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Euro Preview: Lubambo a doubt, Kangwa to start

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Zambian players will be in action in Europe this weekend for their respective clubs.  While the leagues in Eastern Europe will be going for a winter break after this weekend’s matches, there’s no break in Isreal while in France, the league will only be on recess four days before Christmas.  In Turkey, there will be games on boxing day and then a 10 days break The ZamFoot Crew takes a look at the fixtures to look out for. Armenia – Gangszar v Ararat, Saturday Lubambo Musonda has to pass aRead More


Super League Preview: Race for Confederations Cup hots up

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Kitwe giants Nkana won’t be in action this weekend but they will be an interested party and follow how proceedings will unleash at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Sunday. With the league already banked in Cairo road, Zanaco will be presented with the trophy in Mufulira after a dead rubber game against Mufulira Blackpool. Blackpool, Lusaka Tigers and Lusaka Dynamos have all be relegated while Nakambala still has chance to beat the chop. Weekend key game Zesco United v Nakambala Leopards – Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola Napsa Stars, Mufulira Wanderers andRead More


Kalaba: Zambia will give it their best shot

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The date 27 April 1993 is a black one in the history of Zambia and will long be remembered by anyone who follows African football. It was on that day that a plane carrying the national team to Senegal for a 1994 FIFA World Cup USA™ qualifying match crashed, killing all 30 people on board, among them 18 players and the entire coaching staff. It was one of the worst accidents in footballing history. One player who escaped the crash was team captain Kalusha Bwalya, who was on duty withRead More


Ponga writes to FIFA for clarification over FAZ turmoil

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Football Association of Zambia, FAZ General Secretary Ponga Liwewe has written to World football governing body, FIFA over the turmoil which has engulfed Football House. FAZ president Andrew Kamanga has suspended his vice Richard Kazala alongside committee member Blackwell Siwale for allegedly misappropriating K150,000 ticket money but the duo have challenged their suspension. “As you might be aware, the President of FAZ, Andrew Kamanga suspended Vice President Richard Kazala and committee member Blackwell Siwale under the provision of article 28 (2) of the FAZ constitution,” Ponga has been quoted inRead More


FAZ to deal with ‘suspended’ Kazala

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FAZ president Andrew Kamanga says Football House will administratively deal with his vice Richard Kazala. Kazala, who is serving a suspension alongside Blackwell Siwale for the alleged misappropriation of K150,000 meant for match tickets, has formed a WhatsApp group called ‘We Love Football’ where he has added Kamanga and is ridiculing him. On the group, Kazala has threatened to deal with Kamanga if he does not clear him of the alleged misappropriation of funds charge and has gone on to declare himself the legitimate FAZ president, urging councillors to oustRead More


FAZ makes league fixture changes following a complaint from Nkana

The Football Association of Zambia(FAZ) has announced adjustments in the final fixtures of the 2016 MTN FAZ Super League. Football House made the adjustments in response to fair play concerns raised on Wednesday, November 30 by Nkana Football Club which questioned why the final round of matches takes place during the weekend of 3rd to 4th December, when some rescheduled matches will be played on 7th and 10th December. In their communication to FAZ General Secretary Ponga Liwewe, Nkana FC contended that they would be disadvantaged in the race forRead More


Highlights: Chisamba’s goal v Rostov

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Chipolopolo star Chisamba Lungu helped Ural to a 1-0 win over Mousa Doumbia’s Rostov in the Russian League on Wednesday night. Chisamba arguably scored his best goal in European football. The 25 year old who has featured 16 times for Ural has now scored 2 goals for the club this season. He was also on target for Zambia in the friendly match against Uganda last month. The former Zanaco man is playing in his 8th season in Eastern Europe. Chisamba spent a season in Georgia before he joined Ural inRead More


Chisamba scores for Ural

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Chipolopolo midfielder Chisamba Lungu earned his club Ural three points after he scored a wonder goal on Wednesday night. The 25 year old curled in a banana kick from left as Ural beat Rostov 1-0 in a Russian Premier League match. Over the weekend, Chisamba played the full  game in the 1-1 draw against Locomotive Moscow. He started on the left flank and ended up in the hole. On Sunday, he will play his final game before the winter break.  


Zanaco bank 2016 title with two games to spare

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Zanaco were confirmed as 2016 MTN FAZ Super League champions, winning their seventh championship and a spot in next year’s Caf Champions League, following their 1-0 victory over Lumwana Radiants in a rescheduled Week 27 match played at Sunset Stadium on Wednesday. In this hard fought victory it was Isaac Chansa who scored the only goal of the match in the 65th minute for the Bankers to record an unassailable 75 points. They are now the third most successful Zambian club in terms of league championships behind Nkana and MufuliraRead More


Zesco loadsheds Zanaco in Barclays Cup final

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An Idriss Ilunga Mbombo’s second half goal was enough to earn Zesco United a 1-0 win over Zanaco as the Ndola side claimed the 2016 Barclays Cup trophy. Both sides named strong starting lineups with Zega coach Tenant Chembo featuring just six Zambians while Numba Mumamba had only Attam Kwame with the rest Zambians.  i Having braved the rains, the neutral fans got disappointed with Zanaco after a lacklustre performance in the first half which saw the CAF Champions League semi finalist dominate with Mbombo hitting the upright. Many sawRead More