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Zambia's Mumba Mwape

Mwape blending African, European educations

In spite of still being a fortnight shy of his 19th birthday, Mumba Mwampe has already covered an impressive distance in his search for an education in football. Four different countries, across two continents, are already under his belt with the

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Gianluigi Buffon and Thomas Nkono.

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