?> October 9, 2015 | ZamFoot

Friday, October 9th, 2015


FAZ councilors convene to restructure league

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) reconvened annual general meeting (AGM) is on tomorrow – Saturday, 10th October at the government complex. A notice sent to clubs by FAZ general secretary George Kasengele, indicated that the only item on the agenda is the Premier League restructuring. The councilors are expected to endorse the new league structure proposed by FAZ. The new Premier League will transform the present structure into four (4) streams of the First Division. Each first division stream will have 16 teams and the streams will be dividedRead More

Mighty fail to win at home against Nakambala

Second from bottom Nakambala Leopards on Friday afternoon managed to hold Mighty Mufulira Wanderers to a 1 – 1 draw to complete the week 27 rescheduled fixtures which were played during this week. Mighty were the first to score in the opening five minutes through Eric Chibuye who took his tally to five for the season but the ‘Sugar boys’ came back in the game with a goal from Elijah Banda in the 15th minute. With this draw, Mighty have now failed two win at home in three consecutive gamesRead More

Short biography of interim FIFA president Hayatou

Issa Hayatou was born in Cameroon on 9 August 1946 and enjoyed a successful career as an athlete, having played football in university and having been a member of both his country’s athletics and basketball senior national teams. A physical education teacher, Hayatou took an important step in his administrative career in football at the age of 28, when he became the General Secretary of the Cameroon Football Federation – an institution he would go on to chair between 1985 and 1988. In 1988 he was elected as CAF PresidentRead More

Mayuka in treatment room with a harmstring injury

Zambia’s French export Emmanuel Mayuka has been ruled out of action for 4-6 weeks after suffering a tear in his harmstring. The Metz striker was not named in the Chipolopolo Boys’ squad for a friendly against Egypt as he is still regaining his match rhythm and fitness and this injury is a blow for the Chipolopolo faithful. “Victim of a muscle injury at the end of match in Brest, last Saturday, Zambian striker spent examinations this week and the diagnosis is severe: it is suffering from a tear in theRead More

Highlights: Chisamba goal v Krylia Sovetov

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Chipolopolo winger Chisamba Lungu was on target last Friday in a Russian League match for his club Ural. The nimble footed winger followed up his assist from the previous league game with a goal to earn Ural a point. Chisamba is currently with the national team and after the international break the 24 year old nimble footed midfielder will face Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow in the league. Ural is currently 6th on the log. Chisamba has been in Eastern Europe since 2009. He started his Euro adventure in Georgia withRead More

Lwandamina to partner Sunzu with a veteran

Caretaker Chipolopolo Boys coach George ‘Chicken’ Lwandamina i set to partner Stopilla Sunzu with either Zesco United’s Daudi Musekwa or Buchifuzya Mfune in tomorrow’s friendly match against North African powerhouse Egypt in Dubai. The 2012 African Cup of Nations Champions arrived in Dubai on Friday morning and without Moroccan based defender Aaron Katebe and Power Dynamos’ Christopher Munthali has to reshuffle his back line. Lwandamina has an easy choice to make in that department. The former Mufulira Wanderers man is currently Musekwa’s club coach and he knows Mfune to wellRead More

Kalaba out of Egypt friendly as Chipolopolo arrive in Dubai

Chipolopolo captain Rainford Kalaba has been ruled out of Sunday’s friendly match between Zambia and Egypt. Kalaba was not part of the team that touched down this morning in Dubai at the Dubai International Airport at 06:15 hours local time as he is reported to have a family bereavement. The four Power Dynamos players who were not released by the club did not make the trip to Dubai as well. Lubambo Musonda who plays in Armenia will join the squad later today. 19 players made the trip for the friendlyRead More

Women U20 arrive in SA for crucial WC qualifier

The Zambia U20 national team on Thursday morning arrived in South Africa for the second leg of their 2016 Papua New Guinea Women’s u20 World Cup second round qualifier. However, seven members of the team were detained by the South African immigration on grounds that they did not have birth certificates and consent from their parents to travel. Fazfootball reports that it took efforts from the Association’s Secretariat and the Zambian Embassy in South Africa to sort out the ordeal which took close to seven hours. The girls that wereRead More