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Councillors demand loyalty By GRACE CHAILE LESOETSA THE next Football Association of Zambia vice-president must be one that will be loyal, respects the constitution and councillors to avoid the situation of expelling executive members due to gross misconduct, says former FAZ executive member Keagan Chipango. Chipango said it was unfortunate that in

Nyirenda upbeat despite draw

  By Michael Miyoba ZAMBIA national team coach Wedson Nyirenda says he is impressed with his team’s performance despite playing to a goalless draw with Zimbabwe in an international friendly on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium in Harare. Nyirenda said the Chipolopolo played a good game despite missing a lot of chances. “Today’s

Soccer feast awaits Kitwe fans in Charity Shield

  By Michael Miyoba THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has announced that the 2017 league season will kick off with the semi-finals of the Samuel ‘‘Zoom’’ Ndlovu Charity Shield on March 30 and not Wednesday the 29th of March as earlier announced. In an interview with the Daily Nation Sports in Lusaka,

Zambia go down

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  …as South Korea end Junior Chipolopolo’s winning streak By Michael Miyoba THE Zambia Under-20 national soccer team was yesterday beaten 4-1 by 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup hosts South Korea in the on-going four-nation South Korea invitational tournament’s second fixture played at Cheonan Sports Complex. Shin Tae-yong’s tutored South Korea opened the

Kazala, Siwale study their expulsion

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  By GRACE CHAILE-LESOETSA   FORMER Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) vice president Richard Kazala and executive committee member Blackwell Siwale will only react to the expulsion after studying the matter. Siwale in a phone interview said he would not comment on until at a later time. “I don’t have any comment over what transpired

Manyuchi down, but not out

  By GRACE CHAILE LESOETSA   CHARLES MANYUCHI is a good boxer and can still rise to reclaim the World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight silver belt, says Exodus Boxing promotions manager Anthony Mwamba. Commenting on Manyuchi’s failure to defend the title against Qudratillo Abduqaxorov of Uzbekistan after suffering a knock out in the first

Chipolopolo fail to fire

  ... in a frustrating 0 - 0 away friendly with Zimbabwe   By GRACE CHAILE-LESOETSA THE senior Chipolopolo yesterday displayed a disappointing performance in Harare where they were held to a goalless draw by a determined Zimbabwe in an international friendly match played at the National Sports Stadium. With barely a day after

Zambia face Ecuador in Seoul

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  THE Zambia Under-20 national soccer team will today kick off their campaign in the four-nation invitational tournament with a clash against South American soccer giants Ecuador in South Korea, the host nation for this years Under 20 World Cup. The four-nation tournament, which has Ecuador, Honduras and hosts South Korea, kicked

City of Lusaka brace for Super League after 13 years

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    FORLI Limited, the official kit sponsors of the MTN/FAZ Super League side City of Lusaka Football Club, has called on the Chilenje-based club to work hard if they are to remain in the Premier League. Speaking during the unveiling of the new kit to be worn by City in the 2017

Kazala hangs by the thread

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...as FAZ council also ponders reducing Electoral College or risk Zambia being banned by FIFACOUNCILLORS are today expected to decide the fate of suspended Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) vice president Richard Kazala and executive committee member Blackwell Siwale during the soccer body annual general meeting (AGM) at Government Complex