Legendary Chipolopolo AFCON winning captain Christopher Katongo has admitted interest in taking charge of the national team in future.

Katongo who holds a CAF C Coaching License has also revealed he has started the process of upgrading his qualifications.

“I would love to one day coach the national team.It is every player’s dream to do so and I am already assistant coach at Green Buffaloes. I have started working on my badges” the 36-year old said in an interview with the Zambia Daily Mail newspaper.

When quizzed about his thoughts on the current Chipolopolo coach post that has been vacant since Belgian Sven Vandenbroeck’s departure and,the former Jomo Cosmos (South Africa), Brondby (Denmark) and Armenia Biefield (Germany) attacker refused to comment on matter claiming it is the association’s call to decide the next coach.

“It is not up to me to decide who FAZ should appoint.That is up to the FAZ executive committee” he said.

Katongo made his Chipolopolo debut in 2003 and went on to earn over 100 caps and captained the nation to its maiden AFCON title in 2012.



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