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Mayuka pushing for a move away from Zamalek

Striker Emmanuel Mayuka wants to leave Egyptian side Zamalek after failing down the pecking down. The 26 year old has not returned to Zamalek and is believed to be Lusaka. The 2012 African Cup of Nations golden boot winner was left out Zamalek’s CAF Champions League squad and that upset Mayuka’s handlers. “Zamalek has showed disrespectful to a player of Mayuka’s calibre and quality. They can’t leave him out of their continental squad,” a ZamFoot Crew insider said. “Mayuka wants to reclaim his national team place and wants to helpRead More

Dr Kabungo: It’s good to save on the highest level

e World.I will definitely bring my experience back home to help develop medical care for our Zambian players” Kabungo further says the Honour of Distinguished Service he received in 2012 meant a lot to him. “The Honour (ODS)given to the 2012 AFON winning team by the Late President Mr Michael Chilufya Sata has been very motivating in achieving excellency in what I do for football in Zambia,Africa and the World at large” said the former Mighty Mufulira Wanderers goalkeeper this morning from Francville town in Gabon. BRIEF FACTS *CAF MedicalRead More

Zambia U20 clinch friendlies with Barca, Athletico and Real Madrid

The Zambia U20 national team will tomorrow leave for Spain where they will play friendly games with youth side of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Athletico Madrid. Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga confirmed that the squad will extend its current camp to Europe to prepare adequately for the U20 Africa Cup of Nations that will be played in Zambia. The Beston Chambeshi coached side is also expected to play another international friendly with South Africa on February 8th. The squad which has now been trimmed to 22 hasRead More

Patrick Phiri ditches Forest for Lusaka Dynamos

Veteran coach Patrick ‘Big Pa’ Phiri has ditched super division side Forest Rangers to join relegated Lusaka Dynamos. Big Pa, joined Forest Rangers around the 8th week of the season with Ndola side in a dismal second from bottom position but managed to help turn around their fortunes to end 9th on the log. “Mr Patrick Phiri tendered in his resignation letter to my office this morning, (yesterday) indicating family reasons as basis for his decision,” club chairman Benhail Mukuka stated. “He has since joined Lusaka Dynamos Football Club,” he said.Read More

Injury prematurely ends Nyambe Mulenga’s career

2012 Africa Cup of Nations gold medal winning defender Nyambe Mulenga has retired from football after failing to recover from an injury he sustained in a road traffic accident in December, 2014. Nyambe who was an active member of the Chipolopolo set-up when the injury occurred was on his way from his base in Ndola to join up with the rest of the Chipolopolo squad on the day of the accident. Zesco United have confirmed that Nyambe, a member of the U20 famous class of 2007, has been redeployed to Zesco Limited,Read More

Zesco United include Zanaco’s Kapumbu on CAF Cup squad list

Zesco United have released the list of players that will represent the club in the 2017 edition of the CAF Confederations Cup. The 2016 league runners-up have maintained the core of the team that reached the semi finals of 2016 CAF Champions League and have bolstered it with some new signings which include Zanaco duo of Fackson Kapumbu and Dave Daka. Zanaco who are representing Zambia in the CAF Champions League seem to have lost the battle to keep Kapumbu as the Ndola giants have submitted his name to CAFRead More

Zambia 2017 U20 AFCON: FAZ release fixtures as Heroes Stadium to host Group A

Zambia will face Guinea in the open game of the Zambia 2017 U20 Championship at Lusaka’s Heroes Stadium, on February 26, 2017 after the opening ceremony. The hosts match will be followed by another Group A match between Egypt and Mali in what will be the first double header at the 50, 000 capacity. Ndola’s Levy Mwanawasa Stadium will be home to Group B countries. Cameron, South Africa, Sudan and Senegal will be based on the Copper belt. The final Group games will be played at the same time butRead More

Zanaco include 2 new signings on Champions League squad

Zambians Champions Zanaco have unveiled their CAF Champions League squad. The bankers have named two new players in the squad. Right full back Taonga Bwembya from Mufulira Wanderers and former Lusaka Dynamos hitman Kennedy Musonda are on the roaster. Zanaco have lost key players in Rodrick Kabwe, Isaac Chansa and Aaron Katebe from last season’s title winning squad. Squad player Aubrey Funga, who was spotted attending trials in South Africa and Zesco united bound Fackson Kapumbu have been included in the team as well. But there’s no place for theRead More

Nkana sends Chiyangi to the stands, promotes Saileti to head coach role

Nkana Football Club has elevated head coach Aggrey Chiyangi to the position of Technical Director & has appointed his assistant Zeddy Saileto as Head coach. Saileti will be assisted by Gift Kampamba & Billy Mwanza who has moved from the youth team. Kennedy Kalale continues as goalkeeper trainer. Saileti who takes the mantle from Chiyangi, has been a player for Nkana FC, plaued professional football in Finland & he has been assistant coach to Linos Makwaza, late Matsauso Mwale & Bestone Chambeshi. Club president Evaristo Kabila confirmed the development statingRead More

Mbesuma itching for Bissau rematch

Collins Mbesuma says Zambia is itching to settle scores with Guinea Bissau, in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group K qualifiers. Guinea Bissau ended Zambia’s interest in the 2017 Africa Cup qualifiers last June following a stunning 3-2 home win to qualify to the Gabon finals with a game to spare. Mbesuma and Christopher Katongo scored a goal each in that match in Bissau, as the hosts recorded their first win over Zambia, in only the two sides second-ever meeting following a 0-0 first leg result in Ndola. “LookingRead More