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Zambia
Nickname(s) Chipolopolo (The Copper Bullets)
Association Football Association of Zambia
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation COSAFA (Southern Africa)
Head coach Sven Vandenbroeck (Contract ends March 2019)
Captain Kennedy Mweene
Most caps Kennedy Mweene (124)
Top scorer Godfrey Chitalu (79)
Home stadium National Heroes Stadium and Levy Mwanawasa Stadium
FIFA code ZAM
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA ranking
Current 82 Increase 1 (7 February 2019)
Highest 15 (February – May 1996, August 1996)
Lowest 102 (February 2011)
Elo ranking
Current 101 Decrease 19 (3 March 2019)
Highest 27 (6 April 1994)
Lowest 99 (May 2004)
First international
 Southern Rhodesia 0–4 Northern Rhodesia Northern Rhodesia
(Southern Rhodesia; 1946)
Biggest win
 Zambia 11–2 Swaziland 
(Lusaka, Zambia; 5 February 1978)
 Zambia 9–0 Kenya 
(Lilongwe, Malawi; 13 November 1978)
 Zambia 9–0 Lesotho 
(8 August 1988)
Biggest defeat
 Congo DR 10–1 Zambia 
(DR Congo; 22 November 1969)
 Belgium 9–0 Zambia 
(Brussels, Belgium; 3 June 1994)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 17 (first in 1974)
Best result Champions, 2012

Zambia national football team is the national football team of Zambia.

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