The Sensational Zanaco and Zambia U20 National team Striker feels his fellow country man should have been named CAF’s player of the year based in Africa.
Fashion Sakala was disappointed with the outcome of the award as he expected the Chipolopolo skipper to scoop the prestigious award. Sakala is however confident this is not the last Africa is hearing of the Prince of Kamalondo.
“Kalaba deserved the Award because he was outstanding for the club and he also won the CAF Confederations cup. Am sure the only thing that made the Sundowns duo to pose a challenge to Master for the award was the champions league they won”-he told Soka25east.com in an exclusive interview
“We put him in prayers not to backslide and he’s a good player he just has to continue working hard to win it next year and may
God bless him “- he added.
Rainford Kalaba made the cut for the CAF player of the year top three shortlist alongside Kharma Billiat and Dennis Onyango the eventual winner. Kalaba had a fantastic 2016 for TP Mazembe topping their scoring charts with 14 goals and he further made 5 assits.