Former President Rupiah Banda has joined the Zambian high powered delegation traveling to Gabon to watch AFRCON 2012 finals between Zambia and Ivory Coast at the request of President Michael Sata.
The former President is an ardent soccer fan.
President Banda will join First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda and Vice President Guy Scott to give solidarity and support to the Chipolopolo boys.
And President Sata has sent a good will and solidarity message to the Chipolopolo boys ahead of tomorrows clash.
President Sata has urged the team to remain resolute and optimistic especially with the unwavering support it is enjoying from both government and the Zambian people