COSAFA Youth Championship defending champions Zambia today Saturday 12/10 enter the finals with perennial rivals Angola at Gaborone’s University of Botswana stadium starting at 14:30 hours as they try to win it for the third time in a row. The final match will be preceded by the third and fourth playoff between the hosts Botswana […]

RENARD Settles ‘SALARY Dust’ ..” I Dont Get US$100,000 But US$2000″

Unsettled Chipolopolo trainer Herve Renard says the reported US $100,000 (about K500 million) monthly salary demand is exaggerated. A fuming Renard whose re-engagement has been a subject of controversy said after Tuesday afternoon’s training session that he would not talk to journalists saying they had painted him in bad light since his second coming. Sports […]


Sports minister Fackson Shamenda says the government will not be party to the contract between FAZ and Herve Renard. Delivering a ministerial statement in parliament on Tuesday afternoon Shamenda said the ministry did not support the manner in which the termination of Dario Bonetti’s contract was handled by FAZ. “Mr Speaker as for the recruitment […]

Zambia THUMP SA at COSAFA U20 5-1

There has been yet more disappointment for the South African junior sides after the Under-20 team were thumped 5-1 by Zambia in their final 2011 Metropolitan COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championships Group C game in Botswana on Tuesday. The result means the Zambians breezed into the semifinals, while South Africa, who needed a win to advance, […]


ZAMBIA top striker Emmanuel Mayuka currently plying his trade with Swiss side BSC Young Boys is on English Premier Division soccer side Wigan’s trail for a possible signing come January transfer window. According to a story published in the United Kingdom’s newspaper, Wigan scouts have been tracking Mayuka, the 20-year-old striker of Swiss club […]

ZAMBIA U20 Baptize MAURITIUS As Supersport To Televise Zambia Vs S/Africa Game on Tuesday 12/6

THE ZAMBIA Under-20 National football team has gone top of the Group C at the Cosafa Youth Championships in Botswana after beating Mauritius 4-0 Sunday 12/4 evening in Molepolole, Botswana. The defending champions were inspired by a brace scored by Nkana’s teenage striker Reynold ‘Sate Sate’ Kampamba in the 31st and 46th minutes. Red Arrows […]

RENARD To UNVEIL Zambia AFCON Provisional SQUAD On Monday 12/5

CHIPOLOPOLO coach Herve Renard is monday 12/5 expected to anmounce the provinsional AFCON 12 at 11:00 hrs. The Fox, as the French born coach is fondly called, will address the pres at the Football House starting at 11:00hours, according to a statement released in Lusaka by FAZ Communications Manager Erick Mwanza. “This conference provides an […]

2011 Metropolitan COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championship Gets UNDERWAY

The 2011 Metropolitan COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championships is just about ready for kick-off as 14 teams take part in the regional showpiece in Botswana from December 1-10. Only Comoros are missing from the COSAFA countries, while special guests Tanzania from East Africa will add a different flavour to what is already a very strong field. […]

FIFA Confirm Bonetti’s K8 Billion SUIT Against FAZ

FIFA has confirmed receipt of Dario Bonetti’s US $1, 650, 000 (about K8 billion) legal suit against the Football Association of Zambia. Bonetti recently revealed to that he had filed his claim against the Kalusha Bwalya led FAZ on Monday, November 21 and copied it to FAZ and the Italian Football Federation (FIGC). “We […]