?> ZamFoot, Author at ZamFoot



FAZ rebrands FIFA 2010 Bus

Football Association of Zambia have finally re-branded the FIFA 2010 bus which was given to Zambia by the FIFA 2010 World Cup local organizing committee. The much anticipated luxury coach to be used by the Chipolopolo was given to Zambia as part after the world cup as part of the benefit to the region for South Africa hosting the tournament. However, owing to reported issues in having the bus cleared and conditions attached to it, the two parties in South Africa and Zambia failed to agree on terms of releasingRead More

Opening match sold out, confirms FAZ

The Football Association of Zambia, FAZ have confirmed that the Zambia v Guinea game has been sold out. And a check by the ZamFoot Crew has revealed that tickets which were going for K20, are now fetching around K70-K80 on the black market. Below is a statement from FAZ Communications Manager Desmond Katongo.  The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has been flooded with inquiries over ticket sales for Match Day One of the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations. We are happy with the overwhelming response from members of theRead More

Euro Agents, Scouts trek to Zambia for U20 AFCON

European scouts and agents have started jetting into the country ahead of Sunday’s opening Group A matches of the CAF Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations. There are already five Portugal based agents and scouts led by Graham Heydorn who has represented two Zambian international players in the past before. The five scouts for clubs like Porto, Benfica, Sporting Lisbon and Braga among others. Graham brokered Rainford Kalaba’s move to Sporting Braga as well as Emmanuel Mbola’s one season loan at FC Porto B where he played with Christian Atsu andRead More

Fans take a swipe at FAZ over replicas

The Football Association of Zambia, FAZ’s handling of jersey has left many fans annoyed as there will be no replica shirts on sale. FAZ General Secretary Ponga Liwewe says a number of companies have expressed interest to dress the National team but added that the deal will be finalized after the tournament but this has left many Chipolopolo faithful disappointed Liwewe said currently the national teams have no kit sponsors but are using the Kappa brand for the time being. He adds that football house will not sale replica jerseysRead More

CAF U20 AFCON: Mali, Egypt going for record appearance; Zambia, RSA on 7 apps

In less than 36 hours, Zambia Under-20 face Guinea in a sell out match at Lusaka’s Heroes Stadium. The Beston Chambeshi coached side will be making their 7th appearance at the CAF Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations while West African powerhouses Ghana and Nigeria did not qualify. The duo have made  10 appearances since the inaugural tournament in 1991 which was won by Egypt. Egypt, coincidentally with Mali will making a record 11th appearance. Both the young pharoahs and Mali are in Group A with Zambia and Guinea with theRead More

Blog: Emerging stars brace up for stardom

The U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, formerly African Youth Championship, has been a breeding ground for some of the continent’s greatest footballers, many of whom have gone to become ambassadors of the global game. The endless list include four-time CAF African Player of the Year, Ivorian Yaya Toure, Egypt’s Africa Cup of Nations winning quartet, Nader El Sayed, Emad Meteab, Ahmed Fathy and Hosni Abd Rabou (Most Valuable Player at the Ghana 2008 AFCON), iconic Ghanaian stars – Samuel Osei Kuffour, Nii Ordartey Lamptey, Michael Essien, Andre Ayew, Cameroonian legendsRead More

‘Ma Boys’ are ready, after training at Edwin Imboela Stadium

The Zambia Under-20 trained normally at Sikanze’s Edwin Imboela Stadium on Friday afternoon under the watchful eye of head coach Beston Chambeshi and his assistant Bilton Musonda. Chipolopolo Boys coach Wedson Nyirenda who has been assisting the technical bench in his advisory role was also present. The ‘Ma Boys’ led by skipper Solomon Sakala looked to be in high spirits. They are expected to have a light and final session on Saturday morning and there was also talk of having a run out at Heroes Stadium to feel the turfRead More

Big Spending Lusaka Dynamos lure Cletus Chama to Heroes Stadium

Zambian Super League side  Lusaka Dynamos are making their intentions known in the transfer fee as they continue their spending spree. The ‘Elite’ have snapped up Zambian international Cletus Chota Chama ahead of Zesco United in a move that has sent shock waves on the local scene. ‘Tripple C’ as the boy from Luapula is popularly called by the Zambian fans will join the Patrick Phiri coached side early next week in Livingstone. The right footed became a free agent after he terminated his almost 2 months stay at theRead More

U20 Afcon Updated: Young Lions ready to roar

The Cameroon U20 men’s national soccer team on Thursday morning pulled off a 1 – 1 draw with Super Division side Red Arrows with the young Lions coach declaring his lads ready for he tournament after the game. Though the hosts looked favorites, the Cameroonians looked good on the ball and were composed in their build up and only lacked the finish touch in he final third. But it was Bruce Musakanya who put he Zambia Airforce sponsored side ahead early in he second half. Musakanya later turned the favorRead More

Power Dynamos – 2017 squad shape and composition

By Kondwani Gondwe The 2017 Season is around a month from a kick off which means most teams could be about done with recruitment, trimming of their squads and preseason training. For Power Dynamos, the preseason preparations will include friendly games with some of Zimbabwe’s finest teams when they travel there in the first week of March. The fixtures on the cards are said to include Chicken Inn and FC Platinum. The Goalkeepers With the experience of 2012 Africa Cup of Nations winning goalkeeper Joshua Titima challenging for a spot inRead More