Football Association of Zambia ( FAZ ) president Andrew Kamanga has congratulated national team striker Patson Daka for emerging winner of the 2017 Confederations of African Football (CAF) Youth Player of Year Award.
“On behalf of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Executive and the entire football family, I would like to congratulate national team striker Patson Daka for winning the 2017 Confederations of African Football (CAF) Youth Player of Year Award, “ he said.
Kamanga says he is extremely pleased with striker Daka’s achievements both at domestic and International level it is for this reason that the player has thus far been a great ambassador and role model for the Zambian game and the entire nation.
He said the rewards Daka was reaping today are the fruits of yesterday’s struggles but advised the player to also be mindful that fame comes with great responsibilities.
“It is also worth acknowledging that you have set a high bar for yourself and many young people who are looking up to you.
“Therefore, as you celebrate your achievements, may I urge you to remain disciplined and steadfast,” said Kamanga
The FAZ president further wished the 2017 Confederations of African Football (CAF) Youth Player of Year God’s guidance in all his future endeavors.
This is contained in a statement obtained by ZANIS sports signed by FAZ Communications manager Desmond Katongo.