This week FIFA.com's round-up of the next seven days of birthdays features FIFA World Cup™ winner Pierre Littbarski, Nigerian legend Finidi George and Zambian CAF Africa Cup of Nations winner Felix Katongo.
The four sets of brothers - three of which will face off in this week's semi-finals - are just the start of the family connections at the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations.
Back at the Zambia helm for a second time, Herve Renard will travel to the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations without striker Jacob Mulenga, but the French tactician can draw on the legacy left by predecessor Dario Bonetti.
Surprise package Zambia derailed highrollers Gabon 2-1 to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals for the first time in 14 years.
Tunisia, the 2004 African champions, were held to a 1-1 draw by spirited Zambia in Group D of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.
Kalusha Bwalya, a legend of African football and the newly appointed president of the Zambian FA, was in Zurich on Friday.