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FAZ, Eden University sign K1.1m sponsorship deal

FAZ, Eden University sign K1.1m sponsorship deal

1,582 ViewsThe Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) and Eden University have signed a historic K1, 099, 000 sponsorship deal for the country’s second-tier football league. FAZ President Andrew Kamanga said today during the unveiling of the first ever sponsorship package for Division One that the deal was for a five-year period and is subject to […]

Cagliari sign young Zambian midfielder

1,187 Views16-year-old Zambian midfielder Abel Kanyamuna has been snapped up by Italian Serie-A side Cagliari. Kanyamuna who has an under-17 cap for Zambia having played against Sudan in 2016 in a U-17 Africa Cup qualifier has been on the radar of Italian top sides as a prospective talent. He is on scholarship in Italy thanks […]

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Zambia’s female FIFA Referee Leah is dead

3,146 ViewsZambia’s FIFA referee and board member of the National Olympics Committee of Zambia (NOCZ) Leah Namukonde has died. Namukonde, 40, died this morning after battling for her life since Saturday following a road traffic accident. She had been in Intensive Care Unit at Ndola Central Hospital. Reports say she was hit by a light […]

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2018 Mopani Copper Mines COSAFA U20 top seeds revealed

1,139 ViewsHosts Zambia, defending champions South Africa and last years’ runners-up Lesotho have been named as the three seeded sides for Wednesday’s pool stage draw for the 2018 MOPANI Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships to be staged in Kitwe, Zambia from December 2-14. The draw will be held at 09h30 (07h30 GMT) in Kitwe and […]

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Football mourns passing of Leicester City owner

1,374 ViewsThe footballing world has joined Leicester City in mourning the passing of club chairman and owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. The Foxes confirmed Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who had perished in a helicopter crash at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. A statement from Leicestershire Police named the five people who were on board the […]

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Zambia joins Algeria and six others in 2019 Gold Cup

1,857 ViewsDespite the hosts Zambia Rugby losing by a 31-nil scoreline against the visitors on a cold and rainy Saturday afternoon, Africa Rugby President Abdelaziz Bougja reviewed that both teams qualify for the Gold Cup. Aziz said the decision was taken at the last meeting held in Tunisia to increase the number of teams participating […]

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Guinea Bissau sink Zambia

1,772 ViewsGuinea-Bissau came from behind to defeat Zambia 2-1 at the National Stadium in Bissau on Sunday and go three points clear at the top of Group K in the race for a spot at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Justin Shonga silenced the capacity 20,000 home crowd with a delightful free-kick inside 12 […]

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Nkana seal Champions League spot as Green Eagles make history

1,947 ViewsNkana Football Club have confirmed participation in the 2019 CAF Champions League after securing second spot in the MTN/FAZ Super League with a 4-0 thrashing of Lusaka Dynamos at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka on Saturday. The win saw the Red Devils end the season on 76 points, four behind champions Zesco United, who lost 1-0 […]

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Zambian ‘vuvuzelas’ must respect the legend

2,568 ViewsA crucial football match like the one we had against Guinee Bissau can be a very emotional experience. The tension towards the end of the game caused by the rare mistake by Mweene, causing us to concede heightened the tension. The frustration was normal but to castigate Mweene for that was not only disrespectful […]

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Sven not relieved with win

1,830 ViewsZambia coach Sven Vandenbroeck is not yet relieved despite his charges notching their first win of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying campaign. Stoppila Sunzu and Justin Shonga were on target for Zambia on Wednesday. “No (the win is not a relief), because in the end we still don’t have the advantage,” […]

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