Today is a day for goalkeepers to celebrate! Not one, not two, but FOUR goalkeepers share the same birthday! Hazel Nali, Chitete Munsaka, Mangani Banda, and Philip Banda are all part of an elite group of individuals born on this special day.
It’s not every day that you come across a group of talented individuals who share the same passion for football and the same birth date. And when that group consists of goalkeepers, it’s like a dream come true for any football fan!
Hazel Nali, the Copper Queens goalkeeper, has been stealing the show with her lightning-fast reflexes and incredible saves. She’s a force to be reckoned with on the pitch, and her fans can’t get enough of her!
Born on 4,April in 1998 is Hazel Natasha Nali is a female Zambian football player who plays as a goalkeeper.
At club level, Nali has played for Chibolya Queens, Nchanga Queens , Indeni Roses , Green Buffaloes , Hapoel Be’er Sheva 🇮🇱 and Fatih Vatan Spor
In 2014 Nali played for Zambia’s under-17 squad in the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. She played all the three games for Zambia, losing 2–0 to Italy and 4–0 to Venezuela before beating Costa Rica 2–1. In the same year, Nali was named in the Zambia senior squad for the 2014 Africa Women’s Championship
Chitete Munsaka, the Under-20 goal custodian, is another rising star in the world of football. She’s been making a name for herself with her exceptional skills, and it’s only a matter of time before she becomes a household name.
Mangani Banda, the Nkana goal custodian, is a stalwart in the Zambian Premier League. His superb shot-stopping ability and commanding presence in the box have made him a fan favourite.
Born on 4,April in 1997 is Mangani Banda a Zambian Football Goalkeeper who is celebrating his 26th birthday today the 4th of April,2023.
Mangani Banda was part of the 2017 Bola Na Lesa Zambia Under 20 national team which was managed by Beston Chambeshi. The team went on to win the TotalEnergies Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations and reached as far as the Quarter-finals of the Under 20 World Cup.
Last but not least, we have Philip Banda, the elder brother of Mangani Banda, who is also a goalkeeper for NAPSA Stars. It’s incredible to see two brothers excelling in the same field and sharing a birthday!
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So, on this special day, let’s raise a glass to these four talented goalkeepers. Here’s to more spectacular saves, more clean sheets, and more memorable performances in the years to come! Happy birthday, keepers!