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Mbesuma tells President Sata, “I am King David.”

230 ViewsTop striker Collins Mbesuma this afternoon told Republican President Michael Sata that his new name was King David and had stopped being identified as Ntonfontofo or Air Force One. This was at the Chipolopolo team hotel in Mbombela when President Sata went to meet and encourage Zambia ahead of their title defense opener against […]

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DR Congo fightback to draw with Ghana

153 ViewsDemocratic Republic of Congo recovered from a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 with title favourites Ghana as the African Cup of Nations burst into life on Sunday after two goalless draws on Saturday’s rain-sodden opening day. Ghana scored the first goal of the competition in the Group B game at the sun-drenched Nelson Mandela […]

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AFCON: Zambian Team promised US$ 90, 000 per player

182 ViewsThe Zambian government has promised to give 90, 000 US dollars to each player if the team retains the trophy at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations – AFCON in South Africa. The government has also pledged 20, 000 US dollars to each player if the team goes upto the finals. The promise was […]

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No goals yet at AFCON: Angola versus Morocco 0 – 0

148 ViewsThe Africa Cup of Nations – AFCON 2013 that kicked of on 19th January is yet to record a goal after two games were played on Saturday in Johannesburg, South Africa where the tournament is taking place. The host, South Africa were held to a draw by new comers to the tournament Cape Verde […]

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AFCON kicks off as Little known Cape Verde holds South Africa

165 ViewsBad starting for the host South Africa at the AFCON 2013 as they are held to a 0 – 0 with little known Cape Verde who are making their first appearance at the Africa biggest soccer tournament. South Africa playing before an audience of 90 000 fans started on a good note showing serious […]

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AFCON: Congo players end strike

128 ViewsDemocratic Republic of Congo players have returned to training ahead of the African Nations Cup after a two-day strike following a row with the country’s football federation over bonus payments. The players refused to train on Thursday and Friday in an attempt to get the promised money pushed through before they begin their campaign […]

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President Sata in SA for AFCON

193 ViewsZambia’s leader Michael Sata is in South Africa to attend today’s official opening ceremony of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in starting off today in Johannesburg. President Sata is among the dignitaries invited to the continent biggest football gala to be officially opened by that country’s President, Jacob Zuma. The Zambia National Team […]

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Sunzu joins Chipolopolo and says “It went well at Readings FC”

158 ViewsZambia’s defender Stoppila Sunzu says his medicals and trials went well at Reading FC in United Kingdom and he has since joined the National Team ahead of 2013 AFCON. Sunzu was released last Sunday from the camp to go attend the trials and medicals as he prepares to signs with English Side. He is […]

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Few hours to go: African viewers not sure of watching AFCON 2013

137 ViewsJust a few hours before the Orange AFCON 2013 kicks off, some African viewers are still not sure that they will be able to watch the games (January 19 to February 10) on their national terrestrial television or on other African televisions broadcasting on satellite by illegal overflowing. This is due to a recurrent […]

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154 ViewsDR Congo are in disarray just two days before they start their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations campaign after coach Claude Le Roy resigned, MTNFootball. According to MTNfootball. com, the Frenchman slapped in his resignation letter on Thursday night citing his side’s bad organisation for his decision to quit the side. Insiders in the […]

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