Aaron Katebe

Aaron Katebe

Defender

Aaron Katebe is a Zambian U-20 player who has started featuring for the Zambian National Team. He was drafted into the Zambia team that faced Angola in a friendly on May 16, where he earned his fist cap for the Zambian National Team in a goalless draw against Angola. The youthful Katebe played the most of the game defence, before being moved into the midfield position.

Katebe started his career at Zambian based club Afrisports one of Zambia’s most successful developmental teams that produced has established Zambia internationals Jacob Mulenga, Rainford Kalaba and Stopilla Sunzu, it is known as the 'Ajax of Zambia'. He was then transfered to Hwange FC of Zimbabwe from Afrisports at the beginning of 2011 and had the opportunity to play in the 2012 African Confederations Cup.

He is described as a very athletic player, capable of playing in defense or as a defensive midfielder. He combines good ball holding abilities and a commanding presence despite his youth. It is these qualities, that have drawn the attention of the Zambian National Team, where he is being groomed as a defender with the ability to move forward and contribute in the midfield.