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Thursday, July 6th, 2017

 

Sunzu extends loan deal at Russian side

Chipolopolo Boys defender Stopilla Sunzu has extended his stay at Russian top flight side Arsenal Tula, the club has announced. The big defender spent the second half of last season at Arsenal Tula and made an impression as he helped the club avoid the drop to the Division 1. Sunzu made 13 appearances for Tula. Early this week, French Ligue 1 side Lille’s Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa has told Stopilla Sunzu that his services are no longer wanted. The Argentine coach also told 10 other players including Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent EnyeamaRead More


Throw Back: KK11 dismantle Taifa Stars

A brace from Justin Shonga helped Zambia to a 4-1 win over Tanzania in the semi finals of the Cosafa Cup on Wednesday to ease the pressure on under-fire coach Wedson ‘Wada Wada’ Nyirenda. Flashback 25 years ago, Zambia welcomed the visit of neighbour at Independence Stadium, the team which was commonly referred as KK11 demolished the Taifa Stars in the ‘Battle of Tanganyika’. Skipper of the side Kalusha ‘Great Kalu’ Bwalya and Johnstone ‘One Commando’ were the scorers just like the 4-0 bashing of Italy. The two Bwalyas, noRead More


Zanaco arrive in North Africa ahead of Wydad showdown

Zambia’s CAF Champions League envoy Zanaco have arrived in Morocco ahead of this weekend’s Group D make or swim tie against Wydad. The Zambian Champions arrived in Casablanca on Thursday morning. Zanaco left the country on Tuesday and spent a day in Naurobi. Wydad’s proud home record under severe scrutiny as they come up against a very strong, athletic Zanaco side who are extremely fast and dangerous on the break. Defeats to Zanaco in Matchday 1 and to Al Ahly in Matchday 3 have left the Moroccan outfit desperate for aRead More


Zesco Utd eye Lusaka Dynamos’ Congolese striker

Mugalu

Zesco United coach Zlatko Krmpotic has revealed that Lusaka Dynamos striker Chrispin Mugalu is on his ‘wanted’ list. “We are targeting to bring a goalkeeper and an offensive midfielder from Burundi and this is sure. I don’t know what happened to this striker from Lusaka Dynamos. I don’t know about it but we will try to make this transfer happen. We need this player,” he said. Mugalu has netted nine goals this season making him the top scorer. The other two are Le Messager Ngozi goalkeeper Dieuolomene Ntibahezwa and midfielderRead More


Battle of Zambezi set for Cosafa final

Zambia and Zimbabwe will decide the Cosafa Castle Cup on Sunday with one of them to set a new record for the most number of wins in the annual southern African championship after they both won Wednesday’s semifinal assignments at the Moruleng Stadium. Justin Shonga scored twice as Zambia came from behind to beat Tanzania 4-2 while Knox Mutizwa got a hat trick for Zimbabwe, playing their fifth match in nine days, as they defeated Lesotho 4-3. Both finalists have won the Cosafa Castle Cup four times before and willRead More


FIFA Ranking; Zambia move 7 places up

The Zambia national soccer team has halted it’s downward spiral on the FIFA Coca-Cola World Rankings in time to beat the 100th position mark by going up 7 places to rank 92nd according to the latest rankings. The Chipolopolo’s good form at the regional Cosafa tournament has paid immediate dividends. Zambia were beaten at home by Mozambique in the Africa Cup qualifiers but they recovered with an away win in a friendly match against South Africa and have gone on to beat Botswana and South Africa in the past month.Read More