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Xenophobic Attacks: Zambia Cancels Friendly Match with Bafana-Bafana

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Xenophobic Attacks: Zambia Cancels Friendly Match With Bafana-Bafana

Zambia’s Football Association has cancelled its friendly match with South Africa over the recent xenophobic attacks in their country.

The friendly match between Chipolopolo (of Zambia) and Bafana Bafana (of South Africa) was scheduled for Saturday in Zambia.

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This was disclosed in a statement on Tuesday evening by the Football Association of Zambia announced.


The statement read: “The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) regrets to inform members of the public that the international friendly match between Zambia and South Africa that was scheduled for National Heroes Stadium on Saturday, 7 September 2019 has been called off in view of the prevailing security concerns in South Africa.

“FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala has relayed the message to the South African Football Association (SAFA) about the decision.”

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