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Renard salutes Sunzu

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Zambian coach Herve Renard has saluted defender Stopilla Sunzu, saying the TP Mazembe star is at the peak of his game. Sunzu on Saturday shrugged off jet lag after flying from Ghana to Dar-es-Salaam just 24 hours earlier to turn out an impressive defensive display after coming on in the second half of Zambia’s 1-0 […]

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Zambian soccer fans have given a heroes send off to the Chipolopolo Boys, the country’s National Team as it flew out to Johannesburg on Wednesday to begin their final training camp ahead of their Africa title defence in January 2013. Dozens of soccer fans thronged Kenneth Kaunda International Airport to see of the Chipolopolo Boys […]

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By Sylvia Bwalya Zambian soccer icon Ranford Kalaba could be ready to join the team in training by the 1st January 2013 Zambia National team Doctor Joseph Kabungo has told the MTN sports online. Kalaba who sustained an injury during the 10th October 2012 encounter at his club TP Mazembe in Congo DR has been […]

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FOOTBALL Association of Zambia [FAZ] president Kalusha Bwalya has described the reversal of Zambian Soccer Icon Stophilla Sunzu as crazy. Bwalya who was speaking to super sport said it was unimaginable that someone would be called out to collect an award then immediately sent back in the name of it being a mistake. He said […]

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With our Sports Analyst, Emmanuel Tholosi in Italy Manchester United have been drawn against Spanish champions Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League. The match will see former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo return to Old Trafford for the first time since his £80 m move to Real in June 2009. The […]

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Zambian soccer icon and skipper Christopher Katongo says, he will retire from international football after the Brazil 2014 world cup. Speaking shortly after being crowned 2012 BBC footballer of the year, Katongo said that his dream now is to lead the national soccer team to its debut World Cup in Brazil. Katongo said after playing […]

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GrapeMax congrates Chipolopolo Captain for winning BBC African Player of the Year

By Tom Maxwell (tommaxwellgrapes@gmail.com) On Monday evening it had been announced that the Chipolopolo Captain won the BBC African Footballer of the Year. This coveted tittle is important as it brings hope to the many aspiring footballers in the country. The captain has captured many hearts with his brilliant effort on the field as well […]

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Christopher Katongo has won the 2012 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. The 30-year-old Zambia captain beat off competition from Demba Ba, Didier Drogba, Younes Belhanda and Yaya Toure to become the first winner from southern Africa in the history of the award. Katongo told BBC Sport: “This is a fantastic moment for me. […]

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FIFA, the World’s football governing body has refused to get involved in the ongoing debate about who has scored more goals between late Zambia’s Godfrey Chitalu and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Messi scored his 86th goal in 2012 last Sunday and it was widely reported that he had surpassed a mark set by Germany’s Gerd Mueller […]

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By Sylvia bwalya The Great East Road is experienced increased traffic congestion between the University of Zambia [UNZA] and Katima Mulilo in the Arcades Mall area due to the on-going Zone Six games. Congestion is worse when the athletes are bused from the Game’s village at UNZA to the Olympic Development Centre [OYDC] on the […]

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