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Zambia’s Soccer Players to Play in England

Zambia’s Soccer Players to Play in England

4,336 Views Zambia’s most popular sport is soccer, and by a long distance. From the days of the legendary Kalusha Bwalya, the country has continually produced a huge crop of talented footballers, the majority of whom play in the South African ABSA Premiership. While Zambia is not ranked among the best footballing nations in the […]

Barbra Banda leaves Spain, moves to China

2,240 ViewsZambia women’s national team star forward Barbra Banda has signed a three-year deal with Chinese Women’s Super League side Shanghai, according to Goal. The 19-year-old became a free agent after breaking ties with Spanish Primera Iberdrola top-flight outfit Logrono last week despite signing a new three-year contract last July. At Logrono, Banda enjoyed a […]

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FAZ boss sued

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FAZ boss sued

1,334 ViewsAspiring Football Association of Zambia Presidential candidate Keith Mwewa has sued FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala in the Lusaka High Court for conducting alleged illegal elections or selections. Mwewa is seeking an order of injunction to restrain Kashala from conducting provincial workshops or selection of provincial representatives. He states that he is concerned that […]

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FAZ parts ways with communications manager

1,940 ViewsThe Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has fired the first woman to work as Communications Manager at Football House. FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala says in a statement that FAZ has parted ways with Mwazipeza Chanda (pictured) “by mutual consent”. Kashala has since thanked Chanda for the services she rendered to Zambian FA. Kashala […]

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Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

3,841 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 […]

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Red-hot Daka wins Red Bull Salzburg award

4,008 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 […]

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OYDC set to host World AIDS Day sports tournament

2,710 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 […]

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Kalu hails Daka, Mwepu

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Kalu hails Daka, Mwepu

5,384 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 […]

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Patson Daka makes UEFA Champions League history

6,692 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 […]

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

2,516 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 […]

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