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Is the play causing any issues with feeding? If it's not, I wouldn't worry about it. The AK is built with lots of room for error.

Additionally, I don't think you can just "replace" it without cutting the entire trigger guard off and re-riveting a new one on...
 

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At least on my Norinco, my two Romy "G-Kit" builds, and my Romy RPK build, the latch is not held on by a pin, but rather riveted on very permanently.

Who built/imported your rifle? The reason I ask is the more I look at this, the more it seems to me that it's not your latch that's out of spec, but rather your magazine well is out of spec. You could either solve the issue by contacting the manufacturer, or trying some different magazines...
 

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That explains a lot. The best description I've ever heard about Century's "builds" is they let a bunch of angry, drunken chimps loose on the guns and they hammer on the guns until someone throws them a bannana.

You might want to try some of the Bulgarian "Waffle" polymer magazines. They tend to fit a little bit tighter than the all steel ones. Look for a pair of concentric circles around a number 10...
 
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