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Sunday, February 5th, 2017


Cameroon win AFCON after defeating Egypt

Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 and seal a fifth Africa Cup of Nations in a thrilling, edgy final. Substitute Vincent Aboubakar swept in the winner two minutes from time, flicking the ball over defender Ali Gabr and thumping it home. Nicolas Nkoulou had earlier equalised for Cameroon, rising highest to power home a header on the hour mark. The equaliser cancelled out Mohamed Elneny’s opener on 22 minutes with a beautifully taken near-post strike. Underdogs Cameroon had already upset the odds to reach the final and stunnedRead More

Zambia U20 arrive in Madrid ahead of Real Madrid friendly

The Zambia U20 national soccer team has left the Canary Islands and arrived in Madrid ahead of their final friendly match on their Spain tour against Real Madrid B. He team was taken on a tour of he Bernabeu the home of Real Madrid where they will play their game on Monday afternoon. The Beston Chambeshi drilled side are expected to face their sternest yet on the Spain tour when they play the real Madrid reserves after they managed two out of two wins in their games against Tenerife andRead More

AFCON FINAL: Egypt v Cameroon

Egypt will attempt to win the fourth consecutive Africa Cup of Nations in which they have competed when they face Cameroon in Sunday’s final. The Pharaohs, among the tournament favourites from the outset in Gabon, were victorious in 2006, 2008 and 2010 before failing to qualify for the next three editions in 2012, 2013 and 2015. Underdogs Cameroon have upset the odds to reach the final, beating much-fancied Ghana in the last four. The game is a repeat of the 2008 final. Cameroon’s squad includes two British-based players, Hearts midfielderRead More

Zulu returns from Switzerland after trials

Zanaco winger Charles Zulu has returned Switzerland were he was attending. The 20 year old spent a week at Luzern. This is the third time the speedy winger was trying out his lucky in Europe. The right footed winger also spent two weeks in Spain last year attending trials. Zulu trained with his teammates at Sunset on Saturday after jetting back from Europe on Friday. From the Class of 2015 which played at the CAF Under-20, only Patson Daka and Lubambo Musonda are in Europe. Zanaco striker Fashion Sakala isRead More