?> November 7, 2018 | ZamFoot

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

 

EXPERT VIEW: BARCLAYS CUP FINAL, NO UNDERDOGS

  On any other day, a regular script would have labelled Young Green Buffaloes as the underdog because of the tier they compete in and a lack of considerable experience at the higher reaches of Cup Competitions. However, they have written their own script by eliminating two sides that have been in the Top 4 of Zambia’s Super league in at least 2 of the last 3 Seasons in Zanaco and Parent Club Green Buffaloes Football club. Against such a run in the Barclays cup thus far, they have toRead More


Shepolopolo to face E. Guinea in AWCON opener as Appeals Board revoke disciplinary committee verdict

The Confederation of African football (CAF) Appeals Board has reintegrated the Equatorial Guinea Women National team in the Total African Women’s Cup of Nations after they determined that Annette Jacky Messomo is eligible to play for Equatorial Guinea. Previously the team was thrown out of the competition and replaced by Kenya. Shepolopolo will now face Equatorial Guinea in their opening game on 18th November. Here is the full statement from CAF On November 7, 2018, the Appeal Board of Confédération Africaine de Football held a meeting in order to decideRead More


FAZ TO DELINK SUPER LEAGUE…as league finally follows British Premier League, PSL model

The Football Association of Zambia, FAZ is set to delink Super League from national football governing body. This is according according to a document obtained by the ZamFoot Crew. The Zambia Professional League will be made up of Premier League and National League will be created . The Premier League will consist of 18 teams and the National League [Division one] will consist of 18 teams. The two divisions will be run by the Zambian Premier League, ZPL. “The league will be run by a Board of Directors that willRead More


Zanaco release eight players as they look to overhaul their defense

Super League side Sensational Zanaco has offloaded eight players, The ZamFoot crew understands. The seven time Super League champions finished the 2018 season in a disappointing 6th position and hence being prompted to overhaul the their squad. According to ZamFoot crew sources the players released include 2012 AFCON winner Isaac Chansa, defensive pillar George Chilufya. Others are former Power dynamos midfielder Richard Kasonde, Zimbabwean defender Zimisileni Moyo, Kennedy Musonda, Chongo Chirwa, Andrew Kwiliko and Didi Kitumbo. The bankers are keen on getting back to the top and have identified theRead More


New signings Aledeokun, Macha headline Zesco’s CAF Champions League squad

Zambian Champions Zesco United have included new signings Lewis Macha and Nigerian Quadri Kola Aledeokun in their CAF Champions League squad, the ZamFoot Crew understands And the Ndola side are set to complete the signing Ghanian striker Rahim Osumanu from Buildcon on a free transfer. Rahim was also been courted by Nkana but the former Mufulira Wanderers striker will head to Levy Mwanawasa Stadium and compete with the likes of Lazarous Kambole and Jesse Jackson Were. Zesco United have also signed Kabwe Warriors captain Clement Mundia and free agent LewisRead More


FAZ to discuss league de-linking and CAF calendar with clubs over the weekend

Zambia Super League clubs and division one teams will know the format of the 2019 transitional season this Saturday. The clubs will meet the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) at a venue to be announced and high on the topic list is the de-linking of the league and the CAF calendar. @FAZFootball Will meet Super League and Division one clubs this Saturday, November 10th to discuss the de-linking of the league and more. pic.twitter.com/5N0BFBOZUY — Aaron Mubanga Jnr (@Mubajnr) November 7, 2018 The issue of de-linking the league from theRead More


REFEREE CHITENGI PASSES ON

BARELY a week, before the pain of losing Leah Namukonde can even heal – another female referee Carol Chitengi has passed on. According to a colleague referee Roderick Nga’ndu, Ms Chitengi was found dead at her home in Choma yesterday. And FAZ coordinator in Southern Province Francis Hanfwiti said the referee died due to low BP. Meanwhile Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) President Andrew Kamanga has conveyed his messages of condolences to the bereaved family. Mr. Kamanga expressed sadness for the passing on of the FAZ Class One referee inRead More


Green Eagles release CAF Confed Cup list, Announce seven new signings

Zambia’s represantives in the CAF confederation cup, Green Eagles Football Club have released a 30 man squad they have registered for this years competition. Eagles media officer Faith Kaira released the squad through a statement obtained by the ZamFoot crew. The club has also acquired the services of seven players in a quest to beef up its squad ahead of the Caf Confederation Games this month. Six have been acquired on permanent basis while one on a season long loan. The players are George Chaloba, Justin Munyikwa and Amit ShamendeRead More


Mwepu, Mwiya and Chilufya headline Bwale’s provisional squad for COSAFA

Chipolopolo midfielder Enock Mwepu’s young brother Francisco, Sweden based Edward Chilufya and England based Mwiya Malumo will lead the young Copper bullets heading into COSAFA U20 Championships. Mwepu has been a reliable source of goals for the junior Chipolopolo netting the two goals Zambia scored at last years disappointing outing. Malumo made his debut in an AFCON qualifier against Rwanda and netted a goal but missed the back to back games against Burundi. Edward Chilufya on the other hand was a key member of coach Beston Chambeshi’s all conquering U20Read More