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Five things learnt from Maite v Nakambala

  It has being quite some revivification for Mufulira Wanderers who, for the first time this season have managed to win three consecutive games on the bounce. Nakambala Leopards was the latest casualty in a 3pm kick off in which both teams were looking to corroborate their positions especially with Warriors having beaten Real Nakonde and Nchanga having drawn against Green Eagles in Choma on Saturday. PThe match saw Wanderers dominate for the bulk of the match with the home side having a missed a myriad of chances but aRead More


Talking Points…as referee Lengwe’s officiating comes into spotlight

  POWER-CUT BY 10 MEN ZANACO POWER Dynamos were widely touted to be victors in this tie. Ironically, Zanaco walked out of Authur Davies Stadium with all the spoils, despite being crippled by the sending off of George Chilufya, pior forcing what looked like an own goal. The narrative of Alex Ngo’nga being wasteful with scoring chances and coach Danny Kabwe shouldering so much faith in him, continues. The more Ngo’nga tries to prove his doubters wrong, oddly to him, proving otherwise if he’s the right person to spearhead Zambia’sRead More


Zambia Women U17 to face South Africa in a friendly

Zambia Women U17 national team have regrouped and entered residential camp today in preparation for a friendly match against South Africa on Saturday,25th November, 2017. South Africa are using this match to prepare for a World cup qualifier against Botswana. The South African FA have since requested for a friendly match to go on this Saturday. The young shepolopolo (Copper queens) were booted out of World Cup qualifier by Botswana after taking a 5-2 first leg advantage at Nkoloma Stadium. Striker Christabel Phiri scored a double brace with Captain LydiaRead More


Jan Sikazwe to represent Zambia in Russia

Zambia national team may have missed on thhe opportunity to qualify to the world cup but Zambia will most likely have a representative at next year’s tournament in top referee Jan Sikazwe. According to a list obtained by Zambianfootball.co.zm, Sikazwe is among 36 officials listed to officiate at the Russia 2018 World cup. Sikazwe and Gambian Bakary Papa Gassama are part of the six men coming from the confederation of African football (CAF). Their roles are yet to be known Sikazwe has risen in ranks in the recent past withRead More


Zesco, Buffaloes win as ‘Mighty’ pull out of relegation

Log leaders Zesco United continued their march towards the 2017 league title with a 2 – 1 win over Forest Rangers which restored their 5 point lead with three games to play. With all the other teams in the top four having picked wins prior to kickoff and the gap at the top closed to two points, the pressure was on Tenant Chembo’s side to pick maximum points. Fackson Kapumbu gave Zesco the lead in the 14th minute when his in-swinging free kick beat the Forest Rangers goalkeeper who wasRead More


CAF CCC Final: Zambian trio helps Mazembe sink Supersport in 1st leg

Congo DR giants TP Mazembe will take a slender lead into the 2nd leg of the 2017 CAF Confederations Cup Final after they beat visiting SuperSport United in the first leg. Coach Mihayo named skipper Rainford Kalaba, Nathan Sinkala and Kabaso Chongo in the starting line-up but there was no place on the bench for Given Singuluma who also plays at Mazembe. Kalaba was the first to threaten in the game when he volleyed from about 35 yards but it was not until the 18th minute when Mali international AdamaRead More


Janza heaps praise on ‘Aggressive ‘ Nkana

Red Arrows football club head coach Honor Janza was full of praise for his opponents after seeing his side go down two goals to one at home to Nkana. Janza wass however disappointed with his teams failure to utilise their chances. “First and foremost I must congratulate Nkana. They played a good game. They came prepared, We thought we were more than ready for them because we prepared well but today they were more aggressive upfront. What costed us was the chances we failed to utilise in the first half,Read More


Zanaco reduce gap as Warriors thump Nakonde

Zanaco beat Power Dynamos at Arthur Davies Stadium to reduce the gap to two points at the summit of the Zambian Super League. And at the foot end, Kabwe Warriors thrashed Real Nakonde 3-0 at Godfrey Chitalu Stadium while 10 man Nchanga Rangers left Choma with a point. City of Lusaka lost 1-0 to Napsa Stars while Nkana silenced Red Arrows with a 2-1 win. Lusaka Dynamos were held to a goalless stalemate by Lumwana Radiants. FULL TIME: ZAMBIAN SUPER LEAGUE Napsa Stars FC 1-0 Konkola Blades (Youremember Banda 54′)Read More


Zambia to face Ivory Coast, Uganda at CHAN

Inaugural African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament semi finalist Zambia has been given a relatively fair draw after they were grouped alongside West African powerhouse Ivory coast and Uganda from East Africa for the finals to be staged in Morocco. There’s a Southern Africa mini derby against Namibia who complete group B. Zambia played Ivory Coast who were the hosts in the inaugural tournament in 2009 and they won 3 – 0 on their wayto the semi finals where they lost 2 – 1 to eventual winners DR Congo. The ChipolopoloRead More


Super league enters week 35

The MTN/FAZ super league this weekend will enter week 35 with 10 matches set to entertain soccer fans across the country. The biggest match of the weekend sees sensational Zanaco trek to the Arthur Davies stadium in Kitwe to take on Powerful Power Dynamos. Power are coming from a draw and will be eager to collect maximum points at home but a wounded bankers side will be no easy prey. Coach Numba Mumamba’s side know that a loss can take the out of the top four should Nkana and LusakaRead More