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Saturday, November 17th, 2018


Mutapa names U17 squad for AUSC tournament

Zambia U17 national team coach Oswald Mutapa has called a 25 man squad for the Africa Union Supreme Council (AUSC) Region Five Games. Mutapa has retained the majority of the team that played at the Cosafa U17 tournament played in Mauritius in July led by defender Morgan Botha of Sporting Lusaka. He assembled the squad from scratch but was ineligible to coach at the regional tournament as he was still serving a ban and the team was coached by Tenant Chilumba. Zambia were booted out of the tournament after aRead More

Lifeline for Chipolopolo as Namibia, Guinea Bissau draw

Cameroon 2019 African Cup of Nations Group K leaders Namibia and Guinea Bissau played out to a goalless stalemate in Windhoek on Saturday. And the stalemate at Sam Nujoma Stadium will be a welcome boast in Maputo on the eve of the Mozambique and Zambia clash. The result in the top of table has taken both Guinea Bissau and Namibia to 8 points. It’s now game on in Maputo as a win for either Mozambique or Zambia will see them close the gap on the leaders to within a point.Read More

Vandenbroeck backs Mweene

Chipolopolo Boys coach Sven Vandenbroeck has backed his captain Kennedy Mweene ahead of Sunday’s Cameroon 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Mozambique. And the Chipolopolo Boys arrived in Maputo on Friday for the make or break clash. The legendary goalkeeper received a lot of criticism after his mistake lead to a goal in the 2-1 win home tie against Guinea Bissau at Heroes National Heroes Stadium on match day 3. Some pundits pointed to the Mamelodi Sundowns’ shot stopper’s lack of game time. But Vandenbroeck believes it was aRead More

Chipolopolo should go for jugular

WITH 24 teams expected to take part in the expanded Africa Cup of Nations, it means almost half the number of countries in Africa will converge in Cameroon next year for the coveted continental title. Zambia made its debut at the ninth edition of the Africa Cup in 1974 in Egypt, which had eight teams. They managed to reach the finals but lost out to then Zaire having drawn 2-2 in the first game before losing 2-0 in the replay. Zaire went on to represent the continent at the WorldRead More

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