Renard, Patrice Boost U-20 Coaching Bench After Disapointing 2- All Draw
 With Mali

AFTER a disappointing 2-2 home draw with Mali at the weekend, the Zambia Under-20 soccer squad kicks off preparations for the return leg of the 2013 Africa Youth Championship qualifier in earnest today with Chipolopolo coach, Herve Renard and his assistant Patrice Beaumelle
 joining the technical bench. 
With what is stake in the crucial return […]

Zambia Under-20 Draw Mali 2-All

Zambia’s Under 20 has settled for a 2-2 draw against Mali in the Africa Youth Championship qualifier against Mali at Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe. The two teams will complete the two legs in a fortnight with in Bamako where Zambia can make it with either a scoreless or 1-all draw. Mali came from behind […]

Evans Kangwa Nominated For 2011 Sports Honours

Zambia and Nkana striker Evans Kangwa including Zambia Under-20 coach Keagan Mumba have been nominated for the 2011 Zambia sportsman and coach of the year awards respectively. The duo together with female footballer Kabange “Kalaba” Mupopo are the only high profile football personalities in line for the National Sports Council of Zambia honours to be […]

No Warm-Up Match For Zambia Before Uganda Clash

The Football Association of Zambia says they are no plans for a friendly when Zambia setup camp in Johannesburg on October 6 before facing Uganda in Kampala on October 13. Zambia will face Uganda away in a 2013 Africa Cup third round, second leg decider. FAZ vice president Boniface Mwamelo told that Zambia will […]

Uganda Cranes Commence Preps For Chipolopolo

Uganda national team coach Bobby Williamson today named a 23 man team to go into non residential camp ahead of the crunch game against African Champions Zambia in the second leg of the CAF 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier to be played in Kampla – Uganda. The squad includes foreign based players who are […]

FAZ Mission In Kampala Not Impressed With Nambole Stadium Pitch

Football Association of Zambia, FAZ vice president Boniface Mwamelo has led a delegation of the local soccer governing body on a check of facilities in Kampala. Mwamelo has since expressed reservations with the state of the Uganda national Stadium at Namboole – the Nelson Mandela Stadium. Zambia plays Uganda on 14 October in the return […]

Renard Explains Jacob Mulenga’s Omission

Herve Renard says he omitted Jacob Mulenga his final 18 to face Uganda on Saturday due to poor fitness levels. Renard put a dumper on Mulenga’s much anticipated return when he omitted the striker from Dutch club FC Utrecht from Saturday’s 2013 Africa Cup third round, first leg qualifier against Uganda at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium […]

Zambia v Uganda: Player Ratings

The deathly silence that fell over Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola after Zambia beat Uganda 1-0 summed up the country’s honest reception to the result of this 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. For once a victory seemed a lamentable result for the 40, 100 fans that turned up for the match. Why? Here is […]

Zambia Begin The Defence Of Their Nations Cup Crown

Zambia Begin The Defence Of Their Nations Cup Crown

Reigning African champions Zambia will fancy their chances against Uganda but they will have to be careful they are not complacent. Uganda have an excellent home record. In the previous qualifying round Uganda beat Congo-Brazzaville 4-0 to overturn a 3-1 defeat in the away leg. “It’s always good to have the away leg first … […]

Uganda’s Ochan Wary of Club Mate Kalaba

Uganda and TP Mazembe midfielder Patrick Ochan is wary of club mate Rainford Kalaba in Saturday’s 2013 Africa Cup qualifier. Ochan told in Ndola on Friday upon arrival that he believed Zambia’s Mazembe contigent would be key factors Uganda must guard against in the third round, first leg match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in […]

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