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Who gets K10 000 in Chess Championship?

THE battle for the K10 000 top prize in  the 2014 Zambia Open chess championship comes to an end tomorrow with most Copperbelt- based players topping the sheet. Bwalya Gillian, Mpundu Frank and Mwali Chitumbo finished tops with four points each on Thursday in the fourth round. The championship, which started on Wednesday, is expected […]

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26 Chipolopolo boys report to camp

TWENTY-SIX local players who were last week summoned to camp by national team coach Honour Janza have reported for training ahead of an international friendly against Ivory Coast to be played at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka on Saturday. The players, who arrived in Lusaka yesterday at the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) House […]

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NAZ identifies U-20 netball players

THE Netball Association of Zambia (NAZ) has identified some players from Young J, Chawama Edusport, Munali and Success Nets to join the under 20 national team. NAZ treasurer Martha Sichone told journalist in Lusaka yesterday that the association would consider fusing outstanding players from the 2014 Pound Stretcher netball challenge which was scooped by Young […]

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Emulate independence leaders-Fr Chiti

ZAMBIANS should emulate former leaders as the country celebrates its golden jubilee this week, Jesuit Centre for theological Reflection (JCTR)Executive Director Fr Leonard Chiti has said. Fr Chiti said former leaders were motivated by a spirit of nationalism and patriotism by placing the interests of Zambia ahead of their personal interests. “Our independence leaders such […]

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Nkana, Zesco through to Barclays finals

NKANA Football Club’s dominance in Zambian football comes under serious scrutiny again as they face super league leaders Zesco United in the 2014 Barclays Cup finals. Nkana pushed through their presence in the finals after beating not so Sharp Konkola Blades 2-0 at Arthur Davis stadium yesterday. A goal each from inform Claude Bwalya and […]

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Janza needs fresh blood

THE Zambia senior national soccer team needs serious transformation by overhauling it in full and replacing all old tired legs with U-20 young and energetic stars, says Zambia National Soccer Fans Association (ZNSFA) chairman Musonda Mwaume. In an interview yesterday, Mwaume said the Chipolopolo technical bench should learn from South Africa head coach Ephraim “Shakes” […]

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Janza calls 5 U-20 for Cote d’ Ivoire

Honour Janza has summoned 26 local players to camp in readiness for the Zambia-Ivory Coast international friendly match to be played at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka next Saturday. Janza has called included Choma Green Eagles goalkeeper Satchimo Chakawa to report to camp on Monday next week, as well as U-20 internationals Charles Zulu […]

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Nkana plot Konkola downfall

Nkana is definitely qualifying to the finals of the 2014 Barclays Cup, coach Bestone Chambeshi has said. Chambeshi, who declared his boys ready for today’s clash against “Sharp” Konkola Blades, said the team had prepared adequately to qualify to the finals of the cup. “We have all the players in camp including those who Honor […]

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Morocco withdraw as Afcon 2015 hosts

MOROCCO have withdrawn its rights to host the African Cup of Nations next year due to fears of the viral disease Ebola, which has ravaged a number of African nations over the last few months. The Morocco government, through the federation, had given the Confederation of Afrian Football (CAF) three scenarios to either let them […]

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Simataa counsels Shepolopolo

THE Women’s national soccer team should soldier on despite the (6-0) defeat by Nigeria in their Group A day two clash on Tuesday, veteran football administrator Simaata Simaata has said. Shepolopolo’s downfall at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek was their second setback after going down (2-0) to the hosts Namibia on Saturday. Simataa said […]

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