Kick-Off: 17:00 CAT (15:00GMT)
Seeking only a draw, the Zambia U-17 team takes on their Ghanaian counterparts in the second leg of the penultimate round of qualification of the CAF-U17 Africa Cup at the Ohene Djani stadium Saturday afternoon.
The Zambian juniors carry a 2-1 lead and will need to walk an extra mile in front of an anticipated 40,000 home crowd to eliminate the former FIFA U-17 World Cup champions; Africa’s most successful team at this age-group competition.
The Zambians jetted in Accra Thursday afternoon and the Zambian High Commissioner Cecil Homes and staff was on hand to welcome the young lads. A dinner of Zambian dishes was on hand Friday evening at the Zambian Embassy.
Team Manager Daniel Jere told fazfootball.com that the team was ready for any challenges Accra would pose adding that the boys were looking forward to the match.