Kalulushi Municipal Council has honoured under 20 striker Enoch Mwepu with a high cost residential plot for his splendid performance at the on-going under 20 FIFA world cup in South Korea.
Kalulushi Municipal Council Mayor Rashida Mulenga who confirmed the development, says she was delighted that the under 20 Zambia National Soccer team exhibited resilience and endurance throughout their encounter at the world cup.
“The performance of the Under 20 Zambia National Soccer Team at the FIFA World Cup in South Korea is a clear manifestation of patriotism and team work.
On behalf of Kalulushi Municipal Council and indeed on my own behalf I wish to commend the lads for their splendid performance,” she said.
The Mayor says as way of encouraging the young people in the District, the Council has decided to honour Enock Mwepu with the high cost residential plot.
“Enock Mwepu has made us proud as Kalulushi District, especially that he comes from here and he has also made the country proud at large, it is on this premise that the Council has decided to honour him with a high cost residential plot as a way of saying thank you.” She added.
Ms Mulenga says the achievement by Mwepu should inspire would be footballers in the District.
She underscores the need for the district to identify youths who are making a difference in various sporting fields with the view of recognising them.
Ms Mulenga reiterated that the Council remain committed in ensuring that sportsmen and women are recognised for their achievement.