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Friday, October 6th, 2017

 

You have big names and we have a team, roars Wada

Zambia National team head coach, Wedson Nyirenda is not moved by the big names in the Super Eagles fold ahead of their Saturday’s showdown , in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers penultimate round. Speaking to the press in Uyo on Friday afternoon, Nyirenda played down talks of Chipolopolo being under pressure ahead of the tie–while talking highly of his lads and what they can do against a Nigerian side with household names. “Which pressure? Do I look like I have premssure? Asked on how his young guns compare withRead More


Rohr Hints At New Formation For Zambia Tie – Our Tactics Will Surprise Zambia

  The Super Eagles of Nigeria will not play same formation and style that helped them pick a win and a draw against Cameroon in their last World Cup 2018 Qualifiers against Zambia, according to coach Gernot Rohr. Rohr made this known during the pre-match conference of the team ahead of Saturday’s clash against Zambia in ‎Uyo. A game which a win will see them progress to the World Cup in Russia. Victory will see Nigeria gain an unassailable 13 points, which will be good enough for them to progressRead More


Mweene fit to face Nigeria

Chipolopolo Boys captain Kennedy Mweene is fit to face Nigeria on Saturday, the ZamFoot Crew can exclusively reveal contrary to media reports from West Africa. And teenage striker Patson Daka is set to make the match day squad. “Mweene trained with us and he is okay while Patson trained on his own because he just joined us,” the ZamFoot Crew insider revealed on Friday after news on social media intensified that the the duo are out the tie. The match on Saturday will see only the trio Mweene, Stopilla SunzuRead More


Nigeria faces a different and transformed Chipolopolo after one year

Twelve months ago, Nigeria traveled to Zambia for a World Cup qualifier match against the Chipolopolo on 9th October 2016 and by the time the Super Eagles left the country, they were all smiles as they had gotten off to a perfect start in the qualifiers with three points in the bag via a 2 – 1 victory. Two Nigerian prodigies, Alex Iwobi and Iheanacho Ikelechi had had given the visitors a two goal cushion going into the second half with Collins Mbesuma scoring the face saver in the 71stRead More


Mweene: Senior players get the blame not the youngsters

Zambia Kennedy Kapalayi Mweene has revealed the comradeship in the Chipolopolo ahead of Saturday’s Russia 2014 World Cup qualifer against Nigeria. The 2012 African Cup of Nations winning goalkeeper together with defender Stopilla Sunzu and midfielder Chisamba Lungu are the only surviving members from that heroic squad that defied odds to lift the trophy in Gabon. “The most important thing is to come here and the enjoy the game,” the 32 year old told journalist in Uyo state on Thursday afternoon. “We don’t put pressure on anyone. We the seniorRead More


Situmbeko draws Numba’s wrath after Facebook blooper

Zanaco midfielder Julius Situmbeko may have landed himself in trouble with his club after he shared an expletive-riddled post which has now been deleted, but not before screenshots were taken, on his Facebook profile. The midfielder has drawn the ire of his club coaches after he shared a photo of a young woman at whom he directed vulgarities. A source close to the development told Zamfoot that Situmbeko was expected to given a fine in addition to further unspecified disciplinary action. “A Zanaco player shared a very vulgar post onRead More