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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Wednesday football briefs

Sports Feature Sports Wednesday football briefs


The death has been announced of former Nkwazi great Oswald Mutapa senior.Mutapa senior , 60, passed away on Tuesday after collapsing in Lusaka
while on a family visit.

He was the father of Nkwazi coach and ex-midfielder Mutapa junior and ex-Orlando Pirates and Zambia international Perry Mutapa who currently plays under his brother at the Police outfit.

Mutapa senior’s burial is expected to take place on Friday at Leopards Hill Memorial Park in Lusaka.


Faz annouced today that the league will resume on June 29, two days after the end of the one-week period of national mourning for ex-president Fredrick Chiluba.

Wednesday’s games will see the Super Division continue with week 13 matches while Division 1 will engage in Week 16.


Six years after it was last held, the Cosafa Womens Championship returns. The tournament will be held in Zimbabwe from July 2-9.

Faz says it will send a team to the tournament and that Enala Simbeya’s side went into camp in Lusaka today, Wednesday.

The Cosafa Womens Championship was originally slated for The Seychelles but the Indian Ocean archipelago pulled out as hosts before
Zimbabwe stepped in to stage the revived regional event.

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  1. This is a sad development. May God comfort the family. Im concerned with these sadden deaths that have occured in the recent past. First it was Wawa Chongo, then Willie Phiri, later FTJ then this latest one of Oswald Mutapa. I dont want to speculate, just thinking.

  2. Perry Mutapa played some fine football in the mid-field for Zambia, though very briefly, what happened to hiz career?  

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