendly in Johanesburg.

OTHER RECORDS;
FIFA/CAF RANKING:
Zambia — 15th(Caf), 67th(Fifa).
Angola — 29th(Caf),105th(Fifa).

WORLD CUP:
Zambia — have never qualified.
Angola — 01 appearance(2006).

AFCON:
Zambia — 2012 Champions with 16 appearances.
Angola — 2008,2009 Quarter-finalists with 07 appearances.

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CHAN:
Zambia — 2009 Third-place position with (02) appearances.
Angola — 2011 Runners-up with (02) appearances.
Angola.

COSAFA:
Zambia — 4 times Champions(1997,1998,2006,2013).
Angola — 3 times Champions(1999,2001,2004).

RESPECTIVE TEAMS’ CURRENT FORM(Last 10 matches):
Zambia — 05 wins,03 draws,02 loses.
Angola — 03 wins,03 draws,04 loses.

Zambia’s last five(5) matches:
15/11/15 Zam 2-0 Sudan(Fifa World Cup Qualifier).
11/11/15 Sudan 0-1 Zam(  ”   ).
25/10/15 Moz 1-1 Zam(CHAN Qualifier).
17/10/15 Zam 3-0 Moz(  ”  ).
11/10/15 Zam 0-3 Egypt(Int’nal Friendly).

Angola’s last five(5) matches:
06/01/16 nigeria 1-1 angola(int’nal friendly).
17/11/15 south africa 1-0 angola(fifa world cup q).
13/11/15 angola 1-3 south africa(  ” ).
24/10/15 angola 1-2 south africa(chan q).
17/10/15 south africa 0-2 angola(  ” ).

 

Chipolopolo – Photo Credit – FAZ

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15 COMMENTS

  1. zambia has appeared 17 times at afcon and NOT 16 times.You should report correctly.

  2. Guys don’t you have calendars in your homes?? Today’s 10th January 2016 not 9th.. All the best

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