In a surprising turn of events, the Zambia Legends team managed to secure a stunning victory against the Barcelona Legends in an exhibition match. Despite the odds being against them, the 2012 Afcon winning Chipolopolo managed to score three goals and keep a clean sheet, much to the delight of the sold-out crowd at Heroes Stadium.
Zambia Legends soccer team defeated the Barcelona Legends thanks to goals from Collins Mbesuma, James Chamanga, and Clifford Mulenga. The unexpected victory was a testament to the skill and determination of the Zambia team.
However, before the game even began, the crowd gave a standing ovation to Ronaldinho, a former World Cup and Balon D’or winner, showing their appreciation for his contributions to the sport.
The game started off with a quick goal from Zambia’s Mbesuma, who capitalized on a mistake by the Barcelona defense to score just six minutes into the match. Despite Barcelona’s efforts to mount a comeback, Zambia held on for the win.
The match was filled with impressive displays of skill and fancy footwork, with players like Rainford Kalaba and Chisamba Lungu making impressive moves for the Zambian team, while Ronaldinho and Patrick Kluivert tried to outmaneuver the Zambian defense. It was a thrilling game that kept fans on the edge of their seats until the very end.
Chamanga played a crucial role in the win, scoring a goal with a beautiful curling shot past Barca keeper Guzman at the 66-minute mark. The win was a shock to many, but a testament to the skill and determination of the Zambia Legends team.
The game was neck and neck until substitute Kalusha Bwalya made a crucial play, setting up Mulenga to score Zambia’s third goal with only 6 minutes remaining in the game.
Despite the loss, the Barca Legends are continuing their tour of the country and are scheduled to visit various locations on Friday before departing over the weekend.