?> September 6, 2017 | ZamFoot

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

 

Zambia can qualify to Russia – Fathy

Lusaka Dynamos Technical Director Muhammad Fathy believes Chipolopolo has a chance of making it to Russia 2018 but only if they beat Nigeria. Fathy was speaking on Diamond TV’s Sports Banthu programme. ” Yes Zambia can qualify if they beat Nigeria . Zambia moved a step closer in bringing back hope after beating Algeria at Heroes Stadium. Zambia is facing a disorganised Cameroon in the last game while Algeria might re-organise before their last game,” he said The former Kabwe Warriors tactician has also backed Coach Wedson Nyirenda’s decision toRead More


Mweene: I knew where Mahrez would place his spot pick

Chipolopolo goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene says he knew where Riyad Mahrez would place his spot kick as he had studied his weaknesses. Mweene who saved a penalty from Algeria’s star player Mahrez in the World Cup qualifier in Algeria which ended 1 – 0 in favour of Zambia said he had taken time to study Mahrez ahead of the game. “As a goalkeeper when you are going to play with a player like that you want to  see their weaknesses as well,” the Mamelodi Sundowns shot stopper told Zambianfootball.co.zm “I guessedRead More


Chipolopolo to camp outside the country ahead of Nigeria clash

The Zambia national team is expected to camp outside the country in preparation of the must win 2018 Russia World Cup qualifier against Nigeria to be played on 7th October. Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda told the ZamFoot Crew on arrival from Constatine Algeria that he would like to see his team have an intensive training camp in ahead of the penultimate game of the qualifiers. “We have been talking to the Football Association of Zambia [FAZ] and they are also interested in camping the team outside the country and ifRead More


Nyirenda receives a standing ovation at Sunset Stadium

Zambia National team head coach Wedson Nyirenda arrived at Sunset Stadium to a standing ovation during a rescheduled fixture between Sensational Zanaco and Power Dynamos. Nyirenda guided Chipolopolo two wins over Algeria in within a space of four days to revive Zambia’s chances of qualifying to Russia 2018 FIFA world cup. FC Liefering striker Patson Daka scored the only goal of the game yesterday as Zambia completed their double over Algeria in spectacular fashion. Zambia now have 7 points from 4 games just three short of group B leaders Nigeria.Read More


Zanaco beat Power to go top of the log

Defending league Champions Sensational Zanaco beat Power Dynamos two goals to one to go top of the log with 47 points. Zanaco are tied on points with Green Buffaloes but have a superior goal difference. Zanaco came into this match on the back of a humiliating 4 nil loss at the hands of Nkana. The bankers started the Match on a high and just seven minutes into the match talisman Souleyman Lokwa put them in the lead with a beautiful header from a Kennedy Musonda cross. Power Dynamos quickly reorganisedRead More


Chipolopolo Gun Down The Foxes – What We Learnt

Zambia on Tuesday night kept alive her hopes of qualifying for the world cup in Russia after completing a ‘double’ over much fancied Algeria. Here, ZamFoot pundit, Coach Franklyn Malambo, takes a look at five notable pointers from the Chipolopolo triumph over Algeria. 1. POSITIVE RESPONSE TO PRESSURE Among the drivers to success in any field, positive response to pressure cannot be ignored. As the stakes rise, so does the pressure to meet targets. There was pressure on the team which had not won any match in the final qualifyingRead More


Algeria 0-1 Zambia: Full match highlights

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Algeria 0-1 Zambia: Player Rater

The Zambia national team picked a historic vital victory in Constatine Algeria to move into second position in group B of the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers. This was the first time Algeria were losing at home since 2003. The ZamFoot Crew rates the performance of the the Chipolopolo boys in the hard-fought victory. Kennedy Mweene 9.5 What a game for the number one shot- stopper. He put up brilliant and critical saves including a 15th minute penalty. He brought the leadership and experience which helped calm the defense evenRead More


Highlights: Watch Patson Daka’s goal against Algeria

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