FNB Zambia has supported the under-20 national football squad since 2016 and are very proud of their latest achievements.
This week, the 2017 Zambia Under-20 national squad scooped the continental African Union Sport Council (AUSC) Region 5, Regional Annual Sport Award (RASA) for Team of the Year in South Africa. The award, presented at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Johannesburg, recognised the team for conquering against all odds and with extraordinary consistency at regional and international levels.
Also recognised at the event was coach Beston Chambeshi, a finalist for the Coach of the Year award, for his stellar management of the U20 side.
Head, Strategic Marketing and Communications, Clotilda Mulenga said, “We are thrilled that our Under 20 National Football team have received such a prestigious international accolade in recognition of their special efforts and incredible talent. This achievement only further reaffirms our belief in the team which we have supported since 2016.”
Among other criteria cited for the award, the Zambia U20 National Team, who are powered by FNB Zambia:
The team also succeeded against Rwanda, beating them 3-1 on aggregate. Expect more promising young talent as they continue to make Zambia proud! The upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia and Zambia’s U20 National Team will face either Burundi or Sudan in the third round of qualifiers.
For more information, contact Ms. Clotilda Mulenga, Head, Strategic Marketing and Communications.