Mayuka Plays Full Time for Southampton

Mayuka Plays Full Time for Southampton

Emmanuel Mayuka earned his full start for his Southampton Club, but his presence was rated low by coach Nigel Adkins in the club’s 3-nil defeat at the hands of Leeds in the Capital One cup quarter-finals. Southampton manager Nigel Adkins chose a completely different team following defeat by Tottenham on Sunday, but the decision backfired […]

Kalaba Not Sure of Facing Bafana-Bafana

Kalaba Not Sure of Facing Bafana-Bafana

Rainford Kalaba says he is not sure if he be fit in time to face Bafana-Bafana in the Nelson Mandela Challenge on November 14 at Soccer City. The Zambia and TP Mazembe midfielder has been out of action for the last three weeks due to injury. Kalaba said that he has just returned to training. […]

Renard Names Mandela Challenge African Champions’ Squad, Mbesuma Back In The Squad

African champion coach Herve Renard has named a 24 man strong squad to face 2013 Nations Cup hosts South Africa in the November 14 Nelson Mandela Challenge match at Soccer City in Johannesburg. Unveiling the list to fazfootball.com, FAZ spokesperson Erick Mwanza said the match was important in setting the tone for the African champions […]

Politics? Renard Disapproves Kenya’s Michel Appointment

Zambia national team coach Herve Renard has questioned the appointment of fellow Frenchman Henry Michel as Harambee Stars coach. Renard did not mince his words when asked of his opinion over the appointment of the 64 year old as coach. “Henry Michel was a bad choice for Kenya and I think you should have got […]

Nigel Adkins Sings Mayuka Praises

Emmanuel Mayuka has continued to settle steadily in the English Premier League and is now getting the praises from his coach Nigel Adkins. Southampton manager Adkins who signed Mayuka from Young Boys Bern Of Switzerland was clearly impressed with the Zambian forward after he came in as a 57th minute substitute to help Southampton get […]

Nigeria’s Keshi Happy to Face Zambia

Nigeria’s Keshi Happy to Face Zambia

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has described the 2013 Africa Cup draw that will see the Super Eagles face reigning champions Zambia in Group C as fair. The Nigerian trainer who has had a fair run against the Chipolopolo as player and also as coach said the Super Eagles will treat all their opponents with respect. […]

Renard Speaks About A Revenge On Nigeria

Renard Speaks About A Revenge On Nigeria

Herve Renard says Zambia’s Group C meeting against Nigeria will be a good chance for revenge. Defending champions Zambia and the Super Eagles have been drawn together in Group C together with Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. “We crushed out the quarterfinals in 2010 we lost to Nigeria,” Renard said. “So we have a good chance […]

Looming Draw Shouldn’t Leave Us Sleepless: Njobvu

Looming Draw Shouldn’t Leave Us Sleepless: Njobvu

Zambia midfielder William Njobvu says getting into gear for the 2013 Africa Cup is more important than worrying about the draws. The Israel-based midfielder told said that he did not believe Zambia would have any easy  Group C  games in Nelspruit this January after the draws are made on October24 in Durban. “What is important […]

I Have A Lot To Prove – Catherine

AFTER winning her first world title at the expense of Canadian Natalie Forget, 20-year-old boxing sensation Catherine Phiri believes she has a lot to prove. And Forget expressed disappointment on the defeat but gave credit to Phiri whom she described as a talented boxer. Phiri won the vacant World Professional Boxing Federation (WPBF) bantamweight title […]

Zambia To Play India, SA In 2013 AFCON Preparations

Zambia To Play India, SA In 2013 AFCON Preparations

THE Zambia national soccer team will play South Africa, as well as camp in India next month, as part of preparations for the defence Africa Cup championship at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals. Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) chief executive officer Jeyakumar Janakaraj said the mining giant has arranged for the national team’s camping […]

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