HERVE RENARD New Zambian National Team Coach

The FAZ executive has come to a unanimous decision to hire the services of Herve Renard as the Zambian National Team coach. After much debate and analysis Herve Renard has emerged the preferred candidate. He will be assisted by Patrice Beaumelle and Honor Janza. A one year agreement has been signed and FAZ hope Herve […]

STUDENT Reflects On The 2010 London Saga

It was probably one step too fast, reveals Lyson Zulu one of the three London based students who played for Zambia during the ill fated international friendly against Ghana in London. Speaking exclusively to bolayathu.com Zulu said he could not have declined the national team call because of his love for the country. “When you […]

Disgraced Zambian Football Players Cleared By FIFA

FIFA says the match-fixing ban leveled on Zambia’s Yobe brothers is not binding outside Finland. Donwell and Dominic were earlier this year convicted by a Finish court for alleged match fixing. Their sentence was suspended for seven months but the Finish football federation ruled the duo can not play football in that country until after […]

What Next After Bonetti’s Dismissal?

By Godfrey Chikumbi Whoever thought Dario  Bonetti was a good coach for Zambia must have been a good joker. I hasten to put it on record that the Italian gaffer is the worst Zambia has ever had. When Bonetti came to take up the Chipolopolo assignment in 2010 after having been headhunted by the former […]

Zambia U20 Squad Named

Zambia Under-20 coach Keagan Mumba has named four foreign-based players to his provisional 30-man list for December’s title defence of their Cosafa Youth Championship in Botswana. The four include USA-based midfielder and Orlando Pirates target Noble Rumsey whom Buccaneers were reportedly tracking after shining at the 2010 SADC Youth Games in Swaziland. Midfielder’s Ruphia Banda’s […]

Government Awaits Report On Bonetti Sacking

Sports minister Fackson Shamenda says he waiting for a briefing on the firing of Zambia coach Dario Bonetti. Shamenda said in an interview on Tuesday that he was unaware of circumstances leading to Bonetti’s sacking. “I need to consult. I have not been brief yet. I understand Kalusha Bwalya (FAZ president) came to my office […]

Zambia To Lose K5 billion Over Bonetti

THE Football Association of Zambia stands to pay dismissed Chipolopolo coach Dario Bonetti and his staff over K5 billion as separation package. FAZ terminated the contract of Bonetti on Monday, 48 hours after the Italian guided Zambia to a 15th Africa Cup of Nations final in Gabon/Equatorial Guinea 2012. Although FAZ general secretary George Kasengele […]

Zambia National Soccer Team Players Want Coach Dismissed

NATIONAL team players have called for the dismissal of coach Dario Bonetti to save Zambia from embarrassment at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations finals slated for Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. The players, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of victimisation, said in Chingola on October 8 that it will be a disaster […]

Dario Bonneti And His Team To Lose Jobs If Chipolopolo Lose To Libya

Chipolopolo Assistant coach, Honour Janza says a loss to Libya in tomorrow’s game would cost the entire technical bench their jobs. Zambia engages Libya tomorrow (Saturday) at Nchanga Stadium in Chingola in a crucial Group C match that will see the winner clinch a place at nexy year’s Africa Cup to be co-hosted by Gabon […]