Sunzu will be playing with players that are already tired in China, says Janza
Chipolopolo Boys coach Honour Janza has come out fighting as he discourages national team captain Stopilla Sunzu from trekking to China.
There are widespread reports from France that the 25 year old former TP Mazembe defender is on the verge of joining Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua.
“In Europe, he would have multiplied his talent as quickly as possible but in China it would be more of him tuning himself because he might be playing with players that are already tired,” Janza has been quoted.
“China won’t give him the hype that he requires at his level. He is young and the type of football in China, apart from the finances, is not comparable to the benefits of playing with a European side,” Janza added
“So the pace may differ and he may think he is the a star there but when he plays with a highly competitive side you find that it affects him. We can’t stop him we can only advise. He has what it takes to play in the European league.”
Striker James Chamanga is one of the longest African players still playing in the Chinese League while former internationals Chris Katongo and Isaac Chansa also had spells there.
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