𝐉𝐎𝐒𝐇𝐔𝐀 𝐌𝐔𝐓𝐀𝐋𝐄 – 𝐙𝐀𝐌𝐁𝐈𝐀’𝐒 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐋𝐘 𝐔𝐍𝐄𝐀𝐑𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐃 𝐌𝐈𝐃𝐅𝐈𝐄𝐋𝐃 𝐆𝐄𝐌!
There’s an explosion of midfield talent in the Zambia National Team at present. Joshua Mutale will rightfully claim his stake at Chipolopolo’s engine.
Straight from the Power Dynamos School of Soccer Excellence that was once graced by the incredibly gifted Alex ‘Computer’ Chola, the inspirational Wisdom ‘Summerbee’ Chansa, the ball wizard, Lucky ‘Muchofe’ Msiska and most recently the magical Mukuka ‘Deco’ Mulenga, in comes Joshua Mutale.
As a teenage sensation, Joshua Mutale graduated from the highly potent Power’s developmental side, Young Power. Mutale was a revelation of the Zambian Super Division in the recently ended 2021/2022 season.
Slick, diminutive, quick nimble feet with an amazing work rate in the middle of the pack, Mutale can play on either side of the wing but thrives in central midfield owing to his playmaking abilities. The young midfielder is effective with both feet.
I have had the privilege of interviewing a couple of former Zambia international attacking midfielders about Mutale’s abilities and they rate him highly. (These are former midfielders I respect highly in football).
Mutale thoroughly deserves the man-of-the-match award in this evening’s COSAFA triumph that has handed Zambia it’s sixth title following a one nil victory over Namibia courtesy of Abraham Kangwanda’s cracker of a goal.
With discipline and top notch managers, Mutale will be destined for greatness.
As the Chipolopolo faithful look ahead to the 2026 World Cup qualifiers to be hosted by Mexico, Canada and the United States of America, Zambia’s attacking midfield comprising of Enock Mwepu, Klings Kangwa, Patrick Gondwe, Joshua Mutale, Emmanuel Banda, Clatous Chota Chama and Larry Bwalya will be a real threat to opposing teams.
By Cinyemba kalama