Zambia's Augustine Mulenga loses daughter while playing against Nigeria

Zambia's Augustine Mulenga loses daughter while playing against Nigeria

- Augustine Mulenga's daughter died while he was playing for Zambia in Uyo

- Officials refused to tell him he had lost his daughter when he was in action

- The player was part of the team that lost to Nigeria in the World Cup Qualifier

Chipolopolo of Zambia star Augustine Mulenga reportedly lost his daughter while he was in action for his country against Nigeria over the weekend.

He was part of the team that lost 1 - 0 to Nigeria in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier in Uyo.

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The player had scored in the 22nd minute of the game but his goal was disallowed by the referee.

Zambia's Augustine Mulenga loses daughter while playing against Nigeria

Mulenga had a goal disallowed against Nigeria. Photo: Zambian Observer

The Zambian Observer report that officials knew the winger had lost his daughter but could not tell him as he was focused on helping his country qualify for the World Cup in 2018.

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Alex Iwobi scored late in the second half to send Nigeria through to her sixth FIFA World Cup appearance.

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Source: Sports.naij.com

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