CAF Suspends Janny Sikazwe

CAF Suspends Janny Sikazwe

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has suspended top Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe for alleged biased officiating during the Champions League semi-final match between Tunisian side Esperance and Premeiro Agusto of Angola. Sikazwe, who epitomised Zambian football when he officiated at the 2018 Russia World Cup and other top global championships, will not handle any […]

Malumo Yearns for National Team Call-Up

Malumo Yearns for National Team Call-Up

ENGLAND based Mwiya Malumo says he will work towards earning a slot in the senior national team after the 2018 Mopani COSAFA Under 20 Championship. Malumo, who is attached to Vulcan FC, said his immediate target was to deliver at the regional tournament before he sets his eyes at the broader picture “First of all […]

Nkana Target Group Stage

Nkana Target Group Stage

Nkana have set a group stage target for the legendary side ahead of the CAF Champions League which kicks off next week. Nkana have been drawn against Mozambican side UD Songo in the preliminary round with either Simba Sport or Mbabane Swallows waiting in the first round. “First, we’ve to break into the group stage, […]

Sven Names 23 Man Chipolopolo Crack Squad To Clip Mambas, Midfield Magnet Emmanuel Banda Makes Return

Sven Names 23 Man Chipolopolo Crack Squad To Clip Mambas, Midfield Magnet Emmanuel Banda Makes Return

CHIPOLOPOLO boss Sven Vandednbroeck has named a strong 23 man Chipolopolo crack squad to face the Mambas of Mozambique in Maputo in a must win 2019 AfCON qualifier. The squad is a blend of both Local and foreign professionals. Goalkeepers: Kennedy Mweene, Toaster Nsabata, Defenders: Solomon Sakala Gideon Sichone, Simon Silwimba Isaac Shamujompa; Luka Banda […]

Simfukwe Eyes Nigeria Golf Win

Simfukwe Eyes Nigeria Golf Win

GOLFER Aaron Simfukwe Jr says he is hopeful of winning one of two major tournaments scheduled for Nigeria next month. Simfukwe, who fared badly in the Kampala tournament in August, said in an interview yesterday that he hopes to make amends by winning one of the West African Tour tournaments to be played over two […]

Kylian Mbappe Named Most Valuable Footballer In The World At £190m

Kylian Mbappe Named Most Valuable Footballer In The World At £190m

France and Paris Saint-Germain forward, Kylian Mbappe has been named as the most valuable footballer in the world after his rise to the top of world football. According to reports, the CIES Football Observatory crunched the numbers of a complex calculation that takes into account performance, age, marketability, and their current contract length, among other factors, to come up with […]

Zambia Avoid SA in COSAFA Tourney

Zambia Avoid SA in COSAFA Tourney

Groups for the 2018 COSAFA U20 Championships have been unveiled following a draw made this morning at Nkana Stadium. Hosts Zambia are in Group A alongside Malawi, Mozambique and newcomers Réunion who will bring an extra dimension. Defending Champions, South Africa are in Group B alongside Namibia, Mauritius and the kingdom of eSwatini Group C […]

ZAAA to Host Confederation of Amateur Athletics Competition

ZAAA to Host Confederation of Amateur Athletics Competition

The Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) to host the first African Athletics Development Competition at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) next month. ZAAA President Elias Mpondela said Zambia had been chosen by the International Amateur Athletics Association (IAAF) to represent the […]

FIFA’s FAZ Funding Cut Not a Surprise – Siwale

FIFA’s FAZ Funding Cut Not a Surprise – Siwale

BLACKWELL Siwale says FIFA’s cutting of funds to FAZ have been necessitated by the happenings at Football House in the past two years. Siwale, a FAZ presidential hopeful, said FIFA’s actions were not surprising to him given the background of the happenings at FAZ. “Whatever wrong FIFA has seen at FAZ must have been from […]

Rugby Growth Elates Ngulube

Rugby Growth Elates Ngulube

Mufulira Rugby Club Chairperson Thomson Ngulube has expressed happiness at the level Rugby is growing in Zambia. Ngulube said the sport had taken a longer period to be embraced by most Zambians as compared to other sports disciplines that had elevated from minor sports status. In an interview with Goal Diggers! on the sidelines of […]