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Phakaaathi Reporter
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27 Sep 2017
10:31 am

New Pirates striker accused of being big-headed

Phakaaathi Reporter

Nkwazi FC head coach Albert Mphande was given a three-week forced leave by the club after falling out with striker Justin Shonga.

Justin Shonga of Zambia (Photo by Michael Sheehan/Gallo Images)

It is reported by the Zambian Daily Mail that the pair had a fallout that led to the coach being placed on leave.

Mphande is said to have accused the new Orlando Pirates striker of being big-headed because he plays for the Zambian national team.

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Zambia Police Service director of sport Adrian Kashala is said to have reprimanded the coach for his statements about the striker.

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