WEEKEND SCORECARD: Patson, Mwepu U23 AFCON deal reached

Sources suggest striker Patson Daka and midfielder Enock Mwepu will play at 2019 U23 AFCON but with a condition. The RB Salzburg duo's availability for the Africa zone's 2020 Olympic Games qualifying tournament has been uncertain ...

Rainford Kalaba: Algeria are beatable

Chipolopolo and TP Mazembe midfielder Rainford Kalaba says African champions Algeria are beatable despite being a strong team. Zambia will face Algeria on November 11 in their opening 2021 Africa Cup qualifying campaign away in North Africa. ‘Let me first congratulate the Algerian football team because...

Zanaco edge closer to CAF Confed Cup group stage,Eagles sweating on qualification

Zanaco enhanced their CAF Confederation Cup group stage hopes while Green Eagles face an uphill battle to stay in contention for league stage qualification following contrasting fortunes in Sunday’s respective first leg dates. In Equatorial...

Zesco take command of FAZ Super Division after Kansanshi victory

Zesco United on Sunday went top of the 2019/2020 FAZ Super Division log for the first time this season following a 2-1 away win in Solwezi over promoted side Kansanshi Dynamos. The defending champions had Lusaka Dynamos to thank for...

Kabwe Youth collect famous win over Power Dynamos

Power Dynamos' bad start to the 2019/20 season continued when they suffered a famous 2-0 away defeat to Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy at President Stadium in Kabwe. The result handed promoted KYSA their first league win of the season and debut victory over the...

Zanaco and Eagles begin CAF Confed Cup group stage quest

Zanaco and Green Eagles hope to make significant headway on Sunday in their respective 2019/20 CAF Confederation Cup pregroup stage, first leg ties. In Malabo, Zanaco make their debut trip to Equatorial Guinea to face Cano SA. It will be Zanaco's second successive away...

Jay Jay Okocha rates German Bundesliga as best league for junior players

Nigerian legend Augustine Jay Jay Okocha believes the German Bundesliga offers the best long-term opportunities for young players. Okocha said this during a Bundesliga media meeting in Dortmund that was facilitated in conjunction with its international broadcast partner Startimes, that the German top-flight beats French...

Zesco set for debut Zamalek date

Zamalek joined Zesco United in Group A of the 2019/2020 CAF Champions League on Thursday after eliminating Generation Foot of Senegal in their controversial delayed final leg pregroup round fixture. The five time African champions beat Genfoot 1-0 in Cairo on Thursday to qualify on...

KK XI legend Nkole hails Zambian footballs uniting factor

Former KK Eleven and Mighty Mufulira Wanderers star Abraham Nkole has hailed the role football played in uniting the country after Zambia’s Independence in 1964. Nkole, a 1974 Africa Cup star, said after Independence there was no segregation in the Zambia National Team. The retired goalkeeper...

Arrows and Zesco stay in the top two, Nkana end home drought

Red Arrows stayed top of the 2019/2020 FAZ Super Division table for a third successive week following a 2-1 home win over debutants Kansanshi Dynamos at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka. Unbeaten Arrows...

Patson and Mwepu end UEFA night on a low note

It was another low moment in the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League for Chipolopolo striker Patson Daka and midfielder Enock Mwepu on Wednesday night. RB Salzburg lost 3-2 at home in Austria to visitors Napoli of Italy to sustain their second successive UEFA Champions League Group...

Nkana Seek First Home Win In Two Months

Nkana return home on Thursday battling to end a two- month- old winless home drought when they host Lusaka Dynamos in a 2019/20 FAZ Super Division Week Seven fixture at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe. The 12-time champions trace their...

Zambia U23 Set For Euro Camp

Zambia U23 national team are set to hold an overseas training camp ahead of their 2019 U23 AFCON campaign. The pre-tournament camp will be in Europe ahead of the U23 AFCON Egypt will host from November 8-22. Meanwhile, coach Beston Chambeshi has been overseeing weekly local...

Chabula Hungry For More Chipolopolo Goals

Zambia striker Emmanuel Chabula is promising more goals after his impressive performance in the just ended African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying campaign. Chabula of Nkwazi at the weekend scored a brace as Zambia drew 2-2 with Eswatini at home in Lusaka to qualify for next...

Mutapa Salutes Hard Working 2019 COSAFA U17 Champions

Coach Oswald Mutapa says Zambia worked hard to win the 2019 Cosafa Mens Under-17 Championship staged in Malawi. Junior Chipolopolo were on Sunday crowned champions after thumping Mozambique 2-0 in the final played at Mpira Stadium in Blantyre. ‘We are happy to be champions,’ Mutapa said...