By Mercy Chewe
Zambia captain Joseph Banda has won two awards at the Boys’ Under-17 football tournament hosted at the Region 5 Games in Maseru, Lesotho.
Banda was voted Player of the Tournament.
He also finished as joint top scorer on five goals together with Malawi’s Masambiro Kalua.
Banda led Zambia to winning silver at the regional games.
Zambia lost 2-1 to Angola in the final played on Wednesday morning.
Meanwhile, the Player of the Tournament award will see Banda go to Spain as a guest of LaLiga Santander.
Banda will train with an academy in Spain and he is also expected to play an official match.