Young hopes - which Zambian football players can make it in Europe?

| 14.07.2020
Young hopes - which Zambian football players can make it in Europe?

TOP 6 Highly Talented Zambian Football Players

Football is entertaining. It's fun and is a craze in some setting. It is the most popular sport in Zambia. Many Zambians will throng stadia for football entertainment. Zambia has had a fair share of football stars who have made it in the global arena. The likes of Kalusha Bwalya, who was a FIFA nominee for footballer of the year in 1996.

The question in many Zambians mind is who the upcoming talent in football is. Who will take Zambia to the next level of football glory? Who are these young talent that Zambia will watch playing in prominent and lucrative leagues in Europe? Who are those footballing stars that will propel Zambia to footballing glory?

In this article, we enlist some of the youthful, upcoming, and prolific footballing talents that should be at the lander of fans. Those aspirants are willing to walk in the footsteps of Kalusha Bwalya, Christopher Katongo and Isaac Chanisa, Zambia's footballing greatest. These then are some of the football talents that are rising to the international stage of fame and wealth.

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1. Partson Daka

Partson Daka is a footballing sensation. He is arguably one of the best rising stars in the Zambia football arena and in Africa. Confederation of African Football CAF nominated him in 2018 as the most prolific footballer and young player of the year. At only 21 years of age, Daka plays for Austria football giant Red Bull Salzburg in the Bundesliga. He discovered his talent at an early age and joined a football program called Zambia rising discovered stars. He had prayed for the Zambia national team.

Daka notable achievement includes winning accolades in under 20 football AFCON. He scored against Barcelona in the semifinals of the UEFA youth league. His current team Red Bull Salzburg is where Sadio Mane, a Liverpool striker and a football star, horned his footballing skill. It's also the team that natured the likes of Naby Keita, who is a midfielder at Liverpool. It's no wonder then that Partson may be eyeing a place in the lucrative English premier league.

2. Gamphani Lungu

Gamphani Lungu

Born on 19th September 1998, Lungu plays for a southern Africa premier division supersport united. He has also played for Power Dynamos Football Club. He is a forward. He also plays for the Zambia national team. He is a prolific goal scorer. Always lethal in front of goals  

Born on 19th September 1998, Lungu plays for a southern Africa premier division supersport united. He has also played for Power Dynamos Football Club. He is a forward. He also plays for the Zambia national team. He is a prolific goal scorer. Always lethal in front of goals

3. Emanuel Banda

Emmanuel Banda is another of the rising star in Zambia football. Born in 1997, he has a member of the national football team. His international football started with Belgian pro league side KV Oostende before moving to his current team Djurgarden of Sweden. He is a player who is always hungry for goals.

4. Enock Mwepu


This midfielder was born in 1998. He is such a talent in this midfield position. Mwepu fans see him as a legend in the making. He is gifted in diagonal passes, accurate in through balls. He also has excellent vision. He is, in every aspect, a great midfielder. He is currently with Red Bull Salzburg. His fans see him as a ‘Yaya Toure’ of Zambia. His potential would significantly if he joined top flighty English or Italian clubs that he is eyeing. Like Juventus or Liverpool.

4&5. Justin Shonga and Augustine Mulenga 

These are youthful Orlando Pirates strikers. They are following in the footsteps of legendary Isaac Chansa of Zambia, who won many titles for Zambia and Orlando pirates. Shona and Mulenga have the potential to become world-class footballers given the right footballing environment. Professional football is working right for them. They have participated in world cup qualifiers.

6. Fashion Sakala


Fashion Sakala is another Zambian upcoming footballing talent playing international professional football in Belgium. He is a striker with Belgian pro league club KV Oostende and also with the Zambia national team. He captained Zambia under 20 African Cup of Nations.

English premier league

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There are many popular European leagues. They are home to a galaxy of players from all over the world. Zambia has several players in these leagues. English Premier League or EPL is arguably one of the most popular football leagues in Europe. It's home to top clubs like Manchester United and City, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, among others. It is one of the most competitive leagues, with teams having massive and near-fanatical followers. There are also decade old rivalries between these teams. Example Arsenal Manchester encounter is always a delightful match that even punters have difficulties predicting outcome. Liverpool and Manchester city encounter is a war of sort. Outcomes prediction goes beyond form.

EPL is also unique because nearly all the teams are strong enough to pull surprises. Most teams have their long history and sense of pride to safeguard. Records to break and preserve is the order of the day. Besides, EPL has multiple derbies that add to the pressure and intensity of the games. Big teams in the same neighborhood cities or counties like Manchester, London, Liverpool area is often highly competitive as no team can claim home status or advantage.

When it comes to online betting, EPL is perhaps the most popular game amongst bettors. It's no wonder many people are highly interested in the league with a view of making most cash while betting on them. Each of the games attracts millions across the online betting sites and among the bookmakers.

The need for football prediction sites
I am yet to meet a football fanatics who does not bet. Either for fun or for cash. To keep on to of the curve, football predictions are gaining a lot of popularity. One such new kid in the block is Not only does it offer all the latest predictions on EPL matches, but it also provides useful tips for the punters to make well-informed decision for free. The site provides a comprehensive prediction and boasts of 85% prediction success. It uses a robust algorithm and statistical analysis to make predictions. If you are looking for the best betting strategy, using a prediction site is surely the way to go.


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