?> September 2, 2017 | ZamFoot

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017


Ten man Zambia put up vintage performance to break Algeria jinx

A ten man Zambia national team has beaten Algeria 3 – 1 in the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier to go second in the group. It was Zambia’s first victory over their North Africans rivals since 1982 and their third in thirteen meetings. Platium Stars forward Brian Mwila bagged a first half brace, scoring his eighth goal in Chipolopolo colours since making his debut in the goalless draw with Gabon in May while Enock Mwepu scored the third – his first for the senior national team – after replacing ChiasambaRead More

Zambia 3-1 Algeria as it happened

Zambia are in action against Algeria in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier on match day 3. With Nigeria thrashing African Champions Cameroon 4-0 on Friday night, the two sides will be going for maximum  points. Zambia Coach Wedson Nyirenda has named an attacking side with Chisamba Lungu in central midfield. There are also starts for Fashion Sakala and Patson Daka. Zambia XI – Mweene , Silwimba, Fackson, Ziyo, Sunzu, Kondwani , Chisamba , Augustine , Fashion Sakala, Patson Daka, Brian Mwila


Football Association of Zambia President, Andrew Kamanga has been summoned to appear before the Ndola Magistrate Court on 5th September, 2017 on a count of abuse of power. The complainants, Kelvin Chipili, Damiano Mutale and Maxmillian Chanda have accused the FAZ President to have gone power overboard after spending big on his campaigning team, using the association’s funds. In October last year, Chipili and company took the matter to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), who have been sluggish to release the findings, synonymous to the Kalusha Bwalya case reportedly inRead More

Chipolopolo Assistant Coach: We have done our homework on Algeria

Chipolopolo Assistant Coach, Aggrey Chiyangi has said, his team is fully conversant of Algeria’s strengths and the Achilles heels. Chiyangi was responding to the question by the Zamfoot Crew, during the pre-match briefing, in regards to how much knowledge the technical bench have acquired about their opponents, ahead of the clash tomorrow. The Assistant Coach said, he and the team have been watching the Fennec’s recent matches and have jotted down their kryptonites, so as their strengths. “It’s not like we don’t have so much information about Algeria. We haveRead More

Wedson Nyirenda to attack against Algeria

Chipolopolo Boys Wedson Nyirenda is set to name an attacking side in Saturday’s Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria at Heroes Stadium. With Nigeria thrashing African Champions Cameroon 4-0 to go 9 points, there’s pressure on both Zambia and Algeria to collect maximum points. The ZamFoot Crew understands that Patson Daka is expected to partner Brian Mwila upfront while Chisamba Lungu and Fashion Sakala on the flanks. There’s also a possibility of Augustine Mulenga starting on the right wing to allow Chisamba in the hole or as no.8. IfRead More

Comment: Going for qualification or experience

With Nigeria having inflicted a 4 – 0 defeat on second placed Cameroon the point tallies now stand as follows: Nigeria 9 Cameroon 2 Zambia 1 Algeria 1 And it clearly is no rocket science that Zambia’s improbable qualification is contingent on hopes that the teams above will in a precipitous manner capitulate their strong position while Zambia freely racks up points. Given how the odds are stacked, does the technical Bench still go for the ‘hail Mary’ and put their best efforts in winning the two fixtures against AlgeriaRead More