Zambia are the African champions, 19 years after his national team perished in a plane crash that has undermined relations with Gabon
- "For the majority of Zambians, it was like to put something to bed." This was a declared supporter of his country after dramatic penalty shootout win in Côte d'Ivoire in the final of the African Cup of Nations on Sunday. The worst football disaster in Zambia took place 19 years ago, when an old rickety military plane carrying a team of talented national crashed after takeoff, killing all aboard. The plane had refueled only in Libreville, Gabon, and disaster plunged relations between Zambia and Gabon to new lows. There were more lines of who should pay for the research and theories that the plane was accidentally shot by the army of Gabon. Therefore, it was predestined that the return of equipment known as copper bullets should have started with a draw against Senegal, where the aircraft was heading 1993, and should be completed in Gabon. Many people think that ghosts of the team fell while playing with them. He gives the team a whole new meaning.
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