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Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili has ordered the National Team to ensure they qualify to their debut World Cup to hosted by Brazil in 2014. Kambwili said the Patriotic Front government and Zambians will not accept anything other than a qualification to Brazil 2014 World Cup. He charged that the team had no option but to […]

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Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho believes that Manchester United will take a “very defensive” approach against his team during their Champions League last-16 second-leg clash on Tuesday. A goalless draw at Old Trafford would be enough for the Red Devils to progress to the quarter-finals, as the first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu last month […]

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American sportswear company Nike has suspended its endorsement contract with South African Oscar Pistorius after he was charged with murdering his girlfriend. “We believe Oscar Pistorius should be afforded due process and we will continue to monitor the situation closely,” the company said in a statement on Thursday, confirming the suspension of the agreement. Sources: […]

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South Africa’s Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius was arrested early on Thursday for allegedly shooting dead his girlfriend after mistaking her for an intruder, media reports said. According to the Beeld newspaper, the athlete known as the “Blade Runner” was arrested early on Thursday following the shooting at his Silverlakes home near Pretoria. Police spokesperson […]

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ZAMBIA has no representation in the Africa X1 squad which was named on Sunday by the Confederation of African Football technical group at the end of the Africa Cup of Nations finals in South Africa. None of the Zambian players was even good enough for the Africa XI second team. New Africa champions Nigeria have […]

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Nigeria lifted the Africa Cup of Nations title for the first time in 19 years with a 1-0 win over underdogs Burkina Faso at the National Stadium, in Johannesburg, on Sunday night. The Super Eagles, playing in the tournamernt finale for the seventh time, took the lead through Sunday Mba in the 40th minute and […]

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By Our Sports Gurus – Chimuka Moono Hanyama in Lusaka and Emmanuel Tholosi in Itali Nigeria versus Burkina Faso from Group C. Both teams met at the start of the championship and, with the ‘help’ of a very bad pitch, shared the honours with a draw. That result was the best the Stallions have ever […]

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Zambian Fifa referee Janny Sikazwe was awarded with a Bronze medal after being a member of the team of officials for the 3rd and 4th place play-off between Ghana and Mali at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Sikazwe was one of the 39 referees and assistant referees who were chosen for the […]

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History repeated itself on Saturday, after a first-half Mahamadou Samassa header and an early second-half Seydou Keita strike guided Mali to a second successive third-place finish at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), as the Eagles defeated Ghana 3-1 at a soaked Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. The fixture was a repeat of […]

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The finals of the AFCON are here, today it is the runners up Ghana and Mali fighting for the third and fourth. This is after Ghana’s unexpected loss to Burkina Faso in post match penalties with the score line of 3 goals to 2 and Mali’s humiliating loss to Nigeria, 4 goals to 1. Today […]

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