Chipolopolo trainer Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has apologized to fans following Zambia’s stunning misfortune to Eswatini at the continuous COSAFA Cup in South Africa.
The five-time champions lost 1-0 to Eswatini to remain lower part of Group A and the solitary group on zero focuses after two games and another two remaining to play.
Saturday’s loss comes two days after Micho young men wasted a one-nil halftime lead to lose 2-1 to Lesotho in their initial game on July 8.
“From our side it is difficult to acknowledge that we are losing matches. I accept we don’t have the right to lose,” he said.
“I might want to utilize this chance to apologize to our allies back home that we have lost the game,” Micho said during a live TV post-match meet.
“I can’t fault anybody. I can just say players sincerely made an honest effort. Shockingly the best of our players was adequately not to improve result today.”
Limping Zambia has handled a solid crew which is being captained by 2012 AFCON champion Kennedy Mweene at the local title.
“It’s anything but about how solid you are, it is about what you put on the field of play. Furthermore, it is about outcomes,” Micho said.
The Serb has conceded being feeling the squeeze as Zambia mentor.
“At the point when we talk about pressure, pressure is consistently in this work,” he said.
Chipolopolo face Botswana on July 13 and South Africa on July 14 as they plan for what is resembling a prize handover service in their excess two Group A matches.