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Comoros vs. Zambia in AFCON Qualifiers

Comoros vs. Zambia in AFCON Qualifiers

The stage is set for an epic showdown as Comoros prepares to host Zambia in an AFCON 2023 Qualifier. Set against the backdrop of the Malouizini Stadium in Moroni, this high-stakes match is scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2023, at 21:00 CAT. With the AFCON tournament slated for Ivory Coast in January 2024, both teams are vying for a strong showing in this crucial qualification match.

The Zambia National team has embarked on their journey to Moroni, Comoros, in preparation for this significant encounter. After regrouping on Monday, the team has been fine-tuning their strategies with evening sessions at Heros Stadium, determined to secure victory.

As the battle unfolds, it’s worth noting that Zambia currently leads Group H with an impressive 12 points, putting them two points ahead of Ivory Coast, who occupy the second spot in the group. Comoros follows in third place, while Lesotho brings up the rear. Importantly, both Zambia and Ivory Coast have already secured qualification for AFCON. Still, the Copper Bullets are keen to finish atop the group, aiming to secure a more favorable draw and avoid stronger teams in the tournament.

In the first leg of this qualification campaign, Zambia triumphed over Comoros with a 2-1 scoreline. Captain Enock Mwepu and Klings Kangwa netted the crucial goals for Zambia, while El Fardau Ben opened the scoring for Comoros in the 13th minute.

Coach Avram Grant has meticulously assembled a formidable squad for this crucial encounter. The squad boasts a mix of domestic and international talents, including players plying their trade in countries such as Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, and Denmark. The striking options, including Patson Daka and Moyela Libamba, promise an attacking threat that Comoros will need to contend with.

As the countdown to kick-off begins, football enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating this clash of titans in the AFCON qualifiers. The outcome of this match will not only impact the Group H standings but also set the stage for the prestigious AFCON tournament in Ivory Coast. The spotlight is on Comoros and Zambia, as both teams strive to make their mark on the road to AFCON 2023.

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