The multi-talented Kabange ‘Kalaba’ Mupopo has won Zambia’s first female track Gold at the 2015 All-Africa Games in Congo-Brazzaville.
Mupopo won Gold in the 400 meters womens final on Tuesday in Brazzaville.
“The race wasn’t difficult. It (The win) takes me higher to challenge other people not only in Africa but in Europe. I am just very happy for my Gold medal,” Mupopo told the BBC Sport.
Mupopo also won the 2014 African womens 400 meters championship title in her first year in competitive athletics after switching from the pitch to the track but later reached the semifinals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Mupopo is also Shepolopolo captain and is know as Kalaba thanks to her pace and devastating skill on the pitch.
She joins boxer Ben Muziyo on Zambia’s medal list in Congo-Brazzaville who won Bronze last week after reaching the Middleweight semifinals.