Sunday, May 21st, 2017
Zambia’s Fashion Sakala revels in opening win of FIFA U-20 World Cup. Spartak Moscow forward discusses his journey from humble beginnings to the brink of the big time Reveals he has modelled his style on Cristiano Ronaldo “I can say I’m famous now, I think,” Zambia’s No10. said with a laugh. With a name like Fashion, it only feels natural. The reason for this newly-confirmed fame was Fashion Sakala’s stylish solo goal against Portugal, which turned out to be a crucial one, as the African champions took an early leadRead More
The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has clarified the mix-up in kit for the players and technical bench in the 2-1 win over Portugal in a Group C match. Following the signing of a two year SHIRT deal with MAFRO the Association has had to deal with last minute switch in kit from the old Kappa strip to the new one. FAZ Communications Manager Desmond Katongo said that the technical bench was donned in Kappa attire following the last minute changes FIFA directed to be made to the new kitRead More
Zambia came out on top in an intriguing tussle with Portugal to get the edge in Fifa Under-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Group C. Both sides set up playing to their strengths: Portugal limiting the space, favouring their technical prowess, Zambia sitting deep, containing and looking to strike on the break. Chances came at both ends, with Zambia being saved by Moses Nyondo – blocking Diogo Goncalves’ goal-bound strike, before the game kicked up a gear after the break.
African Champions Zambia have started their 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup campaign on a strong note after they wired European representatives Portugal 2 – 1 in the opening match of group C. Second half goals from Edward Chilufya and Fashion Sakala were enough to hand Zambia the advantage in the group Substitute Helder managed a consolation goal in injury time. Both sides set up playing to their strengths: Portugal limiting the space, favouring their technical prowess, Zambia sitting deep, containing and looking to strike on the break. Chances came atRead More
Conlyde Luchanga has wrestled his way into the starting XI for the group C opening match at the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup. The young striker was in blistering form during the Spain camp scoring three goals in three. He will partner Patson Daka in attack. He comes in for Emmanuel Banda
ZAMBIA STARTING XI Mangani Banda (1), Moses Nyondo (2), Prosper Chiluya (3), Shemmy Mayembe (13) Solomon Sakala (5), Boyd Musonda (21), Enock Mwepu (11), Edward Chilufya (14), Patson Daka (20), Conlyde Luchanga (9),Fashion Sakala (10) PORTUGAL STARTING XI (21) D. COSTA (GK) (3) RÚBEN DIAS (C) (5) YURI RIBEIRO (7) D. GONÇALVES (9) A. RIBEIRO (10) XADAS (13) JORGE F. (14) F. LUÍS (15) DIOGO DALOT (18) ZÉ GOMES (20) GEDSON