SAINTS are likely to be without striker Emmanuel Mayuka for up to a month later this season, after he helped Zambia qualify for the African Cup of Nations.

The 21-year-old, below, was part of the side that won a dramatic play-off with Uganda at the weekend to book a place in the finals.

The tournament is scheduled to run from January 19 to February 10, in South Africa, meaning Saints could be without Mayuka’s services for an extended period of time in the new year.

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