Date:Wednesday January 9 2013
Peterborough United defender has been confirmed in the 23-man squad for DR Congo ahead of the African Cup of Nations.
The 26-year-old central defender, voted last seasons Player of the Season for Posh, today [Wednesday 9th January] confirmed that he has made the final squad of 23 players for DR Congo's campaign in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Tweeting from Africa, Zakuani said: 'It's official I have made the 23 man squad for DR Congo's African Cup of Nations adventure. Thank you God.'.
Zakuani will be involved in the three group games that are scheduled for the following dates:
20/01/13: Ghana v DR Congo (15:00)
24/01/13: Niger v DR Congo (18:00)
28/01/13: DR Congo v Mali (17:00 in Durban)
It means he will definitely miss the home game with Hull City on 19th January and the away trip to the Reebok the following week when Posh face Bolton Wanderers (unless Bolton are involved in the FA Cup). He has already missed FA Cup defeat to Norwich City and will be missing from this weekends match at Nottingham Forest.
If DR Congo make it through their group games, the quarter finals are on 2rd and 3rd February meaning he will also miss the home match against Burnley.
Success at that stage would mean he could also miss the home match with Leicester City on 9th February.
It is a massive achievement for Zakuani and a proud moment for everyone connected with Posh.
Good luck Gaby.
UP THE POSH
Follow me on Twitter: @mwl1967
Join Vital Peterborough United!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
Vital Posh is 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital Posh today?
It's easy to REGISTER HERE. Simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!.
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Posh at email@example.com .
Vital Peterborough is also on:
Date:Wednesday January 9 2013
Vital Posh MOTM v Preston North End Poll (Monday December 22 2014)
Stats: Peterborough United v Preston North End (Monday December 22 2014)
Rate The Ref - Posh v Preston - Darren Sheldrake (Monday December 22 2014)
Team News: Peterborough United v Preston North End (Saturday December 20 2014)
Lilywhites Favourites To Beat Posh (Saturday December 20 2014)
Vital Posh MOTM Results -V- Leyton Orient (Friday December 19 2014)
Ref Watch: Peterborough United v Preston North End (Friday December 19 2014)
Posh v Preston - Sky Bet League One Predictions (Tuesday December 16 2014)
Turkish Messi Named In Team Of The Week (Monday December 15 2014)
Vital Posh NOVEMBER Goal of the Month (Poll) (Sunday December 14 2014)
|7. Notts County||20||8||7||5||5||31|
|Clough Disappointed With Walsall Point
» Sheff Utd : 22/12/2014 16:06:00
|O'Neil amp; Adelakun Talk Bradford Draw
» Scunthorpe : 22/12/2014 15:57:00
|Walsall Rise In Social Media Index
» Walsall : 22/12/2014 15:49:00
|A Well Deserved Point For Robins
» Scunthorpe : 22/12/2014 15:47:00
|Hill - Officials Hindered Us Against Notts County
» Rochdale : 22/12/2014 15:05:00