The runners from Lusaka Amateur Club were surprised when
President Edgar Lungu joined them in their Saturday run.
The members who run 12 KM every Saturday were surprised that
President Lungu was among the runners on State Lodge-Leopards
Residents in the area also disclosed that President Lungu was
now a familiar figure and sight jogging during his early
Today is President Lungu’s 61st birthday.
President Edgar Lungu says he is concerned about ‘declining’
standards among some sport disciplines in the country.
ZANIS reports that President Lungu has since challenged sport
organizers and the private sector to raise to the occasion and
uplift the declining sport disciplines.
The Head of State said this shortly before departure for Ndola,
in the Copperbelt province where he has gone to watch and give
solidarity to the Zambia National Soccer Team which plays
against Cameroon in the final 2018 Russia World Cup qualifier
Mr. Lungu, an ardent football-fan, said government is
determined to support organized sport disciplines in the
The President departed ZAF city airport and was seen off by
Vice President Inonge Wina, defense chiefs, some cabinet
ministers and senior PF and government officials.