Rainford Kalaba to miss Sunday’s friendly against Egypt

Zambia captain Rainford Kalaba will miss Sunday’s friendly against Egypt. The midfielder of DR Congo club TP Mazembe will miss the away friendly to be played in Dubai due to a family bereavement. “Rainford came to camp to say he wouldn’t make it because he has a family bereavement and so he has been excused […]

Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini & Jerome Valcke suspended

Fifa has provisionally suspended its president Sepp Blatter, secretary general Jerome Valcke and vice-president Michel Platini for 90 days. According to BBC Sports, the punishments were handed out by the ethics committee of football’s world governing body, which is investigating the three over corruption allegations. It also banned ex-Fifa vice-president Chung Mong-joon for six years. […]

Mbesuma, other pros join team ahead of Egypt friendly

Striker Collins Mbesuma and five other foreign-based stars have joined the national team ahead of Sunday’s international friendly against Egypt, who will be led by Italy-based midfielder Mohammed Salah. Mbesuma, goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene and France-based defender Stopilla Sunzu joined the team in the afternoon yesterday. Mbesuma has netted five goals for South African side Mpumalanga […]

Lwandamina names squad for Egypt and Mozambique

Zambia national football team coach George Lwandamina has named a provisional squad of 25 locally based players for the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Mozambique on October 17. According to the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) website, Lwandamina has also invited six foreign – based players to join the squad for an international […]

CAF fines Zambia $10,000

THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) US$10,000 (about K120,000) for crowd trouble  during two international matches. The CAF disciplinary board meted out the punishments during a meeting on September 20 this year. The continental soccer board handed FAZ US$5,000 (about K60,000) fine for the fans’ pitch invasion […]

Mayuka leaves Southampton for Metz

Mayuka leaves Southampton for Metz

Emmanuel Mayuka has left Southampton to join French club Metz on a three-year contract. The 24-year-old joined Saints from Young Boys in August 2012 but made only 16 league appearances, spending the 2013-14 season on loan at Lorient. On Monday night Metz, who were relegated from Ligue 1 in May, confirmed the arrival of 56-time […]

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