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AfCoN: Zambia Keeper Kennedy Mweene Scores Perfect Penalty Under Pressure vs Nigeria (Video)

By Chris Wright

With his side 1-0 down and the final whistle looming, Zambia needed a cool head to capitalise on the incredibly dubious penalty they were gifted against Nigeria in the AfCoN yesterday evening.

Up stepped Chipolopolo¬†goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene, who proceeded to stick away just about as perfect a penalty as you’re ever likely to see…

It don’t get much better than that peeps! Thanks to Mweene’s spot-kick chops the game ended 1-1, leaving Zambia level on points with The Super Eagles in the Group C table and just about keeping their title defense on track – mathematically at least.

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By Chris on January 26th, 2013 in International football, Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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3 Responses to “AfCoN: Zambia Keeper Kennedy Mweene Scores Perfect Penalty Under Pressure vs Nigeria (Video)”

  1. RJ says:

    So, why was the keeper taking the PK?

  2. TAYPOT says:

    Cos he truly is the Man! What a peno

  3. usrick says:

    In my experience, goalkeepers generally do well taking penalty kicks. When I coached youth teams, I did not have my keeper take penalty kicks because of the risk of a quick counterattack, but my keeper was always one my first three penalty takers when a draw had to be resolved.

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