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U-20 to meet Ghana in CAF

  THE Zambia Under-20 and Under-17 national teams have been drawn in Groups A and B respectively next year’s CAF youth and junior championships respectively. According to draws conducted at CAF headquarters in Cairo this morning, the Zambia Under-20 boys will get the championship campaign under way against Mali in a group which also has […]

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Esther back with victory

FORMER Women International Boxing Association (WIBA) champion Esther “Killer Bee” Phiri says she knew that beating Kenyan Boxing Federation (KBF) champion Evelyn Odero would be easy on Saturday evening at Chez-Ntemba in Kabulonga. Esther, who dominated seven rounds with heavy punches, was also surprised when the Kenyan boxer returned in the second round with a […]

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Select AfCON players on merit – Liwewe

THE final selection of the Chipolopolo squad ahead of 2015 AfCON needs to be fully based on merit and current form, veteran soccer analyst Ponga Liwewe has said. Liwewe observed that in the past players that made the squad were selected on past reputation rather than their current showing. He said the technical bench needed […]

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Bafana Bafana will fall – Titima

  POWER Dynamos goalkeeper Joshua Titima says Chipolopolo will beat Bafana Bafana in a friendly game slated for South Africa next month. Chipolopolo will play the South Africans in Johannesburg as part of the two teams’ preparations for the 2015 AfCON. Titima, who declared himself ready for the Bafana Bafana friendly, said Chipolopolo Boys are […]

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Esther’s opponent pulls out

FORMER Women International Boxing Association (WIBA) welterweight champion Esther Phiri ’s opponent Jennifer Faccio has pulled out of this weekend fight due to flight and communication complications. Faccio, who is from Urugay, was supposed to have faced Esther this Saturday but pulled out at the last minute after her promoter called Exodus promotions manager Anthony […]

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We are praying for Nyambe-Titima

POWER Dynamos goalkeeper Joshua Titima says the Chipolopolo Boys are praying for Nyambe Mulenga to recover quickly following the Sunday road accident in which he and two other national team players were critically injured. Titima, who is among the 24 local players that have reported for camp at Lusaka’s Cool Breeze Lodge ahead of the […]

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Ivory Coast budget heavily slashed

  IVORY Coast’s participation at the 2015 Afcon is under threat as their government and FA head on a warpath. For starters, the government say they could not afford a budget presented by the football federation. The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF), this week in deliberations over its Afcon participation told the government it requires 3.5 […]

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Sunzu still injured

THE 2012 AfCON winning defender Stophilla Sunzu is still nursing his hamstring injury at the French side Sochaux FC. And Chipolopolo Boys will on January 4, play the Bafana Bafana in Johannesburg, South Africa. Football Association of Zambia commuincations manager Nkweto Tembwe confirmed that the game was part of a series of matches that Football […]

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U-20 through to finals

HE Chipolopolo Under 20 are through to the finals of the Africa Zone 5 games after beating Malawi by four goals to nil yesterday in Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. Striker Patrick “Dudey” Ngoma registered his first hattrick at the Zimbabwe games while Under 17 captain Patson Daka completed Zambia’s annihilation of their neigbours. Coach Hector Chilombo […]

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No cheating at ZAAA-Mpondela

ONLY candidates in good standing with the Zambia Amature Athletics Association (ZAAA) are eligible to contest any position of their choice at the December 27, 2014, elective annual general meeting, association president Elias Mpondela has reiterated. In an interview to clarify his position to contest  the forthcoming International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) next year, […]

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