?> August 12, 2019 | ZamFoot

Monday, August 12th, 2019

 

Cosafa tournament good preparation for Olympic Qualifiers – Nali

The Zambia Women National Football Team wrapped up their 2019 COSAFA Women’s Championship campaign with a 1 – 0 loss to South Africa in a tightly contested final played at the Wolfson Stadium in Nelson Mandela Bay on Sunday. The Copper Queens captain Hazel Nali attributed the loss at the hands of the now three time champions to silly mistakes that cost her team the Gold medals. Nali however praised the team for  the good start despite South Africa spoiling their party at the end. “The just ended tournament shouldRead More


Napsa Stars pen $70 000 Stanbic sponsorship deal, Club urged to be first

Super League side Napsa Stars this morning held a successful kit launch for the upcoming 2019/2020 Superleague season. The event was held at the Napsa Sports and Recreation Club in Lusaka. At the same event, Stanbic Bank Zambia was unveiled as the new cosponsors of the Pensioners in a renewable six months sponsorship deal worth $70,000. Stanbic Bank CEO Leina Gabaranne was present at the event and signed the contract on behalf of the Bank. In his speach, he challenged the club to fight to be the best in theRead More


Players abroad- Lifumpa and Jacob on target on a goal drought weekend

CHIPOLOPOLO|It is important to know how Zambian foreign-based players are actively involved in their respective Clubs as Zambia has a busy schedule ahead in qualifiers of the 2022FIFA World Cup, 2021AFCON, 2020CHAN,2019 U23AFCON and TOKYO 2020 U23 World Cup. The ZamFoot Crew have made a selected compilation of players involvement between Friday, August 9th and Sunday August 11th,2019: 1.Edward Chilufya SWEDEN| Started the match being rested in the 66th minute, in Djurgarden’s 4-0 home thumping of 10-men Sirius. 2.Lubambo Musonda POLAND| Put in a full ninety minute shift for SlaskRead More


Winning Golden boot delights Nachula

The 2019 COSAFA Women’s Championship Golden Boot Award winner Rachel Nachula is happy with how the tournament panned out despite missing out on Gold Medals after losing the final to hosts South Africa. Speaking in an interview from their Base in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Nachula says she is happy that the Copper Queens achieved something they had never done before by reaching in the finals and on an individual level by coming out as the overall Top Goal Scorer with 10 Goals and 4 assists to her name. “TheRead More


Copper Queens coach happy with COSAFA outing, Lobbies for sponsorship

The Zambia women’s National team coach Beauty Mwamba says she is proud with her team’s performance after they suffered a one-nil loss to the host nation South Africa in the 2019 Cosafa Women’s Cup final on Sunday at the Wolfson Stadium. Mwamba is confident that Zambian Women football is heading in the right direction. “I can say even if we lost that match, I mean we lost that match I could see that the girls did their best,they did put in their best even if there was a bit ofRead More


FAZ Supremo proud of Women’s national teams

Zambia women national teams lost two finals on Sunday, The U20 lost 2-1 to Tanzania in the final of the inaugural COSAFA U20 Women’s Cup while the senior team suffered a one-nil loss to South Africa in the final of the senior COSAFA Women’s Cup. Despite the losses, the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) President Andrew Kamanga is proud of the girls and their achievements. “As an executive, we are very proud of the achievement of our girls. The U20 made it to the finals in their first attempt. OurRead More


Mubanga happy with POTT despite missing out on golden boot

Zambia Women’s National Team Forward Helen Mubanga who was Voted as the Player of the tournament at the just ended COSAFA Women’s Championship in South Africa is happy that the team performed very well by making their first-ever appearance in the finals were they suffered a one-nil defeat at the hands of Banyana Banyana, Who made it three titles in a row. Martha Makhubela scored the only goal of the match to deny Zambia her maiden title and instead settled for Silver medals as they finished as runners-up. “The tournamentRead More


Haluboono picks positives from inaugural COSAFA U-20 Women’s Cup outing

The Zambia Under-20 Women’s national team suffered a 2-1 loss to Tanzania in the final of the inaugural COSAFA Women’s Championship in South Africa yesterday. Head Coach Charles Haalubono is optimistic that the experience from the tournament will be used as a blueprint for future tournaments ” It was a very good game the girls played very well its unfortunate that we lost, we have learned a lot in the first game with Tanzania but in today’s game our opponents played very well,” he said. “This has helped us aRead More


Young Buffaloes is beatable, Tenant Chembo hopeful of Eswatini turnaround

  Zambia’s CAF Confederation Cup envoys Buildcon Football Club head coach Tenant Chembo is confident that his side will overturn the result when the two teams meet in the return leg after suffering a one-nil defeat in Ndola. Chembo believes his team played well despite losing by a lone goal. “Overall performance I thought the guys did well, although in the first half we went to bed, we gave them too much respect instead of applying ourselves very well. I think this (Young Buffaloes) is a beatable team,” Chembo said.Read More


Chiyangi explains cautious approach as Wamundila promises qualification to next round

Green Eagles boss Aggrey Chiyangi has been criticised by many people for being a defensive-minded coach but on Saturday, The Chipolopolo stand-in coach took time to explain his approach to games. Chiyangi told a press conference following his teams CAF Champions league preliminary round first-leg win over South Africa PSL giants Orlando Pirates that he always access the players he has and what approach would work for them. “What you need to understand is that in football there are reasons for everything for example if I decide to play attackingRead More


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