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Confirmed: Chris Katongo wins BBC best player

1,365 ViewsChristopher Katongo has won the 2012 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. The 30-year-old Zambia captain beat off competition from Demba Ba, Didier Drogba, Younes Belhanda and Yaya Toure to become the first winner from southern Africa in the history of the award. Katongo told BBC Sport: “This is a fantastic moment for […]

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FIFA refuse to get involved in Chitalu, Messi goals debate

1,691 Views FIFA, the World’s football governing body has refused to get involved in the ongoing debate about who has scored more goals between late Zambia’s Godfrey Chitalu and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Messi scored his 86th goal in 2012 last Sunday and it was widely reported that he had surpassed a mark set by Germany’s […]

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1,292 ViewsBy Sylvia bwalya The Great East Road is experienced increased traffic congestion between the University of Zambia [UNZA] and Katima Mulilo in the Arcades Mall area due to the on-going Zone Six games. Congestion is worse when the athletes are bused from the Game’s village at UNZA to the Olympic Development Centre [OYDC] on […]

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South Africa grabs all swimming medals at SCSA games in Zambia

1,543 ViewsBy Sylvia Bwalya The South African swimming team has dominated others including the host Zambia at the ongoing SCSA Zone 6 games in Lusaka. On Saturday the 8th of December 2012 they collected all the gold medals and almost all the silver medals while they did not collect any bronze. The team which looked […]

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1,192 ViewsThe Zambia under 20 Judo team is bubbling with confidence and has promised to win the SCASA Zone Six championships slated for Lusaka, December 7. Coach Webster Mulelekwa told the Zambian Eye that his team will be in the tournament for the first time but was sure to emerge victorious. He said the only […]

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Failing to defend AFCON will be unacceptable – Mweene

1,354 Views 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 […]

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1,260 ViewsTHE 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 […]

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1,335 ViewsNational 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 […]

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Katongo nominated for the BBC best footballer Award

1,612 ViewsZambia’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 […]

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Chipolopolo Wins the Bottle at Soccer City

1,229 Views By Tom Maxwell (tommaxwellgrapes@gmail.com) 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 […]

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