Zambia’s soccer icon Kalusha Bwalya has advised footballers to spend their money wisely because football careers do not last forever. Kalusha, the former Football Association of Zambia president, posted on his Facebook page advising football clubs to create mandatory pension schemes in a bid to curb destitution among retired footballers across the continent. “I remember the first thing I bought when I received my first professional pay cheque in Belgium – it was a shiny black Golf GTI (Big deal in those days). I spent every cent I earned every month. The last of my worries was my tomorrow. In fact, during the three and a half years I spent in Belgium, I did not save a cent and I…...

To continue reading this premium content, login to your account or Subscribe to our ePaper using the buttons below.
Log In Subscribe