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OYDC football academy receives Manchester United kit

OYDC football academy receives Manchester United kit

Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) football head coach Lyson Zulu, has expressed gratitude to Keon Richardson, one of the students on the Wallace Group IDEALS project for donating the Manchester United football kit to the OYDC Academy. Zulu, who many football enthusiasts say was born with a ball on his feet for having nurtured a […]

Esther hasn’t quit boxing – Anthony Mwamba

Exodus Boxing Stables Director Anthony Mwamba has strongly refuted reports that boxer Esther Phiri has quit boxing. Mwamba says as Phiri’s trainer and manager, he is deeply shocked by reports from some sections of society that the boxer has hung up her gloves. He said Phiri is still in active boxing and is currently training […]

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Nkana edge Nkwazi to go second

Nkana moved into second position on the MTN FAZ Super League standings and closed the gap on leaders Zanaco to nine points as they came from a goal down to defeat Nkwazi 2-1 in a Week 18 match at Nkana Stadium on Sunday. Chishimba Changala handed the visitors the lead on 23 minutes when he […]

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Zesco ‘electrocute’ ASEC Mimosas

ZESCO United have given their hopes of reaching the CAF Champions League semi-finals a boost with an emphatic 3-1 home win over ASEC Mimosas at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on Saturday afternoon. The Zambian Champion’s victory moves them level with Group A leaders Wydad Casablanca (who host Al Ahly later this evening) on […]

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Linda Secondary School wins Copa Coca-Cola

Linda Secondary School from Southern Province are the winners of the 2016 Copa Coca-Cola football tournament following a thrilling final at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka on Saturday (July 9, 2016). Linda beat Ituna Secondary School from Northern Province 3-1 in a crucial match that was largely dominated by Ituna. The tournament […]

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Substitute Eder’s long-range strike won Portugal its first ever major tournament, as they beat hosts France 1 – 0 to take home the Euro 2016 trophy. This was despite losing captain and talisman Cristiano Rinaldo to injury in the first half. The Seleccao repelled waves of French attacks for much of the game, with goalkeeper […]

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Sunzu signs permanent deal with French side Lille

French club Lille have signed Zambia international defender Stoppila Sunzu on a permanent deal from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua, reports the BBC. The 27-year-old, who initially joined Les Dogues on a season-long loan last summer, was snapped up for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal, according to the French Ligue 1 side. […]

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Copa Coca-Cola schools’ tournament kicks off

The 2016 COPA Coca-Cola schools football tournament kicked off at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka this week. The competition, which drew over 450 schools from around the country, saw ten secondary school teams qualify for the finals this week, with each province represented. There are two groups in the competition with five […]

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Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud. His father, Jorge Messi, was also given a jail term for defrauding Spain of €4.1m (£3.5m; $4.5m) between 2007 and 2009. They also face millions of euros in fines for using tax havens in Belize and Uruguay to […]

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Copa Coca-Cola schools football tournament returns

School children from across the country stand the chance of football stardom with the launch of the 2016 COPA Coca-Cola grassroots school football tournament – now in its 23rd year. COPA Coca-Cola is the premier grassroots football tournament sponsored by the drinks brand in partnership with the Zambia Schools Sports Association (ZASSA) and the Ministry […]

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