He was equally quick to add that they will strive to qualify for the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals.
Mweene, who was voted best goalkeeper at the Africa Cup of Nations, was speaking in an interview at State House after First Lady Christine Kaseba hosted a special luncheon for the victorious national team.
“We have just achieved one of our long-term objectives of winning the Africa Cup but for us we want to go a step further, that is to defend the title in South Africa.
“We also feel that it is now time to realize our long-term objective of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. I know these are difficult targets but we are determined to realize our dreams into reality,” Mweene said.