Francis Kasonde (born 1 September 1986) is a Zambian professional footballer who plays for Sabah in Malaysia Premier League. Kasonde mainly plays as a centre-back but also can play as a defensive midfielder or as a right-back.
|Full name||Francis Kasonde|
|Date of birth||1 September 1986|
|Place of birth||Kitwe, Zambia|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Centre-back, Defensive midfielder|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2019-02-23|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2017-03-20
Style of playEdit
The versatile defender who is comfortable across the back four, can also operate as a holding midfielder.
Kasonde is also a regular member of the Zambian national team from 2005 until 2013. He was the key of the Zambian team that won the 2012 African Cup of Nations. He earned his international debut in 2005 and scored his first goal against Egypt in a 1–1 draw.
- http://www.zambianfootball.net/2009/02/03/njobvu-surprised-with-reports-that-they-are-stranded-in-russia/ (in English)
- "Sabah complete signing of Zambian international Francis Kasonde". stadium.my. 5 June 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
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