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By A Correspondent We are out of the Afcon 2013 and deservedly so. To be the first champions to be booted out in the first round in 21 years, adds salt to the wound. Zambia did have a real chance to progress and do well, based on the possibility of picking up the momentum from […]

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Zambia National Soccer Team midfielder Rainford Kalaba’s transfer to Orlando Pirates has stalled because his paperwork was not delivered to the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) on time. Kalaba, who was with Chipolopolo at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, reportedly signed a three-year deal with Bucs from Congolese club TP Mazembe. However, the […]

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The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has assured Zambians that the national soccer team will qualify to the world cup competition next year. FAZ General Secretary George Kansegele who described Zambia’s untimely exit at the AFCON as a minor setback said the team was in perfect shape and nothing would stop them from going to […]

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GOALS 49 goals were scored in 24 matches (average of 2 goals): 15 in group D, 12 in Group C, 11 in Groups A and B. In 2012, the total amount of goals was above this year’s average with 61 goals and an average of 2.5 goals per match. A third of the goals came […]

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Zambian soccer fans late Wednesday afternoon went to the streets of the capital’s central districts celebrating after getting information that later turned to be a hoax that Zambia National Team had qualified to the second round of the on-going AFCON. The information going round Zambia and Social media was that the Chipolopolo Boys had been […]

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Zambia coach Herve Renard claimed on Tuesday that the Confederation of African Football is probably happy that his team won’t be representing the continent at this year’s Confederations Cup – because it is “not sexy enough.” Zambia were knocked out of the African Cup of Nations by a 0-0 draw with Burkina Faso in their […]

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The Defending champions Zambia commonly knowns as Chipolopolo Boys are out of the AFCON 2013 after a draw against Burkina Faso on Tuesday evening. This was the last match of the first round which Zambia needed to win to secure a place in the quarterfinals. Despite dominating the match and ball possession the Chipolopolo failed […]

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Zambia’s strong opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has wished the national team all the best as they take over Burkina Faso in a crucial encounter Tuesday evening on their last match of the first round at AFCON 2013. “Good luck to our boys this evening as they take on the Burkina Faso,” Hichilema said on his […]

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“The question for us in the match against Burkina Faso is simple; we have to win and we have the ability to do it, says Chipolopolo trainer Herve Renard. The African champion coach said Zambia knew what was at stake and did not need the help of any other team to secure qualification stressing that […]

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Champions Zambia must win their last group game against Burkina Faso in Nelspruit on Tuesday to stand any chance of reaching the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals. Two below-par performances in their opening matches have left Zambia with two points and in a tight corner, where they need victory to leapfrog Group C leaders Burkina […]

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