Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) communication officer Erick Mwanza said on Friday that FIFA wrote to football governing bodies in the two countries concerning the date.

"We received correspondence from FIFA that the 2014 World Cup qualifier between Ghana and Zambia will be played on Friday, September 6, 2013 at Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi," he was quoted as saying by the Zambia Daily Mail.

He said the change of date will not dampen the spirit of the team, saying the team will fight have to ensure progress to the last round of the World Cup qualifiers.

Ghana leads Group D with 12 points while Zambia is second on 11 points. Sudan and Lesotho have two points apiece.


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