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Katongo honoured by Zambia Army

African champion skipper Chris Katongo has been honoured by the Zambia Army.

Katongo, a Warrant Officer Class I in the army, was presented with an army trophy of honour by Zambia Army deputy commander Major Gen. Toply Lubaya at a ceremony at Arakan barracks on Monday.

The Zambia Army award is in recognition of his being voted and awarded the BBC African Footballer of the Year award.

The army also presented trophies and flowers to other Chipolopolo stars who are army officers - Felix Katongo and Nathan Sinkala.

The ceremony was attended by senior army officers, National Sports Council of Zamia vice chairman Mwamba Kalenga, Faz spokesperson Erick Mwanza, sports media personnel and the Green Buffaloes FC team.


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