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The Zambian CAF/FIFA medical officer Dr Joseph Kabungo who died during the World cup playoff match between Nigeria and Ghana will have his funeral held in the stadium to honor his contribution to the game.

The body of the late arrived in his home country Zambia on Wednesday afternoon via an Ethiopian Airlines flight ET873 and landed at kenneth international airport in Lusaka city.

Dr Kabungo died while on official duty in Abuja for the second leg, final qualifying match between Nigeria and Ghana that ended 1-1.

“The funeral service of Doctor Kabungo will be held at Woodlands stadium on Thursday with burial set for the same day at Memorial Park in Lusaka,” the football association of Zambia have confirmed.

Published by Calvin Kaumba Chikenge

I am a journalist. passionate about culture , sports and developmental story writing.

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