Lusaka Mayor Ponders Naming Street After Kalusha Bwalya

Lusaka Mayor Ponders Naming Street After Kalusha Bwalya

Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa has announced plans to name one of the streets in Lusaka after Zambia’s celebrated soccer icon Kalusha Bwalya. The Lusaka City Father has also indicated plans to erect Kalusha Bwalya’s statue at one of the roundabouts in Lusaka. The plans according to the Mayor are expected to be actualized in the […]

Super League Awards Set For July 31

Super League Awards Set For July 31

The Football Association of Zambia -FAZ- has set July 31st as the date for the FAZ/MTN Transitional Super League awards to be held in Lusaka. FAZ /MTN Awards Committee Chairperson Rix Mweemba says the awards will be held to recognise and honour players, match officials and a coach during the transitional league. Mweemba who is […]

Faz Secures Additional $15, 000 For Chipolopolo Coach Recruitment

Faz Secures Additional $15, 000 For Chipolopolo Coach Recruitment

Press Statement (For Immediate Release) Football Association of Zambia Football House, Lusaka 4th July, 2019 US$25,000 PEGGED FOR NATIONAL COACH The Ministry of Sports has sanctioned the Football Association of Zambia’s endeavour to recruit a quality national team coach by approving a US$25,000 package. Following a meeting between the Ministry of Sports, Youth and Child […]

Former Zambia Captain Dickson Makwaza Dies Aged 76

Former Zambia Captain Dickson Makwaza Dies Aged 76

Former Zambia National Soccer team captain Dickson Makwaza has died at the age of 76. The former KK 11 skipper past away this morning at Ndola Teaching Hospital where he was admitted following an illness. Makwaza who captained Zambia at the 1974 Africa Cup where they finished in second place, was the father to former […]

‘An Apology Letter to Great Kalu’

‘An Apology Letter to Great Kalu’

Dear Great Kalu, I hope this letter finds you in good health. Well, I write this letter to apologize for wanting you out as FAZ president and celebrating your election loss to incumbent president, Andrew Kamanga. This comes after considering the happenings in our country, Zambia where Football is concerned. While you had decent coaches […]

Sanlem Sponsors ZAAA

Sanlem Sponsors ZAAA

Venue: Sanlam Head Office, Zenera Office Park,Corner of Lubuto and Lagos Roads, Rhodes park, P. O. Box, 31991, Lusaka Zambia. ________________________________________________________________ Press Release – Immediate Release Wednesday 19th June 2019 ________________________________________________________________ SANLAM SPONSORS 3 TOP WINNERS IN THREE CATEGORIES THE 21st ZAMBIA AMATEUR ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION (ZAAA) TO ATTEND THE SEPTEMBER 2019 CAPE TOWN MARATHON IN […]

Govt Happy With FAZ ‘Winning Strategy’

Govt Happy With FAZ ‘Winning Strategy’

The Zambian government is happy with the winning strategy that the Football Association of Zambia executive is displaying as evidenced by the 2019 COSAFA win. “On behalf of President Lungu, indeed on my own behalf and that of the Zambian people, especially the football loving Zambians – we are very proud of this achievement. It […]

Karateka Urges Adequate Preparation Ahead Of UFAK Games

Karateka Urges Adequate Preparation Ahead Of UFAK Games

2019 Namibia Region 5 Karate Championship bronze medalist Ian Shamabanse says there is need for the Zambian athletes preparing for the UFAK games to work extra hard. Speaking to Diamond sports in an interview, Shamabanse adds that there will also be need to have more athletes at the games than the four who went to […]

Lionel Messi Named As World’s Highest-Paid Sports Star

Lionel Messi Named As World’s Highest-Paid Sports Star

Lionel Messi has been named as the world’s highest-paid athlete – edging out long-term rival Cristiano Ronaldo . Barcelona and Argentina superstar Messi has earned a staggering £99.8m in the past year, according to Forbes. That takes him ahead of Ronaldo, who is in second on £85.6m, and former Barca teammate Neymar as footballers make […]

Kamanga: Football Isn’t About Me, Its About the Players

Kamanga: Football Isn’t About Me, Its About the Players

THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) President Andrew Kamanga says the association is concentrating on qualifying the Chipolopolo to the 2021 AFCON and 2022 World Cup tournaments. Speaking during an Absa sports journalists workshop, Kamanga said football was not about him but the players. “Let us understand that my role as the president is not […]

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