Zambia cancel friendly match with South Africa

Zambia , amonge African countries to react on xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

A source Confirmed that Zambia’s football association has cancelled a friendly match against South Africa scheduled to take place on Saturday in the capital, Lusaka.

Elsewhere, Nigeria Afrobeat star Burna Boy has vowed never to set foot in South Africa again following fresh violence that has erupted mostly targeted at foreign nationals.

added that some South Africans were “amazing, progressive African people”… but not many at all”.

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Lemme also say that there are some South Africans who are Amazing, Progressive AFRICAN people and I will forever Love them like I Love myself. But they are not many at all.

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But he went on to say that he was not encourage violence of any kind.

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And to my Brothers and sisters I am not encouraging any Violence or anything but please PLEASE Protect and Defend yourselves at all times, it may not seem like it but there’s always a way. Management will now take back control of Burna Boy’s Social media. God bless AFRICA ✊🏾

Anger over the violence led to one branch of the South African supermarket Shoprite being vandalised in Nigeria’s main city of Lagos.