Tribalism in national football

 

Editor,

I just saw the under 20 team that has been assembled for Korea. My question is, why is FAZ segregating players from other tribes? Why are they picking plates from only 2 tribes ?

Here is the under 20 ‘national team’:

Goalkeepers: Mangani Banda (Zanaco), Samson Banda (Zesco United), James Phiri (Circuit City)

Defenders: Moses Nyondo (Nkana), Prosper Chilufya (Kafue Celtic), Benson Chali (Forest Rangers), Solomon Sakala (Kabwe Warriors), Shemmy Mayembe (Zesco United), Edward Tembo (Gomes FC)

Midfielders: Sydney Phiri (Gomes FC), Crispin Sakulanda (Mufulira Wanderers), Harrison Musonda (Nkana), Enock Mwepu (Napsa Stars), Kenneth Kalunga (IFS, Denmark),

Strikers: Emmanuel Banda (Esmoriz, Portugal), Edward Chilufya (Mpande Youth)

 

MG