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SIMBA SC JETS IN FOR THE CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CLASH

Tanzanian based outfit Simba Sports Club have arrived in the country ahead of the CAF champions league clash against Nkana FC. The team reached at exactly 12:10 hours Aboard Ethiopian Airline. Both teams have had a fair chance of glory in the preliminary round of the CAF champions league, Nkana were victors in the preliminary round both home and away against UD SONGO of Mozambique. Football is about statistics and looking at these two teams when it comes to the past meetings Nkana FC hosted Simba Sports Club in 2002Read More


Buffaloes arrive in Tunisia for Sfaxien showdown

GREEN Buffaloes have safely touched down in Tunisia ahead of the opening leg of their 2018/19 CAF Confederation Cup first round showdown with five-times Champions CS Sfaxien. The Zambian envoys in the second tier of continental football landed in Tunis, the Capital City of Tunisia and subsequently took a two and half hour drive to Sfax – where the game is scheduled to be played at the 11, 000 Capacity Stade Taïeb Mhiri on Saturday. According to the club mouthpiece, the army side will be accommodated at Hotel de Olivieres.Read More


Lwandamina hits back at Sven

ZESCO United coach George Lwandamina says no principled local coach will be willing to work with Chipolopolo trainer Sven Vandenbroeck following claims that local mentors are reluctant to work with computer-related technology. Lwandamina said in an interview in Ndola yesterday that Vandenbroeck should take responsibility for failing to qualify the Chipolopolo for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations rather than blaming local coaches. At a media interaction in Kitwe on Sunday, the Belgian said he failed to pick an assistant coach because most coaches he approached were computer-shy. “These coachesRead More


Kasengele: Cameroon’s Afcon 2019 bid failed to beat deadline

FORMER Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) General Secretary George Mwila Kasengele has claimed that Cameroon did not deposit their bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of the nations by the time offices were closed on the deadline day at CAF headquarters in Egypt. Surprisingly, Cameroon’s bid went on to beat other contenders: Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); and subsequently lost the rights to host the most coveted showpiece in Africa.   Kasengele who superindented Zambia’s bid in 2014, told the ZamFoot Crew in a Telephone InterviewRead More


Zambia 1-2 Zimbabwe as it happened

  Nkana Stadium will this Afternoon host two games in the on going 2018 Mopani copper mine cosafa under-20 championship in kitwe as the semi-finals come alive. South Africa and Angola will go head to head in an early kick off at 13:00hrs. The hosts, Zambia who are record 11 time Champions of the the tournament will then take on neighbors Zimbabwe in the battle of Zambezi at 15:00hrs for a spot in the final of the regional youth show piece. With Coach Bwale at the helm, Young Chipolopolo haveRead More


Trust the Process: Why Sven Must Stay

  As a footballing nation we must be honest enough as we draw daggers and point arrows at Sven for sharing his honest thoughts about the present state of Zambian football. The Belgian has been under fire for Zambia’s failure to qualify for the AfCON and his comments in the aftermath haven’t helped matters. The interactive session with members of the press over the weekend provided an opportunity to mend his relationship with the masses and equally share his thoughts for the future should he stay on. For the periodRead More


Analysis: Young Chipolopolo on the up ahead of the battle ofZambezi

At whatever age level and stage of competition, Zambia Vs Zimbabwe is always big and this Semi Final will not be different in any way. Pride will be at stake despite the level being developmental and the displays of both teams thus far has been encouraging. A lot of questions were asked prior to the tournament kick off over the Zambian side owing to the mixed results posted during the year but so far the lads have come to the Party and here is a look at what they haveRead More


INJURY RULES MALUMO OUT OF ZIMBABWE SHOWDOWN

  ENGLAND based striker Mwiya Malumo has been forced out of Zambia clash with Zimbabwe in the 2018 Mopani Copper mine U-20 Cosafa Championship semifinal tomorrow. The unfortunate development was confirmed this morning by Zambia U-20 Team Doctor James Nyimbili in an interview. He said Malumo did not attend this morning’s training session and is set to miss tomorrow’s showdown with neighbors Zimbabwe. The UTH Orthopaedic registrar said Mwiya had sustained a stretched left knee injury, consequently forcing him out of the Southern Africa derby. “We have one of ourRead More


2018 COSAFA U20 : Lesotho coach shoulders blame for early exit

Lesotho U20 national team coach Bob Mafoso took the blame for his team’s premature elimination from the on going COSAFA U20 Youth Championships. Lesotho ended their campaign with only a point and bottom of Group C despite playing in the final with South Africa in 2017. Mafoso told the ZamFoot crew in an interview that as a coach after such a performance you should take the blame. “Let me first take the blame as a coach maybe the preparations were not good. I mean if you perform like this thenRead More


SVEN: IN MY NOTES I WILL ASK FOR NUTRITION

On the Nineth of December 2018 various media houses had an opportunity of having a question and answer session with the Zambian national team Coach Sven Vandenbroeck. This session was interactive and gave the coach a platform to highlight a number of factors that needed to be addressed. One of the topics in this session was nutrition /diet for the players and how important it is in modern football. “What we have now is when the players come in there is someone who checks them one by one by lookingRead More