FORMER Zambia National Soccer Team Captain, Dickson Makwaza has died aged 77. He passed away in the early hours of today.

Nicknamed “Barbed-Wire” due to his tenacity in defence, he is one of the most decorated players in Zambian soccer history he captained the chipolopolo side that made its first ever appearance at the African Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt in 1974.

Makwaza also captained Mufulira Wanderers and was voted Zambian footballer of the year in 1973. He later coached Wanderers and several other club sides.

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