Monday, June 24, 2024

Kalale’s injury career threatening, GRZ to evacuate him to South Africa

Zambia U17 midfielder Changwe Kalale has been left paralysed from the waist going down in an injury that could mark the end of a blossoming career following the road traffic accident that occurred on Sunday.

The young midfielder who also suffered a fracture on his left leg and a broken right arm in the same accident was yesterday moved from Kabwe General Hospital to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) and will now be evacuated to South Africa.

The ZamFoot Crew visited UTH this afternoon and were told that the injury is career threatening by medical staff.

“He is paralysed from the waist going downwards, but the government has agreed to evacuate him to South Africa.” a source at UTH told the ZamFoot Crew.

“The surgery they will do in South Africa is likely to concentrate on stabilizing his spine, but it’s hard to see him play again but anything is possible,” the source added.

The young midfielder whose career was on an upward swing recently put pen to paper at Power Dynamos and was expected to be key in the U17 national team’s first ever junior championship to be played in Niger.

He recently received a call up to the senior team.

And acting President Guy Scott today visited Kalale in hospital. Scott earlier went to Lusaka Trust Hospital where he visited Nyambe Mulenga who is also admitted after he suffered a broken leg in the same accident.

Goalkeeper Satchmo Chakawa is still admitted in Kabwe General Hospital.

The three players were travelling to Lusaka to join the national team camp when the accident which claimed four lives occurred near Kabwe.

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  1. Kalale May the lord be with you through this trying moment ,please don’t lose faith in your ability to over come this injury even if it may affect your career age is still on your side and alot doors are still open for you to improve and open them, stay blessed.

  2. Prayers for the young man. Very sad development, but hopefully with the right treatment and God willing, he is able to recover.

  3. Poor boy…Lord have mercy. We are sooo not in control of circumustances in this life…Good for the govt to atleast visit him and show concern by seeking specialist treatment for him, fingers crossed and prayers for him indeed.

  4. Very sad development. This is why players need insurance. This young lad has been robbed of a very promising career. God be with this young man.

  5. too bad dear kalale, God is able. He shall see yours days fulfilled. I wish u well and may our almight God grant u the desires of your heart. We will pray for you.

  6. For sure healing mercies are very necessary for the young man. To be paralyzed and hoping to play again, only miracles will happen. But nothing is impossible with the Almighty with prayers it’s possible.

  7. Everything happens for a reason,the lord will never leave or for sake you just have faith in him and everything will be o.k,God bless you young man.

  8. I declare total completion upon your body, from the crown of your head to the bottom of your feet, I declare that the same spirit that raised our Lord Jesus from the dead is in you and has revitalised your body. You’re healed in Jesus name.

  9. According to the scripture in John 4:4 Jesus Christ our LORD and personal savior said ask anything in my name and I will do it! As a country and soccer fans in particular we continue asking for a quick recovery , never mind the medical report because our LORD is above all doctors and human nature,God bless you and mother Zambia

  10. Prayers have been made but the young man needs God’s touch through MOG, if possible go to SCOAN and that powerful MOG will pray for you, God is a wonder and he can do all things above what man can do or think about. TB Joshua loves football and am sure if contacted he can allow you to go there so that Jesus can touch this young man. In the mean time we wish you a very quick recovery and God’s touch upon your life.

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