FAZ fires Chipolopolo Coach

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Despite making all promises after a poor showing at International games, the guys at Football House have shown Chipolopolo Senior Coach Micho the exit door.

FAZ has announced in a press release to Zambian Eye that the decision was agreed by both parties at a meeting held Saturday morning in Lusaka.

Some Zambians have called on FAZ president Andrew Kamanga and his executive to resign and that the team be disbanded to start afresh.

The Chipolopolo has been missing at the Continental tournament (AFCON) and the team is failing at the regional tournament COSAFA.

Below is the press release by FAZ.


Press Statement (For Immediate Release) Football Association of Zambia Football House, Lusaka17th July 2021


The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) wishes to announce to its members and stakeholders that it has mutually separated with the senior Men’s National Team Head Coach Milutin ‘Michó’ Sredojevic.

Both parties agreed to mutually separate after a meeting held this morning at Football House.“FAZ can confirm that it has reached a mutual separation agreement with its senior Men’s National Team coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic.

After a meeting between FAZ and the coach, it was agreed that in the interest of progress for both parties they had to separate,” says FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala. FAZ has thanked Micho for having steered the Chipolopolo from February 3, 2020, to date and wished him the best of luck in his next assignment.

Micho has also thanked FAZ and the people of Zambia for having supported him during his stay.

“I am grateful to the Zambian people, the players, coaches, officials and the fans who supported me in various ways during my stay. All the positive experience with Chipolopolo Zambia I will use in my career ahead and would like to wish all the best to Zambia,” Micho says.

Meanwhile FAZ will announce the succession roadmap in the next few days.

For and on behalf of:


Sydney Mungala



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