?> October 9, 2017 | ZamFoot

Monday, October 9th, 2017


Police arrest fans who attacked Ng’onga

POLICE in Kitwe have arrested five soccer fans in connection with the attacks on Chipolopolo striker Alex N’gonga’s family home in Chimwemwe Township. N’gonga missed several chances on goal to book Chipolopolo’s debut ticket to the World Cup when Zambia played Nigeria away in Uyo last Saturday. This angered football fans back in Kitwe, where the striker plays for Power Dynamos, as they resorted to harass his family. Copperbelt province police commissioner Charity Katanga said the five soccer fans were arrested on Sunday morning. “We have arrested five people forRead More

Kamanga: Zambia won’t appeal to FIFA

Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga has given the association position on whether they will file a complaint to FIFA over the 1-0 loss to Nigeria with Botswana referee Joshua Bondo controversially ruling an Augustine Mulenga goal offside. Addressing the press at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Kamanga said that FAZ found itself in a difficult position as FIFA deemed a referee’s decision final unless there is evidence of external influence on the whistle man. The FAZ president said that although Zambia was denied a ‘clear goal’ by theRead More

Wada: Our objective has been to rebuild

Zambia coach, Wedson Nyirenda, says he is proud of his side despite their 1-0 defeat to the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Saturday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier in Uyo. Nyirenda rues the Chipolopolo loss to the Super Eagles which ended their hopes of qualifying for their first ever World Cup. The win sees Nigeria record 13 unassailable points from a possible 15 to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, six points adrift Zambia. The last Group B fixtures in November are now mere formalities. Nyirenda congratulates theRead More

Ng’onga’s family home has been attacked in Kitwe

CHIPOLOPOLO player Alex N’gonga’s family home in Kitwe has been attacked by unknown people following Zambia’s 1-nil loss to Nigeria in the 2018 World Cup qualifier match yesterday. Copperbelt Province police commissioner Charity Katanga says a group of people emerged from a white Toyota Landcruiser registration number ACC 5492 and maliciously damaged two roofing sheets with stones to the home in Kitwe’s Chimwemwe area. The group, according to Katanga, accused N’gonga, the Power Dynamos player, of missing scoring chances, erasing the country’s hopes of featuring in the 2018 FIFA WorldRead More