10 Things You Didn’t Know About Stophira Sunzu

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  1. Stoppila Sunzu (born 22 June 1989), also known as Stophira Sunzu,is a Zambian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Metz.
  2. Stopilla Sunzu was born in Chingola.
  3. He began his career with Afrisports of Kitwe.
  4. He was discovered at a U-16 tournament in Chambeshi, Zambia and he was referred to Afrisports.
  5. After representing Zambia at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, the 19-year-old was invited for trials at the English side Reading.
  6. He signed a loan contract for Châteauroux in September 2008 and after the end of the season on 30 June 2009 returned to Zanaco FC.
  7. In 2010, Sunzu transferred to TP Mazembe of Democratic Republic of Congo.
  8. In January 2013, he trained with Reading in the English Premier League with a view to being offered a contract.
  9. On 6 January 2014, Sunzu joined French Ligue 1 club Sochaux-Montbéliard along with his teammate Nathan Sinkala.
  10. Sunzu represented his country at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada.