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Kamanga lifts Shepolopolo with K2,000

  FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga has given K2, 000 to the Shepolopolo team for beating Egypt 1-0 in an international friendly match on Friday at Sunset Stadium in Lusaka. Kamanga said he was impressed by the team’s performance and hence felt obliged to motivate the girls in his personal capacity. “This […]

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16 rugby teams vie  for David Phiri trophy

  SIXTEEN rugby teams are expected to compete for the David  A.R Phiri (DARP) rugby tournament slated for this weekend from September 24 and 25, at Lusaka Rugby Club in the show grounds. Lusaka Rugby Club chairman Duncan Mfula confirmed this yesterday at the Lusaka challenge Rugby Tournament Media briefing. “The event would feature the […]

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ZESCO seek to “blind” Sundowns

    By Sports Reporter ZAMBIA’s CAF Champions League envoys Zesco United yesterday left for South Africa ahead of this Saturday’s semi-final second leg match against PSL giants Mamelodi Sundowns seeking to qualify to the final of the tournament. A confident Zesco team left Ndola yesterday around 13:30 and arrived in South Africa looking forward […]

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Fans hail ‘Wada Wada’

  By Sports Reporter FANS have hailed interim national soccer team coach Wedson “Wada Wada” Nyirenda for summoning a strong squad to the Chipolopolo camp ahead of the Nigeria game in the World Cup qualifiers. Nyirenda yesterday unveiled a 33-man provisional team ahead of the encounter with the Supper Eagles on October 9, with only […]

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Zambia lack winning tact

By Sports Reporter NEWLY appointed national soccer acting coach Wedson Nyirenda says he is aware of the expectations which come with his new job and hopes that his philosophy will help re-establish Zambia’s glory after failing to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. And Nyirenda has summoned 33 players which comprise of nine […]

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Wina counsels U-17 women soccer national team

  THE Under-17 women national soccer team should continue working hard if they are to do well in international engagements, says acting President Inonge Wina. Wina said women and girls’ participation in sports was still influenced by culture, tradition and religion which hindered them from fully involvement despite representing a bigger population of the world. […]

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FIFA names officials for the Nigeria game

Football’s world ruling body, FIFA, has appointed Egyptian Ghead Grisha as referee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Zambia’s Chipolopolo Boys and Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Ndola on Sunday, October 9, 2016. Grisha, 40, has been a FIFA referee since 2008 and will be assisted by fellow Egyptians Tahssen Abo El Sadat […]

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Fans caution FAZ

  THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) should not be complacent in synchronising its statutes with FIFA and CAF requirements because sanctions will be painful to bear, says the Zambia National Soccer Fans Association (ZNFA) president Musonda Mwaume. The advice comes after FIFA warned that Zambia would be suspended from all global and continental competitions […]

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Nkana, Zanaco storm Barclays semi-final

  NKANA  has qualified to the Barclays Cup semi-finals after beating Division One side Kabwe Soccer Youth Academy (KYSA} 3-1 in a quarter-final double header at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka. Despite being reduced to ten men, Nkana could not allow an embarrassment from a Division One side. The Kitwe side suffered a setback in the […]

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Zesco smell final  

  …2-1 victory over Sundowns could be the clincher By Sports Reporter ZESCO United is a leg away from storming the Confederation of African {CAF] Champions League final after they beat Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola yesterday. A brace from in-form striker Jackson Mwanza in a space of  two minutes in […]

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