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Zambian fans tease Mamadou Gaye after Ivory Coast lose

3,951 ViewsThe Zambian soccer fans have celebrated the kicking out of Ivory Coast from the ongoing AFCON 2013 in South Africa as a way of shaming Mamadou Gaye that country’s Sports Analyst. The Cote d’Ivoire football analyst Gaye who is also nicknamed the Assassin of Abidjan for his over the top comments have had no […]

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Nigeria sends favourite Ivory Coast out

1,755 ViewsA goal in either half from Emmanuel Emenike and Sunday Mba booked Nigeria a spot in the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-1 victory, sending Ivory Coast crashing out of the competition in Phokeng, outside Rustenburg, on Sunday. After Cheick Tiote cancelled out the opener from Emenike, Mba regained the […]

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South Africa out, West African coup at AFCON

1,404 ViewsWest Africa has seized control of activities at Africa’s “World Cup,” the Africa Cup of Nations, in South Africa, with seven teams from the region qualifying for the quarterfinals of the biennial fiesta. It’s the first time seven teams from one regional body will qualify for the last eight since the quarterfinal stage was […]

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A close look into FAZ and handling of the Champions

2,595 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

1,669 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

2,068 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

1,376 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

1,967 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

2,828 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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1,673 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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