FRIDAY SPORTS BRIEFS

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FOOTBALL Sports Permanent Secretary Bob Samakai has asked Faz to speed up the process of hiring an expatriate coach for the Zambia national team. Samakai said Faz had been given the green light to find a permanent replacement as soon as possible. "We hope they Faz can find a...

007 CANADA FIFA WORLD CUP GROUP B PROFILE: SPAIN

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We take a brief look at Zambia's second Group B opponent at the Canada 2007 Fifa Under-20 World Cup Spain's 20-man team for the tournament that kicks off on July 1. In his 20-man squad, Spain Under-20 Coach Gines Melendez's most prominent call-up is Manchester United defender...

Heroes and Unity Day Holiday Weekend Football Fixtures

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FAZ PREMIER LEAGUE WEEK 19. 02/07/2007 Kabwe Warriors- Zesco United Zamtel- Red Arrows Young Arrows- Roan United Forest Rangers- Nchanga Rangers Konkola Blades- Nakambala Leopards Zanaco - Power Dynamos Green Buffaloes- National Assembly City of LUsaka - Lusaka Dynamos FAZ DIVISION 1. WEEK 20. 01/07/2007 NORTH Mufulira Wanderers- Prison Leopards Muchindu- Mufulira Blackpool Afrisports- Chambishi Medical Stars- Police Blue Eagles Nkana- Ndola...

Konkola Blades cut Zesco to size

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Zesco United 's 12-match unbeaten league run ended today when they lost 1-0 away to Konkola Blades in a delayed Faz Premier League week 17 game. An 89th minute goal from Blades striker Moses Phiri sent Zesco to their first league defeat since losing away...

TUESDAY SPORTS BRIEFS

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-Nkana FC have parted ways with head coach Kenneth "Bubble" Malitoli. The Faz division 1 north leaders have decided against renewing Malitoli's contract for another six months due to budgetary problems at the club. Technical advisor Beston Chambeshi is set to take over the reigns although...

Lack of latest technology hampering the development of boxing in the country

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Middlands Amateur Boxing Association chairperson Christopher Kazuma has said lack of the computer scoring equipment was affecting the Zambian boxers when they go to fight outside the country. Kazuma said the country needed to have the latest technological equipment to compete favourably at the international level. Mr...

Weekend Football Wrap up

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The race for the Faz Premier League title is getting tighter while in division 1 north, Nkana's continues on its ugly freefall. They were scoreless draws in the battle for second place between Zanaco and Lusaka Dynamos on Saturday at Queensmead where opposing fans spent...

FAZ PREMIER LEAGUE WEEK 18 FIXTURES

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23/06/2007 Red Arrows VS Kabwe warriors Zesco United VS Young Arrows Nchanga RangersVS Zamtel Roan United VS Konkola Blades Power Dynamos VS Forest Rangers Nakambala Leopards VS Green Buffaloes Lusaka Dynamos...

Esther Phiri gets new opponent for June 30 GBU title fight

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Esther Phiri's Global Boxing Union (GBU) Super featherweight title fight scheduled for June 30 at Woodlands stadium is going ahead with Bulgarian Radostina Valcheva brought in as a late replaced for the injured her compatriot Galena Ivanova. Ivanova suffered an ankle injury in training ahead...

Zambia Voluntary Soccer Fans Association in Luapula implores soccer fans not to

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The Zambia Voluntary Soccer Fans Association (ZAVBOSOFA) in Luapula Province has urged soccer fans to continue supporting the Senior National Football Team. In an interview with ZANIS sports  in Kawambwa today , Provincial ZAVOSOFA chairperson, Godfrey Chikumbi said fans should pray for the national team in...

Young Arrows hold Green Buffaloes

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Green Buffaloes this afternoon drew 1-1away at Young Arrows in a delayed Faz Premier League week 15 game played at Nkoloma stadium in Lusaka this afternoon. The draw does little for Buffaloes position on the table who stay in 5th place going from 28 to...

Midweek Football Preview

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GREEN Buffaloes return to action Wednesday afternoon when they face Young Arrows in delayed Faz Premier League Week 15 match away at Nkoloma stadium in Lusaka. It will be Buffaloes second league game in a space of three days following their come from behind...

National Team Update and Weekend Scorecard

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Speculation is mounting that Patrick Phiri might not just make the trip with Zambia for their final 2008 Africa Cup Group 11 qualifier against South Africa on September 8. The alleged dressing room bust-up between striker Collins Mbesuma and Captain Chris Katongo at the...

Chad leave Zambia in a dust storm

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Chad left Zambia laughing all the way back to N'djamena today after collecting their first point in Group 11 to leave Zambia's chances of taking their Africa Cup qualifying pool qualifier to the wire. Zambia started off very casually as Chad took the game to...

ZAMBIA-CHAD KICKOFF BROUGHT FORWARD BY ONE HOUR

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The Zambia-Chad 2008 Africa Cup, Group 11 qualifier kickoff at Konkola stadium tomorrow, June 16 has been brought forward by an hour earlier from 15:00hrs to 14:00 hrs, Faz has announced. The kickoff has been brought forward as a safety precaution as Faz to tries...