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Kennedy Mweene CHIPOLOPOLO first-choice goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene says “anything less than” retaining the Africa Cup of Nations finals will not be acceptable to the Zambia people. Mweene said the confidence of the Zambians in Chipolopolo will compel the team to fight for nothing short of retaining the AfCON trophy. In an interview from his base […]

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THE Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality has honoured the Chipolopolo by placing the Zambian flag prominently from the other 15 national flags that will participate in next year’s Africa Cup of Nations. During the flag raising ceremony for the 16 teams that would be participating in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations at the Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality […]

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National Team skipper Christopher Katongo has failed to make it to the last five nominees of Confederation of African Footballer of the year awards. According to the nominees announced by CAF, the Zambian captain is not among the last five nominees short listed. Those who have been short listed Include Ghanaian Dede Ayew, Senegalese Demba […]

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Zambia’s Chipolopolo skipper Christopher Katongo has been shortlisted with four other players for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2012 award. The BBC has revealed that Katongo who is also a candidate for the Africa Best Footballer for 2012 is battling for the title with  Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast who is on the […]

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By Tom Maxwell ([email protected]) Chipolopolo’s biggest fan showed up at Johannesburg’s Soccer City for Wednesday night’s clash with Bafana Bafana. The enormous GrapeMax bottle turned up along with thousands of football fans to witness the Nelson Mandela challenge Cup encounter. Chipolopolo last took part in this friendly challenge in 1995 where bafana bafana had won […]

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Two months before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund says the national football side cannot call themselves a team. South Africa went down 1-0 to Afcon champions Zambia in the Nelson Mandela Challenge at FNB Stadium on Wednesday night after a second-half Collins Mbesuma strike ended Igesund’s 100 percent record […]

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Zambia’s Goal Keeper Kennedy Mweene was Thursday evening hurt when suspected angry South African fans stoned a bus carrying the Zambian National Team after the match that ended 1 – 0 in favour of Zambia. Mweene is reported to have sustained a head injury though he is well according to the team Doctor, Joseph Kabungo. […]

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Zambia has proved that they are African Champions by beating South Africa 1 – 0 in a Nelson Mandela Cup played Wednesday evening at Soccer City in South Africa. Chipolopolo striker Collins Mbesuma who plays his for  PSL in South Africa  scored the only goal of the game just after the hour mark, to as […]

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African champion coach Herve Renard says Chipolopolo will go for an outright win when his reigning kings of African football take on the hosts of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations finals in the Nelson Mandela Challenge this Wednesday. Zambia takes on South Africa at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday night with the game […]

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Zambia’s Captain Chris Katongo has made it on the last list of candidates for the African Footballer of the Year Award by the Confederation of African Football. Katongo is the only one from the Chipolopolo team that won the African Nations Cup in Gabon who has shortlisted to the last 10 players, which will be […]

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