Stanchart donates to Zambia Open 2017

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By MICHAEL MIYOBA Standard Chartered Bank Zambia says it remains committed to contributing to the development of sports in Zambia. Speaking during the presentation of a K150,000 cheque to the 2017 Zambia Open organizing committee, Standard Chartered Bank Zambia head of global banking, Emmanuel Banda, said his bank valued its corporate partners. The

‘Mighty’ face Power at Shinde

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By GRACE CHAILE LESOETSA LEGENDARY cup fighters “Mighty” Mufulira Wanderers will look for their second win of the season when they host arch-rivals Power Dynamos whose target is to shoot to the summit of the Super League. The much anticipated Week 8 match will be played at Shinde Stadium this afternoon, with

Work hard, Wada challenges new call-ups

By Michael Miyoba   CHIPOLOPOLO coach Wedson Nyirenda has challenged the players summoned for camp to work hard for them to earn a spot in the final team to face Gabon in an international friendly to be played on June 4 in Libreville. Nyirenda has summoned 29 players consisting of Lumwana Radiants goalie,

Zanaco in Moroccan test

  BY MICHAEL MIYOBA   ZAMBIA’S envoys in the CAF Champions League tournament, Zanaco, will seek to collect their first group stage win when they host Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca in today’s fixture to be played at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka. This will be Zanaco’s second CAF Champions’ League Group D fixture

Zambia through after stunning fightback

Zambia into next round after thrilling comeback Reza Shakari double had Iran in front before four unanswered goals Fahion Sakala, Enock Mwepu, Emmanuel Banda and Patson Daka all score A breath-taking revival by Zambia saw them move into the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017,

Senegal beat Saudi Arabia

By MICHAEL MIYOBA SENEGAL started their Korea 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup on a high note after defeating Saudi Arabia 2-0 in the first group F fixture yesterday. Ibrahima Niane’s brilliant volleyed effort gave Senegal the lead in the 15th minute of the game before Cavin Diagne added a second two minutes later

Zambia team to watch

By GRACE CHAILE LESOETSA  THE Zambia Under-20 is such a great and powerful team that has the ability to punish us out if we treat them with kid gloves, Iran’s talismanic midfielder Omid Norafkan has warned ahead of the Under-20 World Cup which kicks off tomorrow. Norafkan is among the key

Power gifted 3 points

  …As FAZ punish Lusaka Dynamos for using an ineligible player By Michael Miyoba THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) disciplinary committee has stripped Lusaka Dynamos of a point for using an ineligible player against Power Dynamos. The Week One fixture played at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka ended 3-3 with the two

Put Zambia on the map, sportsmen told

  By Michael Miyoba   THE Teuling Sports Challenge competition sponsor, Coen Teuling, has called on athletes in different sports disciplines to make use of the league games in the country to shape their sports careers and bring out positive results which will put Zambia on the world sports map. Speaking after visiting the

Zanaco scare Al Ahly

By GRACE CHAILE LESOETSA AL AHLY coach Hossam El Badry is not pressing the panic button despite his team’s failure to go past the CAF Champions’ League group stage last season ahead of tomorrow’s home game against Zambian League champions Zanaco. The two sides will clash in their CAF Champions League opening