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A close look into FAZ and handling of the Champions

351 ViewsBy 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 […]

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Kalaba’s Pirates deal Stalls

142 ViewsZambia 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, […]

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We are going to the World Cup, FAZ assures Zambians

197 ViewsThe 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 […]

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AFCON: Goals and scorers in first round

136 ViewsGOALS 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 […]

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A hoax on AFCON qualification sends Zambians into celebrations

229 ViewsZambian 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 […]

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We did our maximum, CAF happy Zambia is out – Coach Renard

258 ViewsZambia 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 […]

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232 ViewsThe 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 […]

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All the best Boys, HH wishes the Chipolopolo

198 ViewsZambia’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 […]

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We are under pressure than Burkina Faso says Coach Renard

225 Views“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 […]

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Zambia must win today to stay at AFCON

140 ViewsChampions 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 […]

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