The Zambia national football team will return to action in November for the Cameroon 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifiers following the scheduled dates set by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

The chipolopolo boys will play Botswana in their rescheduled Group H home and away qualifier during the week of November 9-17.

This was after the date for the tournament was postponed in March to January 2022 due to the outbreak of Covid-19.

Zambia sits at the bottom of the group with zero points and the Zebras are on third place with one point while Zimbabwe and Algeria have four and six points respectively after two games played by all the teams.

Meanwhile, soccer analyst Yotam Mwanza has urged the national team to give it their best at the qualifiers.

The boys ought to work hard even as they face Botswana as their first opponent in the upcoming qualifiers

said Mwanza.

Meanwhile, the qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 FIFA world cup will be played from May 31 to November 16, 2021.

Zambia is in Group B with Tunisia, Eqautorial Guinea and Mauritiana.

Group B winner will then advance to the final 10 knockout stage to be played home and away during the match week of November 8-16, 2021.