Three-time Africa footballer of the year Abedi Pele will be in Zambia next week to accompany the Africa Cup of Nations Trophy that is on a continental tour before heading back to next year’s Ghana finals.
The Africa Cup Trophy is on a continental tour courtesy of the biannual tournaments sponsors Stanbic Bank.
According to a statement from Stanbic Bank, the Africa Cup Trophy will be on display at three of its branches in Lusaka.
The branches are Lumumba, Matero including a stop at the Stanbic bank head offices at Woodgate House on Cairo Road.
They will also be an opportunity to meet Pele, who is the Stanbic Africa Cup of Nations Ambassador, at the Arcades Shopping Centre on December 7.
Times of when the Africa Cup Trophy will be on display at the four venues have yet to be announced.
“Who is better to bring the Trophy to the people, than the great legend himself â€“ Abedi Pele. He inspires football fans all over the continent,” Stanbic Zambia Stanbic Bank Managing Director, Larry Kalala.
“By bringing the trophy to the people, we at Stanbic Bank are extending the rewards of being part of a Pan African Banking Group to football fans across the continent, giving them the opportunity to be part of this truly African competition.”