COSAFA Eswatini v Zambia: Line-ups and team news

Eswatini are hosting Zambia in a Group A match of the Cosafa Cup underway in South Africa.

Zambia coach Milutin Sredejovic has made five changes to the startling line-up that lost 1-2 to Lesotho earlier this week.

Among the players dropped from the starting line-up are striker Justin Shonga who scored the opener for Zambia before Lesotho came back to score two goals.

On the other hand, Eswatini lost to South Africa 1-0 in the last match and today are missing captain Felix Badenhorst who was red-carded.

In an earlier lunchtime kick off for the group, Botswana thumped Lesotho 4-0.

Therefore, the group remains open with all teams still in the running for the best two semi-final slots.

Zambia are the defending champions of the tournament, which will run until July 18 and involves 10 teams split into two groups of five each.

Group A

12h00 (10h00 GMT) – Botswana vs Lesotho
15h00 (13h00 GMT) – Eswatini vs Zambia

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