By Mercy Chewe
New Zambia National Soccer Team coach Aljosa Asanovic begins life at the helm of Chipolopolo with the international friendly match against Iraq away in Baghdad on Friday evening.
Asanovic was unveiled as Chipolopolo coach in January after signing a four-year contract.
This is the first official match incharge for Asanovic as he heads Zambia against Iraq at Medina Stadium.
The Chipolopolo have already settled down in Baghdad after arriving there on Wednesday.
Asanovic has carried a squad of local players to Iraq.
The friendly match is expected to kick off at 19:00 hours.
Meanwhile, FAZ has tasked Asanovic to qualify Zambia to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.