Throwback Thursday: Zambia v Ghana
The rivalry between Zambia and Ghana has stood for a long time now. With the head to head standing at seven wins for Ghana and five wins for Zambia, the West Africans had been dominant over Zambia winning all the five games played up to the 90’s.
When Zambia won independence in 1964, Kenneth Kaunda invited Kenya and Ghana to play Zambia as part of the independence celebrations.
Kwame Nkrumah’s boys did not show respect for the ‘new country’ as the Black Stars outscored Zambia to win 4 – 3 on 25th October 1964, a day after Zambia’s independence, marking Zambia’s first loss.
But the Chipolopolo have be pushing their weight around in recent meetings winning five of the last seven encounters….
In the picture, it was another encounter between Zambia and Ghana.
Identify the two players and which game this was.[Hampango C]
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