Spotlight on christopher katongo
As Zambia competes in the AFCON 2012 with our first match being played today. We will be taking a look at our players.
First up is striker Christopher Katongo . Zambian international footballer who plays professionally for Chinese club Henan Construction F.C., as a striker.
Born in Mufulira, Katongo played with Butondo West Tigers and Kalulushi Modern Stars before moving to Green Buffaloes in 2001.In 2004, Katongo moved to South African side Jomo Cosmos, before moving to Danish side Brøndby in January 2007.In August 2008, Katongo moved again, this time to German club Arminia Bielefeld. In July 2010, he moved to Greece to play for Skoda Xanthi.In July 2011, Katongo signed a two-and-half-year contract with Chinese Super League side Henan.
Katongo made his international debut in 2003,and after scoring a hat-trick against South Africa in September 2007, Katongo was promoted in the Zambian Army from corporal to sergeant.
Katongo has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.
A recent interview
|Date of birth||31 August 1982|
|Place of birth||Mufulira, Zambia|
|Height||1.69 m (5 ft 6 1?2 in)|
|Current club||Henan Construction|
|1999||Butondo West Tigers|
|1999–2001||Kalulushi Modern Stars|