Excited about Zambia’s convincing win against the tournament’s favorite, Senegal , most Zambian soccer fans are now predicting that the Chipolopolos ( Copper bullets as the team is known locally ) will lift the Continental trophy for the first time in more than 40 years of the tournament’s existence.
ZANIS sports reports that almost five out of ten Zambians are certain that the Chipolopolos, though the tournament’s under dogs, will be the
champions in Bata, Equitorial Guinea.
On the other hand more than three out of ten Zambians have predicted that the Zambian team will reach the semifinals.
Below are the predictions obtained on the official FAZ website.
Champions (46.68 % votes)
Semi-finalists (30.28 % votes)
Quarter-finals (12.26 % votes)
Group Stage (10.78 % votes)