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Lungu salutes victorious ChipolopoloBy Joseph Mwenda on 21 May 2017
President Edgar Lungu has congratulated Under-20 African Champions, for the 2-1 victory over two-time champions Portugal in their Group C FIFA World Cup, opening match played today in Jeju, South Korea.
This is according to a statement issued by Special Assistant to the President for press and public relations Amos Chanda.
“The continued victory of this team demonstrates the reality of unlimited possibility that always beckons us. The extraordinary unity of purpose among these young people creates the winning team spirit that continues to propel them from one victory to another. This is a great example these young footballers are giving the nation across all other spheres of our national life that we can win. Let us focus on national unity and learn from footballers that team spirit is the best way to propel this great nation forward,” Chanda quoted President Lungu as saying.
He said the President was hopeful and confident that the team would bring greater glory to Zambia.
The President has hailed Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) President Andrew Kamanga and his executive for their able leadership and commitment to take football to another level. President Lungu has pledged full support to the team and FAZ during and after the tournament so that the nation builds this team into a formidable future national team,” read Chanda’s statement.
About Joseph Mwenda
Joseph Mwenda is a Zambian journalist experienced in political news writing, photography and video editing.
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