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Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020


Enock Mwepu voted Redbull Salzburg player of the month for December

Zambian midfield genius Enock Mwepu has been voted as Redbull Salzburg player of the month for December following a poll on the club’s official website. Mwepu accumulated almost 80% of the votes with great backing from Zambia to beat off competition from Germany U-21 forward Mergîm Berisha, defender Rasmus Kristensen and defensive midfielder Zlatko Junuzovic to the accolade. Mwepu was very impressive for Salzburg in December starting 5 out of six games and assisting 3 times. He also scored a brilliant solo goal after a 60-meter run from his halfRead More

Girls soccer: How Tuckahoe Standout Ella Bordwell Helped Build a Girls Soccer Club in Zambia

What started as a casual visit to Lusaka in Zambia turned out to be one of the greatest stories of hope to a 15-year old Tuckahoe girl Ella Bordwell. She accompanied her twin sister Cara to Lusaka in August 2019 during her tour to teach music, but she ended up creating her own path. Brian Simunyola, the founder and director of BTennis Foundation was taking some of his students from his tennis classes to his native Zambia, as he does every year. These students work to help villages and smallRead More

Chipolopolo Boys to travel to Cameroon next week for a pre-CHAN tournament

The Chipolopolo Boys will travel to Cameroon next week for a four-team tournament as part of the preparation for the 2020 CHAN tournament. The Locally based squad will stay in Cameroon camping ahead of the tournament the ZamFoot Crew Understands. The pre-CHAN 4-nation tournament slated for January 1 to 7 next year has been organized to help teams prepare for the CHAN, which is also scheduled to take place in Cameroon will be played in the town of Yaounde. The tournament will be contested by hosts Cameroon, Uganda, Niger, andRead More

How Zesco United can get the best out of their strike force

Zesco united is one team on the African continent that can fairly compete with any team. They boast of a deadly and experienced strike force with fast-paced and dynamic wingers. Zesco United have depth and quality in the team. Most of their substitutes can be starters at most teams in the Zambia Superleague. They have numbers, not just numbers but quality numbers. The current Zesco United team can be slightly above the Zesco United team of 2016 that reached the semi-final of CAF champions league in terms of player-to-player comparisons.Read More

Tactical Talk: A false 9 and advanced 8, What are they?

Today we will talk about what an advanced 8 and false 9 mean. An advanced 8 is a number where a player doesn’t need to play as a defensive midfielder, he has to defend yes but he is not given fully such a role just partially. He is played as a creator. In a 4-3-3 formation, for example, advanced 8 will play on the wings where a 7 or 11 will be pushed forward to make 3 upfront. Or can be played a bit high from the center circle forRead More