?> November 30, 2018 | ZamFoot

Friday, November 30th, 2018

 

It’s all about practice – Free kick specialist Shonga

Orlando Pirates forward Justin Shonga is fully aware of the valuable resource he possesses and has outlined why he cannot be expected to carry the scoring responsibilities on his own. Shonga is fast becoming a dead-ball specialist, having recently scored from two set-pieces for Pirates – recently against Light Stars and earlier this month against Polokwane City, and previously for the Zambian national team away to Guinea Bissau last month. The 22-year-old’s free-kick technique and accuracy can certainly prove a massive asset in his game, particularly if he struggles toRead More


Breaking News: Cameroon stripped of rights to host 2019 Africa Cup

Camroon has been stripped of the rights to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament. The ZamFoot Crew understands that the CAF Executive Committee reached a unanimous decision to strip Cameroon of the rights as they are far from being prepared 6 months before the tournament kickoff. CAF President Ahmad has since made the announcement. Full statement from CAF The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) today makes the following statement, detailing the important measures taken at the Extraordinary meeting of the Executive Committee in Accra, Ghana, on November 30,Read More


Zambian referee Lengwe to officiate 2018 Women Africa Cup final

Zambia’s top FIFA referee Gladys Lengwe has been appointed to handle the 2018 Women Africa Cup final between South Africa and Nigeria. Lengwe’s who started refereeing at international level has continued on an upward trajectory and this year in August was at the FIFA U20 Women World Cup where she handled the third and fourth play-off between France and England. She has several top international tournaments under her belt dating back to 2014 when she officiated at the U17 Women World Cup Finals. In 2015, she was back at the Women’s WorldRead More


Zambia drop on FIFA ladder

The Zambia national team dropped five places on the FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings to rank 82nd in the world. This is Zambia’s worst ranking this year. According to the statistics released by FIFA on Thursday, Zambia is now ranked 17th in Africa. The Chipolopolo only played one match in November which they lost to Mozambique to miss out on qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals. On the other hand, Mozambique greatly benefited from their win against Zambia as they were on of the biggest climbers in the worldRead More


Bruce Mwape nominated for 2018 CAF Award

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the nominees for the various categories of the CAF Awards 2018 with only Women National Team coach Brice Mwape as the only nominee from Zambia. With only the Women’s national team making it to the Women Africa Cup of Nations, while the men’s national teams failed to qualify to major tournaments and the representative clubs in the CAF inter-club competitions falling short in the different categories, the clubs and players from Zambia have been left out. Mwape was has been instrumental inRead More