Classic Mbesuma Shines In Practice Match Against Power

Chipolopolo on Wednesday beat local side Power Dynamos 3-1 in a practice match ahead of Saturday’s clash against Libya. The encounter played at Kitwe’s Arthur Davies against a team in strong contention for the local league title was an interesting affair, particularly in the second half when coach Dario Bonetti unleashed what looks like his […]

Jacob, Chris In For Libya Clash

Jacob, Chris In For Libya Clash

Dario Bonetti has received a boost in his preparation for Saturday’s Group C final match against Libya following the arrival in the country of Jacob Mulenga, Christopher Katongo and Emmanuel Mayuka. The trio is the last of the 24 member team to join camp ahead of the crucial match that will decide who earns a […]

Chipolopolo : Libyans Must Fall

AS the Zambia soccer squad regrouped in Kitwe yesterday for Saturday’s decisive 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya, the South Africa-based duo of Collins Mbesuma and Joseph Musonda said on arrival that the Chipolopolo needed victory to mathematically seal qualification. The Chipolopolo, who only need to avoid defeat draw to qualify for the […]

Jacob Mulenga Scores Again

Jacob Mulenga scored from the spot to add to FC Utrecht’s 3-0 win over RKC Waalwijk in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday. Mulenga is part of the Chipolopolo side that faces Libya on October 8 in Chingola. With Utrecht leading 2-0 the 27 year old calmly slotted home to gift his side a comfortable win. […]

I Accept Bonetti’s Decision-Felix

I Accept Bonetti’s Decision-Felix

  Felix Katongo says he accepts Dario Bonetti’s decision to drop him from the Chipolopolo squad that faces Libya next week.Katongo has been left out of Bonetti’s 24 member team that is due to face Libya on October 8 in the two sides’ crucial 2012 Africa Cup Group C qualifier at Nchanga Stadium in Chingola.The […]

Arrows win close in on Power…as leaders tumble

Red Arrows boosted their title chances with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Nakambala Leopards in a Week 24 MTN/FAZ Super Division match played at Nkoloma Stadium. With league leaders Power Dynamos falling 1-0 at home to Forest Rangers, the airmen closed in on the Kitwe side who enjoyed a three point cushion prior to Wednesday’s […]

Warriors: victims of two-third drive?

Kabwe Warriors is a victim of the two-third crusade mounted in the run-up to the 2011 football season, it has emerged. According to information obtained by bolayathu.com from Football House, Warriors had been top listed for punishment on the pitch. This is because Warriors chairman Andrew Kamanga was leader of the majority FAZ members that […]

Bonneti : Mayuka The New Samuel Eto

Zambia National Soccer Team coach, Dario Bonetti has said striker Emmanuel Mayuka has the potential to become one of Africa’s greatest strikers like Samuel Eto. “He is an important player and he can become the new Samuel Eto’o for Africa,” the Italian coach said. The 21-year-old striker of Swiss side BSC Young Boys has scored […]

William Njobvu Vows To Continue Fighting For A Starting Place In The National Team

ISRAEL based midfielder William Njobvu says he will continue fighting for a place in the Chipolopolo starting XI. Njobvu who turns up Israeli side Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona FC has been a peripheral figure in Dario Bonetti’s side despite being a regular call up. The 22 year old believes his hour to take a more […]

Zambian Premier League History

Organised football in Zambia dates back to 1929 but it was played along racial lines until 1964. Two teams survived from that era and they are Division One North Luanshya United who are the oldest club in the country dating back to the early 1920’s, while another Division One North club, Kitwe United, were formed […]