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Saturday, April 18th, 2020

 

History of hat-tricks and braces for Chipolopolo

Scoring a brace or a hat-trick for your national team is a beautiful feeling that only a few Zambian players have had the privilege of having. One of those is the legendary Kalusha Bwalya who scored two hat-tricks and three braces. The 1988 African footballer of the year’s most memorable treble was on scored on September, 9th 1988 when the Copper Bullets shocked Italy 4-0 in a group B Olympics match. Who can forget former Portsmouth striker Collins ntofontofo mbesuma’s famous treble for Zambia in the 3-2 World Cup qualifierRead More


Harry Milanzi – Remembering a Chipolopolo bulldozer

The former Chipolopolo center forward was a bulldozer and fondly remembered for scoring a brace against Tanzania in the 2004 AFCON qualifiers that sent Independence Stadium into raptures. Milanzi holds a successful career record of scoring six (6)-goals in the qualifying campaign of the FIFA World Cup. Ardent followers of the former Nchanga Rangers striker also remember how he gave a spirited fight to score against Mali in a 1-1away draw in an international friendly just before the 2002 AFCON tournament. In February 2005, Milanzi was handed a suspended six-monthRead More


Meet Kamungu Phiri, an Aspiring Southern Province Region Youth Representative

The Football Association of Zambia will resume holding the provincial elections after the COVID-19 pandemic, obviously, the main focus will be who will win the top job of FAZ President. However, the race to represent the province is heating up with a number of candidates throwing their names in the mix. The Zamfoot crew met up with one man who is in the race for the Southern province youth representative who is also CEO of division two side Red Lion football club to get to know the real story behindRead More


Legend Christopher Katongo: A complete player

Christopher Katongo’s name is well inscribed in Zambian football history and will live long after he is gone. The 37-year old is the first and only player to have lead Zambia to an AFCON title as captain of the side. In 2012 when the Copper Bullets conquered the continent, Katongo was the captain, an inspiration and went on to be named as player of the tournament. He also went on to win the BBC’s African Footballer of the Year award in 2012, winning just over 40% of the public vote.Read More


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