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Clifford Mulenga takes Jomo Cosmos to FIFA

Zambian striker Clifford Mulenga has explained why he went straight to FIFA instead of the PSL regarding his matter with National First Division side Jomo Cosmos. The former Chipolopolo international claims he is owed five months’ salary by the Jomo Sono-owned club. Mulenga says he has attempted, with the assistance of the South African Football Players’ Union, to engage with the Mzansi legend over the issue, but with no luck. Mulenga tells KickOff.com: “We were reasonable in trying to tell these people that this is the situation, this is howRead More

Lengwe, Chikotesha set for preparatory course ahead of 2018 AWCON

Top Zambian referee Gladys Lengwe and Assistant referee Diana Chikotesha will take part in a preparatory course for match officials ahead of the 2018 Ghana Women Africa Cup of Nations. According to a tweet on the Confederation of African football (CAF) the course will take place between 17 and 21 October in Cape Coast, Ghana. Match Officials set for preparatory course for #AWCON2018 from 17 to 21 Oct. in Cape Coast, Ghana.@ghanafaofficial @WomenAFCONGhana#AWCON2018 pic.twitter.com/Eu1d9fBhel — CAF (@CAF_Online) October 16, 2018 Lengwe has steadily raisen to the top and officiated atRead More

Africa Cup of Nations: Egypt, Tunisia, Senegal, Madagascar qualify for the finals

Madagascar have qualified for the African Cup of Nations finals for the first time by beating Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in Vontovorona. Thailand-based midfielder Njiva Rakotoharimalala, 26, scored the only goal. They became the first team to qualify for a place in the finals that have now been expanded from 16 teams to 24. They were later joined by Egypt, Senegal and Tunisia in qualifying for the finals in Cameroon next June/July. Madagascar’s win moved them to 10 points in Group A with two matches left to play. The games was played in Vontovorona after Madagascar were banned fromRead More

Women National team get Nigeria camp ahead of AfCON

The Zambia Women National Team will be camped in Nigeria ahead of the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Ghana. FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala announced that the team will head to Nigeria before the tournament where they will play a series of friendly matches. Kashala said the Nigeria camp will help the team acclimatize to conditions in West Africa before the tournament. “I also wish to inform the public that the women national team will have a camp in West Africa before the Africa Cup. WeRead More

FAZ pocket K1 Million from Guinea Bissau game

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has posted a K1, 065, 000 profit from the October 10 home match against Guinea Bissau at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka. Vice President Rix Mweemba told a media briefing that the association made a gross profit from sales of K1, 573, 570. Mweemba explained that an additional K133, 900 was made from perimeter advertising. He said that expenses on the game amounted to K644, 000. Mweemba said that out of the 49, 954 total capacity there 36, 324 tickets that were sold. HeRead More

FAZ file complaint against Guinea Bissau

The Football Association of Zambia FAZ has stated that they filed a complaint over the hostile treatment the Chipolopolo squad received in Guinea Bissau. FAZ Vice President Rix Mweemba lamented that despite giving their counterparts utmost courtesy when they were in Lusaka, they did not reciprocate the courtesy when the Zambian squad traveled to Bussau. He said that the team was given a 26 seater bus to use even for their luggage from the airport with supporters coming to their rescue to offer a bigger bus – FAZ reports. Mweemba chronicledRead More

Moses Sichone resigns from FAZ

Moses Sichone has resigned his position at the Football Association of Zambia where he served as Assistant Technical Director. According to a letter obtained by the ZamFoot Crew, FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala acknowledged receipt of the resignation letter from Sichone on Monday 15th October and accepted his resignation on Tuesday. However, Kashala later in the day stated that the two parties had parted ways on mutual consent and had agreed a one month transition period. “On a sad note I would like to announce that FAZ and the Assistant TechnicalRead More

Opposition Watch: Namibia completes double over Mozambique to go top of Group k

Namibia made it six points from six after a 1-0 win over Mozambique in Windhoek in a Cameroon 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday night. The win sends Namibia to top of the log following their late 3-2 win over the Black Mambas on Saturday. Ricardo Manetti’s side have gone top of Group K on 7 points, level with Guinea Bissau while Mozambique and Zambia are tied on 4 points. Namibia will host Guinea Bissau next month in a top of the table clash and will be lookingRead More

Sven upbeat despite defeat

Chipolopolo Boys coach Sven Vandenbroeck was impressed with Zambia’s performance in Sunday’s defeat to Guinea Bissau. Zambia succumbed to a 2-1 defeat to Guinea Bissau in a Group K of the Cameroon CAF 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier on match day four. With the Black Mambas of Mozambique next in November, there has been a genuine concern from the Chipolopolo faithful in the last 24 hours that Zambia might miss out on the qualification to Africa’s biggest football showpiece. But the Belgian born coach arrayed those fears. “I thinkRead More

SVEN WAS WARNED ABOUT DEFENCE WEAKNESS BY A JOURNALIST…The Belgian coach responded sarcastically, “Maybe you saw another game!”

Chipolopolo Boys coach Sven Vandenbroeck may have remembered a question from The Mast Newspaper Sports Journalist Darius Kapembwa as the Togolese referee blew the final whistle on Sunday in Bissau. With Zambia leading 1-0 and controlling the tempo of the game, seven minutes into the second half, down the left flank, defender Solomon ‘Capt Solo’ Sakala was taken to the cleaners. As Stopilla Sunzu tried to clear off the cross, he scored an own goal and it was game on. Zambia surrendered the lead and went on to lose 2-1Read More