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CAFCC: SuperSport injury time goal sees Zesco out

Zesco United have bowed out of the CAF Confederations Cup at the quarter final stage after they conceded an injury time goal to draw 2-2 against visiting SuperSport United. The two teams played out to a goalless draw in the first leg and the results sees SuperSport advance on away goals. John Chingandu gave the home said the lead in the 4th minute when he volleyed home from inside the box benefitting from a Kondwani Mtonga cross. Thuso Phala levelled 30 minutes later when he shot low across the goalRead More

CAFCC: Zesco United 2 – 2 SuperSport (As it happened)

Zesco United are in action against SuperSport United of South Africa in the second leg of the CAF Confederations Cup Quarter final. The first leg ended 0-0 in South Africa. Zesco United XI v SuperSport United Banda, Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu, David Owino Odhiambo, Dauti Musekwa, Misheck Chaila, Kondwani Mtonga, John Chingandu, Maybin Kalengo, Jackson Mwanza, Jesse Were SuperSport United XI vs Zesco United FC Williams,Kekana,Gould,Daniels,Modiba,Furman,Letsholonyane,Mokoena,Phala,Grobler,Brockie SSU Bench: Pieterse,Nhlapo,Mashamaite,Wome,Mbule,Mnyamane,Nkhatha

My debut came at the right time – Computer Mwepu

Zambia national team midfielder Enock ‘Computer’ Mwepu says his debut for Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg came at the right time. The former Napsa Stars player was a second half substitute in Salzburg’s 3-1 over ASK BSC BRUCK in the UNIQ ÖFB cup. “I am happy and glad because, I have been waiting for this day to come and finally it has come at the right time… with an assist and a big win for the team,” Mwepu told Zambianfootball.co.zm The towering midfielder says having fellow countryman Patson Daka aroundRead More

Daka ‘honoured’ to open Salzburg goal account

Zambia national team striker Patson Daka described his first Redbull Salzburg goal as a ‘huge honour’. The 2016/17 Uefa youth league winner scored his first ever Redbull goal in extra time of a cup encounter against ASK BSC BRUCK to propel Salzburg to the third round. “It’s a privilege and honour for me to score for the first team and it’s always been my prayer which God has finally answered, am very happy about it, it’s a huge motivation for me, it can only be because of God,” Daka toldRead More

Shepolopolo lose to Banyana Banyana

Zambia senior women’s national football team gave away a 3-0 second half lead to lose to South Africa on post match penalties in their 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championships semi final played in Bulawayo on Thursday. First half goals from Barbara Banda and Grace Chanda gave the Shepolopolo a 2-0 lead at the break, with Misozi Zulu increasing the advantage seventeen minutes from time. But two quick fire goals from L. Smeda scored in the 77th and 78th minutes gave Banyana Banyana hope and their come back was completed in the 84thRead More

Patson, Mwepu shine for Red Bull

Zambia National team striker Patson Daka scored his first goal for Redbull Salzburg their 3-1 win over ASK BSC BRUCK. Daka came on in the second half of Extra time and just needed three minutes on the pitch to get on the scoresheet and propel Salzburg to the third round of the UNIQ ÖFB Cup. This was Daka’s first goal for Redbull Salzburg. Daka who has for the last few games been playing with Salzburg from the junior team Liefering scored the winning goal of the match in the 111thRead More

Shonga not dropped – Wada

  Zambia national football team coach Wedson Nyirenda has clarified that Nkwazi striker Justin Shonga is a full member of the Chipolopolo and will be part of the final squad which will face Nigeria next month. Nyirenda stated that Shonga had been left out of the 20-man provisional squad announced on Thursday because he was scheduled to travel to South Africa on Friday for undisclosed business. Shonga has not featured for Nkwazi since returning from national team duty against Algeria early this month and is said to have resumed trainingRead More

Wada names Nkwazi’s teenage sensation for Nigeria clash

  Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has summoned 20 local players In preparation for the do or die encounter against Nigeria on 7th October, 2017. Nyirenda has also included Zambia Under-17 and Nkwazi winger in the provisional squad to face Nigeria next month. The right footed winger has been in top form for his club. He scored against Zanaco to help Nkwazi to victory a fortnight ago. The squad is only comprising local players. Defensive trio Fackson Kapumbu, Simon Silwimba and Ziyo Tembo are in the squad. 20 LOCAL PLAYERS ■Read More

Zambian players outside Africa: Kangwa, Sunzu on the losing end as Fashion ends match on the bench

Zambia national team defender Stophila Sunzu put in a 90 minute shift for Arsenal Tula but could not help them progress to the quarter finals of the Russian Cup as they lost 1 nil away to FC Tambov. Alexey Skvortsov scored the only goal of the game in additional time to help the home team to a narrow victory. Striker Evans Kangwa also started the Match and played the first 62 minutes before being replaced by Igor Shevcenko. In Krasnodar, Their was no playing time for Striker Fashion Sakala whoRead More

Police receive statements from Ngonga and Lungu

Power Dynamos strikers Alex Ngonga and Luka Lungu yesterday recorded warn and caution statements at a police station in Chililabombwe according to a report by PDFF media. This follows an earlier report that the two had allegedly assaulted a Konkola Blades supporter. The police have not made any formal charges.According to medical reports from both camps availed to PDFF media, the complainant had minor bruises on his finger arising from the fracas, contrary to what was circulated in the media that he had a deep cut on his forehead. AlexRead More