Zambia under 20 beats Guinea in junior Afcon opener

Zambia took early command of Group A when they beat Guinea 1-0 before a packed Heroes Stadium in Lusaka in the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations match. Man-of-the-match Patson Daka was the toast of the crowd when he powered home a 48th minute strike that handed the host nation maximum points in the opening […]

Senegal,Cameroun early arrival not our cost – FAZ

Football Association of Zambia – FAZ General Secretary Ponga Liwewe has said that his association will not be responsible for the accommodation and other costs of the under 20 foreign teams that will arrive earlier than 23rd February 2017 but Senegal and Cameroun have already jetted in and may have to meet the costs if FAZ goes ahead […]

Soccer fans criticize under 20 Afcon official song

The theme song for the under 20 African Cup of Nations to be hosted by Zambia has attracted criticism from a cross section of soccer fans. The theme song performed by ‘PF’ musicians Jordan ‘JK’Katembula, Justin ‘Mozegator’ Mulenga and Wilson ‘Wille’ Lungu was officially launched by Sports Minister Moses Mawere on Wednesday. The song’s title […]

Cameroon beats Egypt in afcon final

Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 and seal a fifth Africa Cup of Nations in a thrilling, edgy final. Substitute Vincent Aboubakar swept in the winner two minutes from time, flicking the ball over defender Ali Gabr and thumping it home. Nicolas Nkoulou had earlier equalised for Cameroon, rising highest to power home […]

Cameroon beat Ghana to earn place in Africa Cup of Nations final

Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui and Christian Bassagog scored for Cameroon to set up a final showdown with Egypt on Sunday Ghana’s goalkeeper, Razak Brimah, was principally at fault for the opening goal, coming for a free-kick but failing to collect as defender John Boye instead managed to cushion a header straight into the path of Ngadeu-Ngadjui, who […]

2015 CAF Champions league winner Zlatko Krmpotic appointed Zesco head coach

2015 CAF Champions league winner Zlatko Krmpotic appointed Zesco head coach

Zambia’s envoys in the Confederations cup Zesco United FC has appointed former TP Mazembe trainer and CAF 2015 Champions league winner Zlatko Krmpotic as head coach to replace George Lwandamina who has since gone to coach Young Africans FC of Tanzania. This is contained in a press statement by Zesco United head of public relations […]

Egypt beat Burkina Faso on penalties to reach afcon final

Egypt reached a record-equalling ninth Africa Cup of Nations final, beating Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Veteran goalkeeper Essam El Hadary proved Egypt’s hero, saving Bertrand Traore’s spot-kick to secure victory. In normal time Mohamed Salah opened the scoring for Egypt when he curled a superb shot into the top left […]

Zanaco face African giants in friendly matches

MTN FAZ Super League champions Zanaco will play host to Zimbabwe Premiership Soccer League champions, CAPS United as well as the two 2016 CAF inter-club champions, Mamelodi Sundowns and TP Mazembe in friendly matches to be played at Nkoloma Stadium between 29 January and 4 February. According to the fixture program announced by Zanaco, the […]

Junior Chipolopolo finally off to Spain

The Zambia Under-20 national football team has finally left for Tenerife Spain after a three day delay over travel arrangements. Last week Sports Minister Moses Mawere addressed the lads confirming that a government funded two week training camp to Spain had been secured to prepair for the under 20 African Championship which Zambia will be […]

Janza joins Red Arrows

Honor Janza has left his role of Technical Director at the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) after seven years in the job and joined Red Arrows as head coach on a two-year contract. FAZ president Andrew Kamanga told fazfootball.com that Janza had been released following a request for his services by Red Arrows. “Mr. Janza […]

Chipolopolo need winning mentality-Nyirenda

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) announced Wedson Nyirenda as Zambia National Football Team assistant coach and as tentative acting head coach on 13th September, 2016 replacing Zesco United coach George Lwandamina who had been in that role since June 2015. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group stage qualifiers starting in October and […]

Lwandamina unfazed by underdog tag

Zesco United coach George Lwandamina says all four teams playing in the 2016 Caf Champions League semi-finals have an equal chance of reaching the final. Lwandamina told fazfootball.com on Thursday morning that he would not be distracted by those who were saying the stage was too big for his team. Zesco United will play Mamelodi […]

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