?> March 20, 2016 | ZamFoot

Sunday, March 20th, 2016


FAZ SG Kasengele tribute to Kalusha Bwalya

George Kasengele who served as the Football Association of Zambia Secretary General wrote this tribute to Kalusha Bwalya. Go well my good friend Kalusha Bwalya. Your love for this country and your calmness and humility in the face of adversity as well as your unwavering desire to advance the game of football culminating in the 2012 Africa Cup victory will remain the indelible mark you leave the game in Zambia. The calmness and humility in room 125 at Moba Hotel when word filtered through that the battle had been lostRead More

Kalusha’s lieutenants tender in resignations

Barely 24 hours after the Kalusha Bwalya lost the FAZ presidency to Andrew Kamanga at the 2016 FAZ AGM, some of the key men who saved under him at Football House are leaving the stage with him. Zambia national team manager Lusekelo Kamwambi was the first to tender in his resignation. In his notice to the secretary general, Kamwambi indicated that his assistant Stanley Kaseko would handle the logistics for the team in camp to fill the gap he has left. “I wish to give the incoming executive freedom andRead More

CAF CL: Ten man Zesco through to second round despite loss in Guinea

Zesco United scraped through to the second round of the CAF Champions league by the skin of their teeth when they lost 2 – 0 away in Conakry Guinea to fell back on the cushion of the 4 – 1 win the first leg to qualify on a 4 – 3 aggregate scoreline. With head coach George Lwandamina left behind to drill the national team, one would think Zesco had everything under control but hostilities of West Africa came to the fore and the game plan for the Zambian championsRead More

CAF CC: Ziyo brace sees Zanaco to second round

Zanaco captain Ziyo Tembo led from behind as he helped Zanaco come from behind to beat visiting Harare 3 – 1 to qualify to the second round of the CAF Champions League via a 5 – 2 aggregate score line. The visitors stunned the home crowd when they went ahead in the 10th minute through Honey Chimutumezeve but Zanaco got back on track with an equaliser from central defender Tembo in the 40th minute before he completed his brace in the 78th minute. Zanaco put the game beyond the reachRead More

Horoya 2 – 0 Zesco Utd (As it happened)

Zesco United this evening take in Horoya AC of Guinea the CAF Champions League first round second leg to be played in Conakry, Guinea. The Zambian champions arrived in Guinea on Friday without head coach George Lwandamina who remained in Ndola to drill the national team. Assistant Tenant Chembo takes charge in the dug-out. Zesco carry a comfortable 4 – 1 lead into the second leg after overwhelming the West African with some sleaky football which saw Idriss Mbombo, Jesse Were, Clatous Chama and Maybin Mwaba score. Horoya however haveRead More

Zanaco 3 – 1 Harare City (As it happened)

Zanaco will this afternoon look to seal a place in the second round of the CAF Confederations Cup when they host Harare City of Zimbabwe in the second leg. Zanaco started their 2016 campaign in Africa on a strong beating the Zimbabweans 2 – 1 away in the first leg and will be hoping to complete their passage to the next round with a win at Nkoloma stadium. Harare City arrived in the country on Friday evening and trained at the match venue on Saturday afternoon. City will be hopingRead More

Kalu concedes defeat and wishes Kamanga well

Former Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya has conceded defeat and has wished the in-coming FAZ executive well. In a short message posted by the Zambian football great, Kalusha said he wanted Zambian football to win. “Football is about winning and losing. I want Zambian football to win. All the best to FAZ and the new leadership,” the 1988 African footballer of the year said. Kalusha who has led FAZ for the last eight years lost the tightly contested election to former Kabwe Warriors Chairman Andrew Kamanga byRead More


“Dear councillors, invited guests and the media I stand on this podium on this day the 20th of March 2016 as a true testimony of self belief and unity of purpose that is there among the councillors of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ).   “Councillors, you demanded for change and through God’s guidance that change has come. What has happened today is not a mean feat; it is a monumental achievement for which you all need to be congratulated upon.   “The journey has not been easy. At everyRead More

Kamanga 163 Kalusha 156! Kamanga is the new FAZ President

Lusaka business Andrew Kamanga is the new Football Association of Zambia, FAZ President after beating Kalusha Bwalya. And Richard Kazala is the new Vice President after he polled 117 votes, 10 more than Pivoty Simwanza. It  was a tight race as Kamanga beat Kalusha with just 7 votes in the race to Football House with 163 votes. Newly elected FAZ president Andrew Kamanga smeared with traditional white powder to toast his victory. The successful businessman and soccer administrator has pipped Kalusha Bwalya the 1988 African Footballer of the Year andRead More