?> July 14, 2017 | ZamFoot

Friday, July 14th, 2017


Zambia U17 national team give Zanaco a tough time

Mauritius bound Zambia U17 national team today played two practice matches with super league side Sensational Zanaco at Sunset Stadium as part of their preparation ahead of the COSAFA championships. The Young Copper Bullets held Zambian Champions Zanaco to a goalless draw in the first match. Zanaco featured a strong squad with the likes of Reuben Ayub, George Chilufya, Felix Nyaende and U20 AFCON winning midfielder Boyd Musonda. The boys threatened on many occasions and could have taken the lead but lack of experience failed them in critical moments. InRead More

Zambia arrive in Swaziland

The Chipolopolo Boys have arrived in Swaziland ahead of this Sunday’s CHAN first leg qualifier. The Wedson Nyirenda coached side is in high spirits and looking forward to Sunday’s game. The team has been boasted by the inclusion of 10 players from league Champions Zanaco and Zesco United. Veteran midfielder Kondwani Mtonga and John Ching’andu lead the pack from Zesco United with defenders Simon Silwimba and Fackson Kapumbu, and striker Davy Daka. From Zanaco, captain Ziyo Tembo, Taonga Bwembya, Augustine Mulenga, Enerst Mbewe and goalkeeper Toaster Nsabata. Nyirenda dropped 13Read More

Transfer Talk: Fwayo Goes Missing

An insider at the Arthur Davies training ground reports that Power Dynamos’ leading scorer, Fwayo Tembo, has gone missing since training on Tuesday afternoon and will not be included in this week’s team to play Lumwana Radiants tomorrow afternoon. Early indications are that the attacker traveled to Solwezi and later caught a flight to South Africa amid interest from PSL side Polokwane City. Other indications suggest that the player also has a substantial offer from a yet to be named Swedish club and that Polokwane could just be a briefRead More

Munaile: Foreign coach for Chipolopolo

■Apart from Sameul “Zoom” Ndhlovu what have local coaches done for the national team? Emmanuel Munaile says Zambia needs an expatriate coach to train Chipolopolo. The former FAZ vice-president was speaking on Sports Bantu (A show I host on Diamond TV every Wednesday at 21h00 and repeated Thursdays 22h30) last night. “Let’s consider the records, apart from Sameul “Zoom” Ndhlovu (who led Zambia to third position at the 1990 Africa Cup and the quarter-finals of the 1988 Seoul Olympics), what have the local coaches done?” Munaile wondered. “After the disasterRead More

FIFA Lifts Sudan Football Association suspension

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has today lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Sudan Football Association (SFA) for its failure to comply with its obligations stipulated in articles 14 and 19 of the FIFA Statutes following a decree issued by Sudan’s Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice on 2 June 2017. This decision has been taken following confirmation by the SFA that Mr Bakri Hassan Salih, Prime Minister of Sudan, has issued a resolution suspending the decree of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice and the SFA Board of DirectorsRead More

Experts’ View: Wada Wada’s struggles from a different view

Gordon Igesund was well on his way to coach chipolopolo until the highest office in the land called for FAZ to stick with a local coached especially that there were no resources to higher an expatriate.. Up stepped Wesson Nyirenda who was viewed as a much affordable option going by the shallow coffers of the powers that be. Since his appointment Chipolopolo have lost 2 home qualifiers,got a good draw away from home and managed to reach the regional COSAFA final which Zambia had not done since 2013. Fast forward,Read More

Power Dynamos’ Situmbeko goes AWOL

Power Dynamos midfielder Julius Koko master Situmbeko has been reported to be absent without official notification. According to sources close to the ZamFoot Crew , it has been revealed that Situmbeko has handed in what seemingly to be a transfer request so that he can leave the club to Zanaco. This is however not the first time that the nimble right footed midfielder is going AWOL. Situmbeko arrived at Arthur Davies Stadium in 2013 from Konkola Blades. In November 2013 , he signed for Gor Mahia of Kenya without theRead More