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Chibwe takes up leadership role


NATIONAL team goalkeeper Cyril Chibwe says as a senior player, he will do his part to motivate youngsters to perform to expectation at the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Cup kicking off tomorrow in Durban, South Africa. Chibwe said football comes with pressure and senior players have an obligation to show direction to youngsters.
Zambia will join the competition at the quarter-finals and will play the winner of Group A, which has Angola, Botswana, Comoros Islands and Seychelles. “Football is all about pressure. You start with the group stage, there is pressure. You go to the quarter-finals, there is pressure. It’s just up to us to live up to the expectation of fans,” Chibwe, who recently signed a two-year deal with Super League giants Zesco United, said. “We need to go there and pull our socks, tighten the rope, then the results will come.” He said in an interview that for young players to CLICK TO READ MORE