Home » Archives by category » Sports
Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

1,342 ViewsBarcelona superstar Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or in Paris on Monday night ahead of Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo. The Argentine moved one clear of Ronaldo after the pair had been locked on five awards each as he reclaimed the title he last won in 2015, with the Portuguese claiming the two subsequent […]

Red-hot Daka wins Red Bull Salzburg award

1,619 ViewsPatson Daka has been announced as the winner of Red Bull Salzburg’s Player of the Month award for November. The 21-year-old delivered sparkling showings last month for his Austrian club, scoring four goals, including his strike in their Champions League win against Genk on Wednesday, becoming the first Zambia player to achieve the feat in the elite European […]

Continue reading …
OYDC set to host World AIDS Day sports tournament

692 ViewsSports Development Centre will on Monday, 2nd December, 2019 commemorate this year’s World AIDS Day whose theme is “Communities make the difference”. The World AIDS Day is celebrated annually on December 1.  Four football and eight hockey teams will be competing as part of the commemoration from 09:00 to 12:00 hours and top winners […]

Continue reading …

Kalu hails Daka, Mwepu

1 Comment
Kalu hails Daka, Mwepu

3,136 ViewsFootball legend Kalusha Bwalya has hailed the Red Bull Salzburg duo of Patson Daka and Enock Mwepu for their UEFA Champions League exploits. On Wednesday night, Daka made history by becoming the first Zambian to score a goal in the modern Champions League era as Salzburg defeated Genk 4-1. Mwepu made two assists for […]

Continue reading …
Patson Daka makes UEFA Champions League history

4,498 ViewsPatson Daka has written his name in the history books, becoming the first Zambian to score in the UEFA Champions League with his first half strike in Red Bull Salzburg’s 4-1 win against KRC Genk. The 21-year-old forward had gone four games in the competition without a goal, but against the Smurfs, he broke the jinx to […]

Continue reading …
Copper Queens make CAF Team of the Year shortlist…as Daka, Mwepu get nomination

1,333 ViewsThe Zambia Women National Team’s dream run has borne some fruit with the team among the nominees for Team of the Year accolade for the 2019 CAF awards. Zambia has been nominated alongside Cameroon, Kenya, South Africa, Ivory Coast and Nigeria. The Copper Queens are among the top two teams competing for a Tokyo […]

Continue reading …
Engage expatriate coach, local coaches not up to standard – RB

1,668 ViewsFormer President Rupiah Banda has called for the reorganization of the Zambia senior men’s national football team, saying the recent losing streak by the Chipolopolo is frustrating to soccer fans. Banda says continuous losses by the senior national soccer team was an indication that Zambia needed to engage an expatriate coach. Banda, who is […]

Continue reading …
CAF moves CHAN to April 2020

1,526 ViewsThe Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved the revised calendar for the Cameroon 2021 African Nations Championship pushing it to April next year. Zambia will join 16 top African countries at the Cameroon 2020 CHAN after having qualified to the tournament through a gruelling qualification process. CAF had scheduled the CHAN to be […]

Continue reading …
Chipolopolo seek redemption against Warriors

1,160 ViewsThe Zambia National Team this evening (Tuesday) will seek to put their Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Group H campaign back on track when they host neighbouring Zimbabwe at National Heroes Stadium. Rightfully christened the battle of the Zambezi, the two perennial rivals will both be eager to record their first victories after […]

Continue reading …
We leave with our heads held high – Chambeshi

1,855 ViewsUnder-23 coach Beston Chambeshi says his charges gave a good account of themselves despite bowing out at the first hurdle of the Total U23 Africa Cup of Nations. In a post-match interview after Zambia lost 1-0 to Ivory Coast to bow out of the tournament, Chambeshi said his boys gave everything but were unlucky […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 155123Next ›Last »
Start: 2019-07-01 End: 2019-07-31