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Zanaco through to Champions League 1st round, face Young Africans

Zambia’s flag-bearers in the 2017 Caf Champions League, Zanaco will face Young Africans Football Club of Tanzania after they progressed to the first round following a 1-0 aggregate victory over APR of Rwanda on Saturday, February 18. After a goalless first leg at Nkoloma a week ago, it was new signee Taonga Bwembya who made […]

“What a poor theme song!” – Fans not impressed with official U20 AFCON theme song

The recently launched official theme song for the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, Zambia 2017 has been poorly received by Zambian soccer fans, with many taking to social media to bash the song, performed by JK, Wile and Mozegator. The song is titled ‘Imiti ikula empanga‘ derived from a Bemba proverb which means trees that grow […]

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RB tips Zambia for U20 AFCON title

Former Republican President, Rupiah Banda has tipped the Zambia U-20 national soccer team to win the 2017 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Banda says the young Chipolopolo boys have a very good team capable of lifting the trophy. He has urged the team to remain focused during and after the tournament. “We have a […]

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The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has appointed Desmond Katongo as Communications Manager, taking over Nkweto Tembwe who resigned from the post in the wake of the fall of the Kalusha Bwalya administration. According to a statement released by Football House Friday, Katongo joined the national football governing body on February 16, 2017. Prior to joining […]

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Zambeef set to launch football DVD at Zamfest celebration

Film, football and food will be among the highlights of the Zambeef-sponsored Zamfest festival in Lusaka in April. The country’s largest food processing company will be using the festival as a platform to launch DVD sales of the e18hteam documentary that chronicles the journey of Zambian football from the tragedy of 1992 tragedy to the […]

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Stanbic drives Open Golf tournament

Stanbic Zambia has reaffirmed its commitment to sponsoring sports events that have the potential to improve the social and cultural fabric of communities, making them more attractive to both and foreign investment. It is for this reason that the Bank has come on board to sponsor the prestigious 2017 Zambia Sugar Golf Open. “Staging sporting […]

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Connectivity solutions provider Paratus Telecom, part of the Paratus Telecom Group, has kicked off celebrations of its seventh anniversary of operations in Zambia by sponsoring the national Rugby 7s team. The bespoke, business-to-business connectivity company has pledged a year-long commitment to support the sport in recognition of its seven-year history of serving the Zambian market. […]

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The Total-AFCON U20: Is Zambia ready to host?

By Joe Mwansa Lombe Kaluba Zambia will be hosting the Under 20 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Tournament  in Lusaka and Ndola later this month through to March. Hosting a tournament is not only about winning the Cup but also making sure training venues, hotels, transport system and publicity elements/logistics are all in place. A […]

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Immigration warn clubs over Foreign players

The Immigration Department has warned teams in the Zambian Premier League to ensure they obtain work permits for foreign players they have acquired. The Zambian Premier League has attracted a number of foreign players due to better salaries and it is becoming on of the biggest leagues on the continent. Immigration Department Spokesperson Namati Shinka […]

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Cameroon are the 2017 African champions after coming from behind to beat Egypt 2 – 1 in an entertaining final played in Libreville. Substitute Vincent Aboubakar was the hero with a fantastic late goal, firing the Indomitable Lions to their fifth Africa Cup of Nations title. Fellow substitute Nicolas Nkoulou had earlier equalised for Cameroon, […]

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