Fashion opens season with a goal

ZAMBIA under-20 lethal striker Fashion Sakala on Saturday banged in the only goal for his Russian side Spartak Moscow II in a 1-0 win over Orenburg. Sakala, who was impressive, powered in a header in the 54th minute to hand his side the much needed three points. Spartak Moscow is second

Alex Ngonga back at Power

…As Julias Situmbeko joins Zanaco By MICHAEL MIYOBA ALEX Ngonga has rejoined Power Dynamo’s after spending two years at CF Mounana of Gabon. Power Dynamos Chief Executive Officer Ricky Mamfunda confirmed the development to Daily Nation Sports in Lusaka. Manfunda said the club was committed to reinforcing the team in its quest to contesting

Zambia triumph

…As 4-0 win silences Swaziland By MICHAELMIYOBA THE Zambia national soccer team have moved a step closer to qualifying for next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) after humiliating Swaziland 4-0 in the first round first leg fixture played yesterday at Somhlolo Stadium in Mbabane, Swaziland. Nyirenda started with Zanaco goalkeeper Toaster Nsabata

Soccer fans disappointed

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…As Zesco lose Mbombo to Al Shabab FC By MICHAEL MIYOBA IT is disappointing to see Zesco United losing their best players at a time when the team has just qualified for the quarter-finals of the CAF Confederations Cup, Sports Fans Association of Zambia patron Peter Makembo has said. On Tuesday, Zesco United

13 beef up Chipolopolo

…As Swaziland game for Chipolopolo By MICHAEL MIYOBA THIRTEEN Zanaco and Zesco United players have joined the national team in South Africa ahead of this Sunday’s Kenya 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Swaziland, FAZ Communications manager Desmond Katongo has said. Nyirenda has recalled Jackson Mwanza, Kondwani Mtonga, Dave Daka, Simon

Age cheating out – Bwale

By MICHAEL MIYOBA “IF somebody has got talent but they are not in our age group we are going to send them away,” Zambia Under 17 national soccer team assistant coach Charles Bwale has said. Bwale said there was a lot of cases of age cheating during the Under 17 player selection

Zanaco out

By MICHAEL MIYOBA ZANACO’S journey in the CAF Champions league came to an end after suffering a 1-0 loss to Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca in the last Group D fixture played on Saturday night at the Mohamed V Stadium in Casablanca. A 68th-minute goal from Achraf Bencharki after a defensive lapse by the

Chipolopolo humbled

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By MICHAEL MIYOBA THE Zambia national soccer team was yesterday humbled to a 3-1 defeat by neighbours Zimbabwe in the final of the 2017 Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Senior Challenge final played at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in South Africa. The Chipolopolo boys, who kicked off the final steadily

Zesco qualify?

…As CAF suspends Sudan’s Al Hilal By MICHAEL MIYOBA ZESCO United’s hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the 2017 CAF Confederations Cup received a massive boost after CAF suspended the Sudanese giants Al Hilah from taking part in continental tournaments. This follows a decision by the Bureau of the FIFA

Rangers   sued over unpaid bills

  By CHINTU MALAMBO  SUPER League side Nchanga Rangers Football Club has been sued in the Lusaka High Court over their failure to pay K56, 463. 00 accommodation fee and breach of contract. In a statement of claims filed in the Lusaka High Court principal registry, Prince Charles Hostels charged that around May,