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Patson Daka brace secures a 2-0 victory for Zambia against Lesotho in AFCON Qualifiers

Zambia secured a 2-0 victory against Lesotho in the AFCON Qualifiers with a Patson Daka brace.

Zambia put on a dominant display against Lesotho, with Patson Daka’s two goals proving to be the difference.

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Zambia secured a 2-0 victory against Lesotho in the AFCON Qualifiers with a Patson Daka brace.

Zambia emerged victorious against Lesotho in the AFCON Qualifiers with a commanding 2-0 win, thanks to a brace from Patson Daka. The game started off on a high note for Zambia, with Daka opening the scoring in the 14th minute with a clinical finish.

Lesotho tried to respond, but Zambia’s defense held strong, denying any chance for the opposition to score.

In the second half, Zambia continued their dominance, and Daka added another goal in the 60th minute from a Fashion Sakala assist, putting the game out of Lesotho’s reach. Despite a valiant effort by the opposition, Zambia’s defense remained impenetrable throughout the match, frustrating Lesotho’s attack at every turn.

The Zambians made two substitutions, with Clatous Chama and Kennedy Musonda coming on in the 81st and 89th minute, respectively. The changes brought fresh energy to the team, and they managed to see out the game, securing a comfortable victory.

The result marks Zambia’s second win against Lesotho in the AFCON Qualifiers 2023, following their 3-1 win three days earlier at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The win is a testament to the team’s resilience and strength in all areas of the pitch, and coach Evram Grant will look to build on this performance in their upcoming matches.

Overall, Zambia put on a dominant display against Lesotho, with Patson Daka’s two goals proving to be the difference. With this victory, Zambia has taken a step closer to qualifying for the AFCON, and they will be hoping to carry this momentum forward into their future fixtures.

Next Zambia plays Ivory Coast on 12th June 2023 at home before taking on Comoros in an away fixture.

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