Ex-Zambia and Green Buffaloes striker Dudley Fichite was on Thursday sentenced to 25-years in jail with hard labour for defiling a minor.
Lusaka High Court Judge Sharon Newa said Fichite’s sentence is a warning for anyone abetting defilement in society.
Fichite on a date in December 2014 defiled a a 10-year-old minor who was on holiday at his home.
The minor was later infected with HIV-AID and Syphilis following the act.
Fichite, 36 who is a Staff Sergent in the Zambia Army, was prior to his conviction assistant coach at FAZ Division 1 club Riflemen.