Fashion Sakala comes in at #24 in Open Zambia’s top Zambians of 2017. His performance in the COSAFA U-20s last year warranted a place on the COSAFA U-20 Best Eleven. He has done well to promote Zambian football abroad by putting in good performances in Russia for Spartak Moscow 2. This year he made his debut for the Chipolopolo against Algeria back in September.
Undoubtedly blessed with natural talent and blistering skills, which make comparisons with Bwalya, Chitalu and “Zoom” are likely to keep coming. If Sakala can keep improving alongside the abundance of talent in the U-20s another African Cup of Nations will be well within our reach. Maybe even a place at a World Cup in the future.