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Referee Sikazwe culminates to most reverential pantheon

TALK UP: It has been a piecemeal but certainly to culmination as referee Janny Sikazwe became the first Zambian to handle a FIFA World Cup match. From a conventional whistle-man in the Zambian flagship league to overseeing the final ties of both the 2016 Club World Cup and the 2017 Afcon; subsequent the 2018 FIFA World Cup clash involving Belgium and Panama in Russia. The foregoing monumental in the referee’s annals, an archive that has been beyond the reach of the Zambia national football team (Chipolopolo). Reason why until nowRead More


Ridiculously good looking Moroccan football coach Herve Renard, who ‘looks like your mom’s new boyfriend’, wins the hearts of World Cup fans

Morocco was heartbroken when its football team lost 1-0 in the dying seconds of its first World Cup match. But all eyes were on the African nation’s coach Herve Renard, 49, who had viewers smitten as he paced the sidelines against Iranon Friday night. The Frenchman has won the African Cup of Nations twice with Zambia and Ivory Coast before taking the North Africans to the World Cup. Swooning football fans compared him to everyone from Game of Thrones’ Jaime Lannister, actor Matthew McConaughey, and a Disney prince. ‘Herve Renard is the most handsome man onRead More


World Cup: Heartache for Africa as Nigeria suffer a defeat

Following North African giants Egypt and Morocco’s defeats in their respective Russia 2018 World Cup group matches, there was hope that Nigeria might cause an upset against Croatia. Oghenekaro Etebo’s own goal and a Luka Modric penalty gave Croatia a winning World Cup start against Nigeria in a Group D match in Kaliningrad. Uruguay snatched a late winner as they began their World Cup campaign with a dramatic victory over Egypt, who left Mohamed Salah on the bench. Jose Gimenez headed powerfully into the net in the 90th minute asRead More


Ousumanu late strike downs Forest, LD come from a goal down to beat Assembly

Super League big spenders Buildcon left it late with Rahim Osumanu scoring in added time to secure maximum points for the Ndola based out-fit . Lusaka dynamos came back from a goal down to beat National Assembly with goals from Chris Mugalu and Tardile Ilunga. George ‘Boom’ Chaloba put Assembly in the lead just after twelve minutes before Dan Kabwe’s side scored two in the second half to get all three points. In Kabwe it was Zimbabwean striker Nelson Maziwisa who was the difference after his 84th minute header provedRead More


Sikazwe to officiate Belgium World Cup opening game

Zambian top referee Janny Sikazwe will be the man in the middle when European giants Belgium take on Panama at the on going Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Monday, June 18 at 17:00hrs. FIFA announced the news on their official twitter account for media (@FIFAmedia). Sikazwe will be assisted by Jerson Dos Santos of Angolav and Zakhele Siwela of South Africa. The fourth official will Ryuji Sato from Japan. Referee designations FWC 2018 Match 13: #BEL🆚#PAN (18 June): Referee: Janny SIKAZWE (ZAM) ASR 1: Jerson DOS SANTOS (ANG) ASRRead More


Live – Landlord v Tenant

The early kickoff sees the Kabwe derby come to light when Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy (KYSA) host this year’s surprise package Kabwe Warriors who are in fourth position. With Emmanuel Okutu banging in the goals and currently standing in joint second position on the top scorers chart with 7 goals, Warriors are looking a different prospect this season and are vying for a top four finish. KYSA on the other hand are struggling in this division having just been promoted but will be looking to build on their ‘big’ awayRead More


Wedson Nyirenda: Baroka will play with a character of a champion

Former Zambia national soccer team coach Wedson Nyirenda has been unveiled as new Baroka FC coach. Nyirenda who moved to the PSL after resigning his position as Chipolopolo coach told the media that he is looking to transform his team to have a character of champions. Nyirenda – “I cannot promise mountains, but I can just say people will see a big difference and they will see good football. They will see a team with a character of a champion. My biggest love of all these things is that IRead More


KYSA host ‘big’ brothers Warriors in Kabwe derby

The MTN FAZ Super League returns this weekend with exciting fixtures across the country. The early kickoff sees the Kabwe derby come to light when Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy (KYSA) host this year’s surprise package Kabwe Warriors who are in fourth position. With Emmanuel Okutu banging in the goals and currently standing in joint second position on the top scorers chart with 7 goals, Warriors are looking a different prospect this season and are vying for a top four finish. KYSA on the other hand are struggling in this divisionRead More


FAZ secures two friendly matches for Junior Chipolopolo

The Zambia Under-20 will warm up for the July 14 Niger 2019 first leg, final round Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Burundi with two international friendly matches. FAZ has secured practice matches against Malawi and South Africa to be played in Lusaka. The African champions beat Rwanda 2-0 in Kigali and drew 1-all in Lusaka to qualify 3-1 on aggregate. Zambia hosts Burundi on July 14 before heading to Ngozi a week later to play the return leg. Winner over two legs will qualify to the tournament to beRead More


Zamfoot team of week : Eagles hatrick hero named player of the week

Another interesting week for fans of the MTN/FAZ Super League as the week 17 fixtures came with alot of great actions both by players and teams. The Zamfoot crew have once again picked their best eleven from the midweek games with alot of competition for positions making the selection process an even tougher one. Team of the week GK-Boyd Namayobe, The KYSA shot stopper was the fans favourite in Monze as he pulled off great saves to keep a clean sheet and help his team to a one nil winRead More