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Sunday, September 9th, 2018


Cosafa Cup: Zambia first to arrive for Women’s tournament

The razzmatazz of the 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championships hit Nelson Mandela Bay on Sunday with the arrival of the Zambian national team ahead of the regional competition that will be staged from September 12-22. Shepolopolo are the first of the 12 competing nations to arrive in the South African coastal town and were met by a delegation headed by Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Mongameli Bobani and Deputy Mayor Thsonono Buyeye. They were greeted by music and fanfare, and also welcomed to the tournament by COSAFA Secretary General Sue DestombesRead More

Fathi calls for focus as Napsa leaps out of relegation zone

Napsa Stars FC are finally out of the relegation zone with coach Mohamed Fathi saying the team still has to remain focused. Napsa recorded their third win in a roll after beating New Monze Swallows FC 2-0 in a week 32 FAZ/MTN super league match played at Lwengu Sports Complex in Monze. In a post-match interview, coach Fathi said he was happy with the victory and to finally see Napsa out of relegation, but also urged his side to keep on with the momentum. He said the focus now isRead More

Zesco go six points clear, Napsa out of relegation zone

Zesco United have gone six points clear on top of the MTN FAZ Super League table after they beat Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy 2 – 1 away from home. Zesco were done a favor by second and third placed Green Buffaloes and Nkana who both drew their matches. Third from bottom KYSA started well and went ahead in the 42nd minute through Sililo but the Champions rallied back with in-form Enock Sabakuma equalizing in the 47th minute to make it three goals in two games before Maybin Kalengo wrapped upRead More

Vandenbroeck explains Mwepu omission

Chipolopolo Boys coach Sven Vandenbroeck has said that he left out influential midfielder Enock Mwepu from his starting line up because the RB Salzburg player only ‘travelled on Monday’. Many Chipolopolo fans expressed their frustrations at the Belgian coach over the omission of Mwepu and red hot Zesco United striker Lazarours Kambole . “I did not use him (Mwepu) from the start because he travelled on Monday that is one small reason, he came on later than the other boys but also because of the artificial turf,” he said. VandenbroeckRead More

Kamanga confident of AFCON victory

FAZ President Andrew Kamanga is confident the Chipolopolo Boys will qualify to the Cameroon 2019 African Cup of Nations following Saturday’s draw against Namibia. In what was Sven Vandenbroeck’s first match in charge, Zambia struggled to stamp authority on the game until the final 10 minutes. While there has been a lot of talking points including the benching of Enock Mwepu and Lazarous Kambole, the FAZ Chief saw a lot of positives from the game. “We get away with a point under some difficult conditions,” Kamanga wrote on social media.Read More

Zamfoot team of the week: Mbombo Fathi named player and coach of the week respectively

The MTN/FAZ Super League week 31 action was full of interesting results and saw big margins. Sensational Zanaco walloped New Monze Swallows by six goals to one after coming from a goal down. NAPSA Stars handed Kelvin Kaindu’s Power Dynamos a heavy defeat at Arthur Davis Stadium and the Zamfoot crew were there to pick their team of the week. Team of the week GK- Scot Ngokene of Kabwe warriors has been picked in goal after keeping a clean sheet in Lumwana with a decent afternoon for the Congolese. LCBRead More

Zambia’s AFCON hopes alive after Mozambique, Guinea Bissau share the spoils

Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau shared the spoils as they drew 2-2 in their Group K 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Estadio Do Zimpeto in Maputo on Saturday evening. The result leaves the Mambas and Djurtus level at the top of the pool on four points apiece, two points ahead of both Namibia and Zambia after they played out a 1-1 draw in their clash in Windhoek earlier in the day. Chances were few and far between in the first half, but a couple of minutes before the interval MozambiqueRead More

Cosafa endorse Chiyangwa to fill Kalusha’s CAF post

  LIVINGSTONE — COSAFA and ZIFA boss Philip Chiyangwa has been unanimously endorsed to replace Kalusha Bwalya’s post as the regional body’s representative on the Confederation of African Football executive committee. Kalusha Bwalya, an erstwhile Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president was last month handed a two-year ban from all the game’s ralated activities by FIFA and fined $100 000 – at time he was serving as CAF Executive Committee member. COSAFA secretary-general Sue Destombes announced the regional body’s resolution in a statement issued after an executive meeting in JohannesburgRead More