Wednesday 20th September 2017

Zambia Defeat Algeria 3-1 In World Cup Qualifier

Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda this afternoon inspired 10-man Chipolopolo to a first World Cup win beating Algeria 3-1 in a Group B fixture played at Heroes stadium in Lusaka.

It is the first time Zambia has defeated Algeria in a World Cup qualifier. The win is also the first in three matches for Zambia.

Brian Mwila scored a brace with Mwepu sealing the victory in the final stages of the match that saw winger Fashion Sakala sent off for a second yellow.

Algeria’s Ibrahimi had earlier reduced the scoreline with a powerful drive that beat goalie Kennedy Mweene.

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