?> October 20, 2019 | ZamFoot

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

 

Chiyangi admits Kaseba is a poor finisher but defends his selection

Zambia national team interim coach Aggrey Chiyangi admitted that striker Tapson Kaseba is very poor in terms of finishing off chances. Chiyangi, however, defended his selection in the starting line up that drew 2-2 with Eswatini saying he is a hard worker who runs tirelessly. Kaseba started in attack for the Copper Bullets on Saturday against Eswatini but missed a number of changes including a one that he was left with only the goal to beat but somehow fluffed his line. “I wish one day you become a coach soRead More


Guest story :Zambia crowned 2019 COSAFA Under-17 champions!

Zambia have been crowned champions of the 2019 COSAFA Men’s Under-17 Championship after a 2-0 victory over Mozambique in Sunday’s final at the Mira Stadium in Blantyre. Ten-man Zambia become just the second country, after South Africa, to lift the trophy on two occasions after they also won the gold medal in 2017. It was a deserved victory for a side who scored 20 goals in their five games, an average of four per match, as they proved the most complete on the squads on display. After a goalless firstRead More


Chiyangi explains Chabula substitution

Zambia national team interim coach Aggrey Chiyangi has explained the reasoning behind his unpopular substitution of two-goal hero Emmanuel Chabula during Saturday’s draw with Eswatini. Chiyangi withdrew the Nkwazi forward a minute after he had scored his second goal of the game to put Zambia 2-0 up. Chiyangi told the ZamFoot Crew that Chabula did not perform according to expectations despite scoring. ” If you asses him on the performance he did not do a lot of things we had asked him to do. He scored the two goals, yesRead More


Eswatini coach happy with CHAN campaign

Eswatini Head Coach Kosta Papic Congratulated the Zambia National Soccer Team for qualifying to the CHAN 2020 Tournament and despite his team losing he was happy with there performance. Papic was impressed with the resilience of his side coming from two goals down to draw 2-2. “The second goal killed us obviously we tried our best to have a chance in the last minute of the match but we hit the Bar, unfortunately, we did not qualify for CHAN, I wish Zambia all the best in CHAN they have aRead More


It was a good game – Kaunda

  High flying Nkwazi football club played out to a goalless draw against Power Dynamos at Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe on Saturday. Nkwazi head coach Chris Kaunda is confident his side will come out strong with time. “Power Dynamos is trying to come out from where they are right now and you would expect them to fight since they were at home today,” he told the ZamFoot Crew. “Those who were close to the Airtel raising stars can testify how good Charles muntanga is, he is not a smallRead More


We have been waiting for this day- Chaiwa

Zambia Under 17 National Team Captain Miguel Chaiwa is happy with the teams’ performance at the 2019 COSAFA Under-17 Men’s Championships which comes to an end today in Malawi and he is Confident the Junior Chipolopolo will emerge victorious over the Young Mambas of Mozambique. Speaking in an interview with the ZamFoot Crew, Chaiwa said everyone has been waiting for this day to come and the team is in high spirit ahead of the grand finale. “The performance of the team is really good and we have been waiting forRead More


Lumwana get first win, Nakambala shock Buildcon as Red Arrows open four point lead

Red Arrows opened a four-point lead at the Summit as they continued their fantastic start to the 2019/2020 Zambia Super League season. Evans Musonda opened the scores in the fifth minute before 2012 AFCOn winner James Chamanga could double the lead a minute to half to seal a comfortable 2-0 win over struggling Mighty Mufulira Wanderers. In Lumwana, Radiants finally got their long-awaited first win of the season thrashing KYSA 3-0. Martin Dzilah, Emmanuel Manda and Chanida Zulu with the goals. Kansanshi Dynamos came from a goal down to forceRead More


Player rating: Zambia vs Eswatini

Zambia national team played out to a 2-2 draw with Eswatini in the second leg final round qualifier of the Cameroon 2020 CHAN tournament. The ZamFoot Crew was on hand and now gives its rating for the Chipolopolo players. 1. Toaster Nsabata 6/10 – Had a good first half. Could have done better with his first touch of the ball for the second goal but was massively exposed for the Eswatini opener 2. Simon Silwimba 7/10 – Solid defending and made a nuisance of himself going forward. Nothing passed hisRead More


Zambia through to CHAN 2020 Finals despite poor show against Eswatini 

Zambia 2-2 Eswaitini (Agg: 3-2) Zambia threw away a 2 goal lead to earning a draw against minnows Eswatini in the 2nd leg of the Cameroon 2020 CHAN qualifier played at Lusaka’s National Heroes Stadium on Saturday. Nkwazi striker Emmanuel Chabula scored a goal in each half to give the Aggrey Chiyangi coached side a 2 goal caution and a 3 nil aggregate score but Kosta Papic’s side pulled two goals back from Dlamini Phinda and Sifiso Msaze to set up a nail-biting finale at Heroes Stadium. Chiyangi, who isRead More


TACTICAL ANALYSIS: KASEBA STRUGGLES AS SECOND FIDDLE STRIKER, CHABULA THRILLS, DEFENSE STRUGGLES AND OTHER TALKING POINTS

The Zambia national team booked themselves a spot at the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) which will be played in Cameroon. The Chipolopolo drew 2-2 on the day but managed to beat Eswatini 3-2 on aggregate.   Interim coach Aggrey Chiyangi lined up his bullets in a 4-4-2 formation with Toaster Nsabata been in between the sticks. Benson Sakala and Paul Katema were partnered in the number 6 position, though Katema played as a box-to-box midfielder while Benson Sakala was a sitting midfielder.   The defense was the major sourceRead More


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