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Of course, we will qualify to AFCON- Kabaso

The Zambia national team camp is almost full following the arrival of DR Congo domiciled players led by skipper Kabaso Chongo ahead of Thursday’s showdown against Algeria in Blida. The TP Mazembe defender is confident Zambia will qualify for the 2021 AFCON tournament. Zambia missed out on the 2017 and 2019 editions. “Of course we going to qualify. This is our time to qualify. We missed two AFCON tournaments but this is our time,” Kabaso told the ZamFoot Crew in an interview from Blida. The Copper Bullets will start theirRead More

The arrival of Euro trio excites Chambeshi as he targets maximum points against Nigeria

Zambia U23 national team head coach Beston Chambeshi is targeting collecting maximum points this evening when his side lock horns with the defending Champions, Nigeria. Chambeshi told a Journalists at the pre-match press conference that the ‘Bola na Lesa’ Boys will take this match with a very serious approach. “We will take this game with a serious approach and see to it that we collect maximum points,” he said. Chambeshi is however aware of how good Nigeria is and does not expect the match to be an easy affair. “WeRead More

We have to fight until the last whistle-Chiluya

Zambia U23 national team left-back Prosper Chiluya says the team will need to fight to the last whistle this evening when they take on Nigeria in their second game of the ongoing U23 AFCON tournament in Egypt. The Kabwe Warriors left-back is anticipating a tough match against the defending Champions. “We also need to win but football is played on the field it will be a tough match. We just have to take it with a serious attitude and fight until the last whistle,” he said. Chiluya believes the factRead More

We did not play well but I am happy we qualified – Bruce Mwape

Zambia Women’s National Team on Monday qualified to the fifth round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Qualifiers after they beat Kenya 1-0 on the day and 3-2 on aggregate at Nkoloma Stadium. Speaking during the post-match press conference, coach Bruce Mwape expressed happiness with the win despite not being too impressed with the performance of the team. “The girls played better in Kenya, but I am happy with the result cause this is what we wanted, we played to go forward in the tournament and we have achieved that,” heRead More

Mwepu and Daka Jet in hours before Nigeria clash

Austrian Bundesliga duo of striker Patson Daka and midfield ace Enock Mwepu have arrived in Egypt hours before the clash against defending Champions, Nigeria. The duo were the last two pieces of the puzzle for coach Beston Chambeshi. The duo together with Fashion Sakala missed the match against South Africa. It’s however not clear if the duo will start this evening looking at the time of arrival and the few hours before the game. Zambia plays Nigeria on this evening at the Al-Salaam Stadium in their second match after havingRead More

Chipolopolo foreign-based stars troop into Blida ahead of Algeria showdown

The Chipolopolo camp is almost full following the arrival of ten foreign-based players in Blida ahead of Thursday’s Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Algeria. South Africa based stars Mwenya Cyril Chibwe, Justin Shonga, Augustine Mulenga, Salulani Phiri, and Lazarus Kambole their DRC domiciled counterparts Tandi Mwape, Nathan Sinkala and captain of the side Kabaso Chongo. European based Evans Kangwa who plies his trade at Arsenal Tula in Russia and Tanzania based attacking midfielder Clatous Chota Chama completes the list of players who have joined the camp. TheRead More

Fashion jets in, Mwepu and Daka on the way

Zambia U23 national team striker Fashion Sakala has joined the Under-23 camp ahead of Tuesday’s Group B clash against defending Champions, Nigeria. The K.V Oostende striker arrived at Cairo International Airport at 09:15 hours and was received by Team Manager Mwansa Kapyanga. Sakala missed the goalless draw against South Africa due to suspension. Beston Chambeshi now awaits the arrival of the Red Bull Salzburg duo Patson Daka and Enock Mwepu who have started off for Egypt and are expected to join later. The Salzburg duo was in action yesterday inRead More

Breaking News: Zambia storm final round of Olympics Qualifiers with win over Kenya

The Zambia national women’s soccer team has qualified for the final round of the Tokyo Olympics qualifier after they beat Kenya 1 – 0 at Nkoloma Stadium to advance on a 3 – 2 aggregate scoreline. Free-kick specialist Lushomo Mweemba scored the only goal of the match that sent Zambia to the fifth round to set-up a meeting with either Côte d’Ivoire or Cameroon. Coach Bruce Mwape made one change to the team that forced a draw away in Nairobi as captain Misozi Zulu dropped to the bench with RachaelRead More

Locally based Copper Bullets, Sunzu arrive in Algeria, Others on the way

The Chipolopolo boys arrived in Algeria on Sunday afternoon ahead of Thursday’s Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Blida against the Desert Foxes. The Squad comprising of local players arrived at 14:00 hours Central African Time at Houari Bumadine international Airport. SUNZU ARRIVES EARLY 2012 Africa Cup of Nations winner Stoppila Sunzu was the first foreign-based Copper Bullet to alive as he joined the team in Blida just hours after they had arrived. Sunzu who plays for French Ligue 1 side FC Metz has been a constant figureRead More

Stay Focused, Fathi urges his team

Napsa Stars Football Club were the biggest winners on Saturday when they hosted Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy in a Week 8 rescheduled game at Woodlands Stadium recording a 3-0 win over the newcomers. This was a Sixth (6) Win for Napsa Stars this Season and Coach Mohammed Fathi after the match urged his team to remain focused because the target is to play continental football “It was a Sweet victory this is the first time we have scored three goals and the most important thing is to improve our positionRead More