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Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

 

African Champions arrive in Lusaka

frican Champions Algeria have arrived in Lusaka ahead of this Thursday’s Cameroon 2021 African Cup Nations qualifier against Zambia. The North African arrived at Lusaka’s Kenneth Kaunda international Airport on Tuesday night. Algeria lead Group H on 10 points followed by Zimbabwe on 5 points while Botswana and Zambia are on 4 and 3 points respectively. Earlier in the day Saudi Arabian based players ;Raïs M’bolhi (Al-Ettifaq), Azzedine Doukha (Al-Raed), Mehdi Tahrat (Abha Club), Hilal Soudani (Al-Fath FC), as well as the member of Al-Nasr (United Arab Emirates) Mehdi AbeidRead More


Daka is on the road in replacing what Eto’o was, says Chipolopolo coach

Zambia’s head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredejovic has high hopes for Patson Daka and believes he can emulate the achievements of another sharpshooter from the continent. Micho has compared the 22 year old with Cameroon and Barcelona legend Samuel Eto’o. The Kafue native has enjoyed a sensational season in front of goal for the Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg, having scored 27 goals in 31 games across all competitions, including an incredible 20 strikes in 18 matches in the country’s Bundesliga to make him comfortably the league’s top scorer. ‘I wouldRead More


Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal ‘all vying for Patson Daka’

Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal are all reportedly in the hunt to sign Red Bull Salzburg forward Patson Daka. The Zambian has enjoyed a sensational season in front of goal for the Austrian side, having scored 27 goals in 31 games across all competitions, including an incredible 20 strikes in 18 matches in the country’s Bundesliga to make him comfortably the league’s top scorer. Daka also bagged two goals in a pre-season friendly against Liverpool last August as well as a double in a 5-2 aggregate win overRead More


AFCON Qualifiers: Rodrick Kabwe delighted with Chipolopolo return

South African-based versatile full back-cum-midfielder expressed his delight on been recalled to the ‘Chipolopolo’ squad preparing for the two crucial Africa cup of nation qualifiers against neighbors Zimbabwe; and against the much-fancied and current champions the “Desert Foxes” of Algeria. Speaking on his return to the Zambia national team after three years, Kabwe had this to say, “After three years it’s been long. It’s a privilege, it’s an honor as well to represent my country.” He added, “It’s something that I have been working on and am just happy thatRead More


Mahrez, five others to miss Thursday’s clash

Zambia’s opponents in Thursday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, Algeria are expected to be without six players including Manchester City star Riyadh Mahrez. According to Algerian sources monitored by the ZamFoot Crew, Mahrez, Said Benrahma, Ramy Bensebaini, Ismael Bennacer, Sofiane Feghouli & Aissa Mandi will not travel to Zambia for this Thursday’s AFCON 2021 qualifier but no specific reason has been given yet. However, five players in Rais M’Bolhi, Azzedine Doukha, Mehdi Tahrat, Mehdi Abeid, and Hillal Soudani are already in Zambia as they flew directly to Lusaka. Just aRead More


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