By Grace Chaile-Lesoetsa   THE Junior Chipolopolo team has the ability to lift the Total 2017 under-20 Africa Cup of Nations title, says former republican president Rupiah Banda. Banda said this when he visited the junior Chipolopolo in camp yesterday at Barclays Complex training ground in Lusaka ahead of the tournament which kicks

Siame shines at police sports awards

  By MICHAEL MIYOBA ZAMBIA’s world fastest young athlete and Youth Olympic gold medalist Sydney Siame was the centre of attention at the seventh Zambia Police Awards held in Lusaka after scooping the 2016 Zambia Police Sports man of the year Award. Siame 19, also scooped the 2016 athlete of the year award

Zambia mints 23 medals in Bulawayo

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  By GRACE CHAILE-LESOETSA   ZAMBIAN swimmers have continued to display splashing performance at the African Swimming Confederation (CANA) Zone IV Swimming championship in Zimbabwe amassing 23 medals after day two. Zambia kicked-off the first day of the competition at Bulawayo’s City Pool on a good note winning 11 medals. The swimmers were unstoppable on

Numba faces Lwandamina

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  Zanaco will play Lwandamina’s side Young Africans in the CAF second round By Grace Chaile-Lesoetsa A 17th minute goal by defender Taonga Bwembya was all that Zanaco needed to advance to the second round of the CAF Champions League competition to crush stubborn Armée Patriotique Rwandaise (APR) 1-0. After a dismal performance by

Zambia meets CAF standards

  By Michael Miyoba FAZ says the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will not carry out its second inspection of the facilities to be used during the Total under 20 Africa Cup of Nations because it has met the hosting standards. Speaking during the Under-20 AfCON committee cocktail party held on Wednesday evening

APR stalk Zanaco

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  By GRACE CHAILE-LESOETSA ARMÉE Patriotique Rwandaise (APR) will not allow Zanaco to frustrate its campaign to reach the second round of the CAF Champions League, says Coach Jimmy Mulisa. Mulisa in an interview from Rwanda said his team could not afford to lose at home. “Zanaco is definitely a strong side so

UNZA Pacers storm national championship finals

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  By Michael Miyoba University of Zambia (UNZA) Pacers increased their chances of winning the national championship after qualifying for the finals. Pacers defeated the Zambia Army-sponsored Green Buffaloes 70 – 68 and 69 – 63 in a tightly contested game one and two played over the weekend. Coach Henry Mwaba’s Green Buffaloes, who

FAZ impressed with Govt support

  By MICHAEL MIYOBA THE Football Association of Zambia says it is impressed with the commitment Government has shown towards the hosting of the Zambia Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations which kicks off in two weeks’ time. Speaking in an interview with the Daily Nation Sports in Lusaka, FAZ general secretary Ponga Liwewe

Remain focused, U-20 told

  By MICHAEL MIYOBA NATIONAL soccer team head coach Wedson Nyirenda has urged the junior Chipolopolo to remain focused despite their 2-1 win to young Bafana Bafana in a friendly fixture played at the weekend at Nkoloma Stadium. In an interview with Daily Nation sports in Lusaka, Nyirenda said it would be a

Zambia U-20 set winning tone

  By Grace Chaile-Lesoetsa THE Zambia Under-20 yesterday put up a stellar performance to see off saw off their stubborn South African counterparts via a 2-1scoreline in a thrilling international friendly played at the Nkoloma stadium after a training camp in Europe. The Beston Chambeshi-drilled said outplayed their opponents in most parts of