Zambia wins 2012 Afcon trophy

Zambia is champions of the 2012 African Nations Cup tournament beating star-studded Ivory Coast 8-7 on penalties in Libreville, Gabon.

This is the first time the Copper Bullets have won the trophy.

After 90 minutes, the match went into extra-time. Didier Drogba missed a penalty on the 70th minute in the second half.

The Zambian team were keen on winning the trophy to honour their players who lost their lives in a plane crash in Gabon.

By Ekow Quandzie

  1. david says

    thank you boys Namibia loves you atlast southern africa is shining

  2. Tania Monde Sibeso Silumesii says

    We deserve the trophy. The guys played to win. i am so proud of them. we were regarded as the underdogs but we shocked everyone. well done boys, well done. proudly zambian indeed. i just knew it was coming this time around. Thank you Lord for the awesome gift. What a great gift to the fallen heroes of 93

  3. Josepg says

    Thanks chipolopolo boys and we are proud of you. At last we are all celebrating in our lovely county—Zambia. All also thank our neighbouring countries of southern africa, during the tornament, we felt loved by you all and you really supported us!!!! We love you all neighbors and may southern Africa now rejoice.

  4. Anonymous says

    Halleluah Chipolopol Boys for bring down the giant Elephant of Ivory Coast.You have made us proud as Southern Africa

  5. Daniel Chisanga says

    It had to come! It had to come!

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