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Friday, January 19th, 2018


Zambia & Namibia arrive in Casablanca ahead of top of the group clash

The Zambia national soccer team has arrived Casablanca where they will set up base ahead of the top of the table clash against neighbours Namibia on Monday. The Zambian squad took a 2hr 30 min road trip from Marrakech to Casablanca, a distance of 240 Kms. The Chipolopolo checked in at Novotel Hotel 1600hrs Zambian time and were scheduled for a recovery training this evening. Namibia also made the same trip arriving in Casablanca an hour after Zambia and checked in at the Golden Tulip Fatah. The two Cosafa teamsRead More

CHAN 2018: Ivory Coast 0 – 2 Zambia – Tactics Review

The Zambia national soccer team emerged 2 – 0 victors over Ivory Coast to make it two wins in two and book a place in the last eight of the 2018 CHAN tournament being played in Morocco. After the 3-1 win against Uganda in the first game, some doubted the Chipolopolo and labelled their win ‘unconvincing’ and thought had they faced a perceived better team (maybe by Pedigree or Performance on day or both) they would struggle. However, it is important to know that a team may not dominate possession,Read More

Player Rater: Ivory Coast 0-2 Zambia

  An Augustine Mulenga brace helped Zambia to victory over the West Africans in Group B match of the CHAN 2018. The ZamFoot Crew takes a look at how each player rated in Thursday night’s win at Grande Stade de Marrakech. Toaster Nsabata – 7/10 – The former ZamCoal and Nchanga Rangers was calm and reassuring between the goal posts. He dealt with the cross in the box superbly. He was involved in the second goal after he spotted Ernest Mbewe’s run on the break. Simon Silwimba – 6.5 –Read More

Nyirenda targets maximum against Namibia

Zambia Coach Wedson Nyirenda has urged his boys to collect maximum points against neighbours Namibia in final Group B match at the on going CHAN tournament in Morocco. While the Chipolopolo Boys have set the tournament on fire with efficient and mature displays, the Brave Warriors are not too far away after two giant killing performances. “Cote d’Ivoire gave us a good run. The fact that we emerged victors doesn’t mean we are the best,” Nyirenda said in a post match interview “We saw a very good Ivorian team andRead More

Namibia join Zambia in the quarter finals

Panduleni Nekundi came off the bench to score a dramatic winner for the Brave Warriors as they bested Uganda 1-0 and advance to the quarterfinals of the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals and set up a tantalizing final Group B game against Zambia on Monday in Casablanca. In the game in which Namibia again played smart and cautious, Uganda dominated ball possession but it was the Ricardo Mannetti’s trump card, Panduleni Nekundi who found space in the box to hit home the winner in added time on Thursday night.Read More