ZAMBIA Vs ANGOLA Pre Match Analysis Preview (FRIENDLY)!

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Date:  Sunday:January 9th 2016.
Venue: Muller Grounds(Johanesburg,RSA).
Kick-Off time: 16:00hrs

SIGNIFICANCE:
Both teams have qualified for Rwanda 2016 Caf Africa Nations Championship(CHAN),and will use the international friendly match to make final teams’ assessments,before heading to Kigali.

NOTE: Zambia will later on Tuesday play a practice match against Mamelodi Sundowns Junior team at the same venue.

HEAD TO HEAD RECORD:
In 16 total meetings since 1980,Zambia has 5 wins,Angola 6 wins,with the rest 5 matches ending in stalements.

The last meeting saw Angola beating Zambia 2-0 in January 2013 during a pre-tournament friendly in Johanesburg.

OTHER RECORDS;
FIFA/CAF RANKING:
Zambia — 15th(Caf), 67th(Fifa).
Angola — 29th(Caf),105th(Fifa).

WORLD CUP:
Zambia — have never qualified.
Angola — 01 appearance(2006).

AFCON:
Zambia — 2012 Champions with 16 appearances.
Angola — 2008,2009 Quarter-finalists with 07 appearances.

CHAN:
Zambia — 2009 Third-place position with (02) appearances.
Angola — 2011 Runners-up with (02) appearances.
Angola.

COSAFA:
Zambia — 4 times Champions(1997,1998,2006,2013).
Angola — 3 times Champions(1999,2001,2004).

RESPECTIVE TEAMS’ CURRENT FORM(Last 10 matches):
Zambia — 05 wins,03 draws,02 loses.
Angola — 03 wins,03 draws,04 loses.

Zambia’s last five(5) matches:
15/11/15 Zam 2-0 Sudan(Fifa World Cup Qualifier).
11/11/15 Sudan 0-1 Zam(  ”   ).
25/10/15 Moz 1-1 Zam(CHAN Qualifier).
17/10/15 Zam 3-0 Moz(  ”  ).
11/10/15 Zam 0-3 Egypt(Int’nal Friendly).

Angola’s last five(5) matches:
06/01/16 nigeria 1-1 angola(int’nal friendly).
17/11/15 south africa 1-0 angola(fifa world cup q).
13/11/15 angola 1-3 south africa(  ” ).
24/10/15 angola 1-2 south africa(chan q).
17/10/15 south africa 0-2 angola(  ” ).

 

Chipolopolo – Photo Credit – FAZ

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