The national team has shown poor performance lately and the FA boss is hoping the stars who recently secured the moves will revive them
The President of the Zambian Football Association, Andrew Kamanga, has linked the country’s dream of qualifying for the World Cup to Fashion Sakala, Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka.
The three Chipolopolo stars have secured a move to new European clubs where they have already participated in the preseason programs, and Kamanga, referring to their progress so far, has explained how they promise a better future.
“In Europe, our boys who were breaking new ground made the right noise when they settled in their new surroundings,” Kamanga told Faz media.
“It may be just beginning to make wild announcements, but we are very happy with what we’ve been seeing in Scotland so far, where [Fashion] Sakala, who is in the books of the giant Glasgow Rangers who is coached by the legendary Steven Gerrard, has settled in admirably well.
“We saw a flash of what we already know in that goal against Real Madrid that announced his arrival at Ibrox. Just across the street in England, [Enock] Mwepu and [Patson] Daka has also joined their pre-season clubs in Brighton and Leicester, where they have blended in seamlessly.
“Everyone knows how they are doing now, and we hope that they will continue to break new ground. With more players in the top European leagues, we have greater chances of making our national team to the World Cup remains an elusive goal. “
The top official of the association hopes that the trio will open more doors for many Zambian footballers to enter the European football market: “At the moment we still have to leave a permanent footprint in the top European leagues in order to open doors for more talent to showcase their talent. ” ,” he added.
“The success of our current generation of players on European soil will inspire many others to dream of making it into the top leagues. We are proud of what our boys are doing in Sweden, Russia, Poland and Austria, among others.
“Our prayer is that some of our best talents who trade domestically and in the African continent can reinforce themselves and make promotion to the top world leagues a realistic goal. We believe that the World Cup qualifiers on Beginning September 1, 2021. ” , we can count on the form of some of our top players.
After Zambia failed to qualify for the African Nations Cup finals in Cameroon and performed poorly at Cosafa, Zambia made a technical change and relieved Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic from his coaching duties.