Friendly Zambia withdraws U20 team from Four-Nations tournament

Zambia U20 has withdrawn from the Four Nations tournament that will take place in Lilongwe this week.

This leaves the U20 competition with three teams Kenya, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. As such the format of the competition has changed from knockout to round-robin and will start on Wednesday, March 20, and not Thursday, March 21, 2024, as earlier announced.

The U20 matches has also been moved from Bingu National Stadium to Silver Stadium. The schedule for the Senior National teams remains the same as earlier announced with all four teams available for the competition.

Zimbabwe U20 national team arrived in Lilongwe on Sunday while Kenya is expected to arrive on Tuesday. Zimbabwe Seniors will arrive in two groups with the first one expected to jet in this afternoon while the last group will arrive on Tuesday. Zambia will arrive on Tuesday while Kenya’s Harambee Stars will arrive on Thursday.

The following is the fixture for the U20 event:

  1. Malawi vs. Zimbabwe: Wednesday 20th March 2024
  2. Kenya vs. Zimbabwe Friday 22nd March 2024
  3. Malawi vs. Kenya Sunday 24th March 2024

Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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