The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have granted the request by Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to admit 20 000 fans for the World Cup qualifier against Equatorial Guinea.
The match is scheduled for 10 October at National Heroes Stadium.
FAZ president Andrew Kamanga confirmed the development and indicated that the process of having fans for league matches had also been triggered.
The Ministry of Health had allowed FAZ to admit 20 000 fans for the match against Tunisia at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium but CAF reduced the number to 5 000.
“For the 10th of October match, we can confirm that there will be 20 000 but also our appeal honourable minister is that we need your help to get the soccer fans to watch the local league because the clubs are also having challenges,” Kamanga said.
Chipolopolo will be away in Malabo on 7 October before heading to Lusaka to complete the double header cation.
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By FARPost Reporter