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Thursday, December 21st, 2017


Zambia end year on high on FIFA Rankings

Zambia has climbed one place up on the latest FIFA/Coca Cola World Rankings released in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday. The Chipolopolo Boys are now ranked 74th and 15th in the World and on the Continent respectively. In June, Zambia had its worst ever ranking after 99th position in the World but fortunately the Southern Africa powerhouse recorded back to back wins over Algeria in the World Cup qualifiers as well as unbeaten run in the CHAN qualifiers saw them rise. Opposition Watch Morocco 2018 CHAN opponents Ivory Coast are theRead More

Big Mo: Building a team takes time

Former Chipolopolo Boys defender Moses ‘Big Mo’ Sichone has said it takes time to build a formidable team. “I think Wedson Nyirenda has been there almost a year. In football, building a team needs time. “It’s not something that you can simply say in s year’s time, you’ll achive the maximum things that you want to achieve in football. “It needs time. You need to have a concept. For example, what is it that zambia wants to achieve in the next four years? “Its a process and one actually needsRead More

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Kambole’s 2017 – A Season of ups and downs

The 2017 MTN/FAZ super league was a season to remember with alot of interesting matches and alot drama with Some players making a mark on the Zambian football scene. Chris Mugalu scored 20 goals in his first season in the league to win the Golden boot. Zesco United went on to win the league led by Kenyan talisman Jesse Jackson Were but it was not a one man show as a number of players played a very vital role in the league title moving from Lusaka to Ndola. A newRead More

Nsabata in a dilemma…as he can’t toast pending South African move over CHAN

Chipolopolo Boys second choice goalkeeper Toaster Nsabata is in dilemma as the decision he is going to take might map his international career. It is an open secret that it is difficult for goalkeepers to clinch professional deals. And when one pops up, one has to take it with both hands. But it’s not the case with one Zambian player. The Zanaco shot stopper has been offered the chance to ply his trade with unnamed South African club next year but the chance to gain tournament experience as he bidsRead More

Sichone impressed with CHAN squad..urges the boys to work on tactics.

Newly appointed FAZ Technical Director Moses Sichone has been impressed with the Chipolopolo Boys who are currently in camp ahead of the CHAN tournament in Morocco. ‘Big Mo’ has been consistent fixture at Heroes Stadium were a locally assembled squad has set base. The former Nchanga Rangers centre back who spent over a decade in Germany has been keen observer in his new role. “From the three training sessions I have watched, the boys have given a good impression in terms of preparation for the coming [CHAN tournament] but thereRead More