Will Daka and Mwepu finally put Zambia on English football’s map?

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 07:58:00 GMT 13

Will Daka and Mwepu finally put Zambia on English football’s map?


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“I’ve had to do things differently because it’s a bit more difficult to expose your players from here,” says Lee Kawanu. “If someone hears about Zambia, first of all they would like to know where it is on the map.”

More than half a century after Zambia’s Emment Kapengwe and Freddie Mwila became the first African players to sign for Aston Villa under Tommy Docherty, the arrival of their compatriots Patson Daka and Enock Mwepu in the Premier League this summer set pulses racing among Chipolopolo supporters.

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