Some quotes from the ABSA Cup Weekend at Woodlands Stadium
The ABSA Cup quarter finals took place over the weekend at Woodlands Stadium with Konkola Blades, Zanaco, Lusaka Dynamos and six times Champions Zesco United all advancing to the semi finals.
Below the ZamFoot Crew’s columnist Musonda ‘Ba Muzo’ Chibulu takes a look at some the quotes.
1. “The way I know him, he is an agent, he is not a coach but I was surprised that he is coach for Prison Leopards.”
[Lusaka Dynamos assistant coach Ian Bakala describing Leopards boss Ishmael Balange as an agent masquerading as a coach]
2. “Umwana tubili not kamo,” (Don’t boast or sit on your laurels if you have one child)
[Kabwe Warriors strongman Big Mike Chirwa, prophetically spoke as his side led 1-0 against Zanaco but blew the lead and eventually lost on post match sudden death penalties]
3. “Andrew Kamanga, FAZ president with a K9 billion company.”
[Popular fan Kennedy MaGrocer poured praise like libation on FAZ president Andrew Kamanga as he arrived to watch the 2021 Absa Cup quarter-finals]
4. “You are giving them instructions on what to do?
[Balange directs his comment to the Lusaka Dynamos bench after it demanded a yellow card for a foul by Leopards]
5. “Waba $%@*”
[Clifford Mulenga reacts to taunts when coming on as a substitute for Forest Rangers against Konkola Blades]
7. “Lelo chibuku yalapwa ku Chililabombwe!” (Opaque beer will run out in Chililabombwe)
[An excited fan exclaims after seeing Division One Blades shock Super Division Forest Rangers 1-0]
8. “Ama ref balaipaya bola.” (The referees will kill the game).
[Kansanshi Dynamos officials complain against alleged biased refereeing despite getting a penalty in the 89th minute converted by goalkeeper Scott Mwanza to send the tie to post match penalties.
9. “Absa nipatali, FAZ manje is giving pizza Kuli bena Kamanga.”
[A fan carrying boxes of pizza from a nearby eatrie at the Lewanika courtesy of FAZ vouchers gratefully takes a sit at Woodlands Stadium]
10. “Wedson Nyirenda, the only coach of Chipolopolo to beat Algeria home and away.”
[Stadium announcer as the Lusaka Dynamos boss emerges from the tunnels]
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