Zambia have replaced coach Honour Janza with George Lwandamina ahead of their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has placed Janza in charge of the country’s youth development programmes, while Lwandamina takes temporary charge of Chipolopolo.
It is understood, according to BBC Sport, that FAZ wish to appoint a foreign manager, with their current caretaker coach managing Zambian Super League side Zesco United.
“FAZ wishes to thank Honour Janza for the work undertaken during his time as coach of the Chipolopolo.” said a statement from the association.
“Janza remains a vital cog in the development initiatives the association continues to pursue in augmenting the development programmes that are taking our football forward and believe that his return to the Technical Department will reenergise the programmes that require his expertise and other stakeholders.”
Janza had led Zambia at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, which was held in Equatorial Guinea.