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Zambia U-20 Soccer Team Upbeat On Germany Encounter

Head coach of the Zambia Under-20 national soccer team Beston Chambeshi said on Tuesday that his team was ready to face in the round of 16 at the ongoing in .

The Junior Chipolopolo will face Germany on May 31 at the Jeju World Cup Stadium to secure a place in the quarterfinals.

Considering it to be a grudge match, Chambeshi said that his boys were prepared for a good contest, and he was also happy that skipper Solomon Sakala was back in the team after being suspended for the final Group C match against .

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“It is nice for us to meet Germany after that encounter in 1988. It is a different ball game. These are new boys who have come on the scene,” a statement posted on the local soccer governing body’s website quoted the trainer as saying.

Germany beat Zambia 4-0 in the quarterfinal of the 1988 Olympic Games.

Yet, Chambeshi said that his charges will not be playing for revenge but approach the match with seriousness.

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