Category: Zambian football

The Zambian football industry

220 ViewsBy Brian Mulenga The Football Association of Zambia has 560 registered teams with 18,000 players and 2000 registered administrators. There are approximately 3,000 professional players in 80 professional or semi professional teams. The best paid players earn around $6-7,000 a month. The top tier known as the Super League will play 342 games in…

Chipolopolo clinch Ivory Coast friendly in Abu Dhabi

89 ViewsZambia will play Ivory Coast on June 19 in Abu Dhabi in the final international friendly match on their international tour of duty. On Sunday the Chipolopolo boys played African champions Cameroon in an international friendly match at Cerro del Espino Stadium in Madrid. Zambia lost 2-1, with goals for the Indomitable Lions coming…

FAZ to seal Croatia deal on the sidelines of FIFA Congress

62 ViewsThe Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) and the Croatia Football Association (HNS) will on Wednesday (05/06/19) sign a cooperation agreement that will see the two countries collaborating on matters of football development. FAZ president Andrew Kamanga and General Secretary Adrian Kashala who are in Paris for the 69th FIFA Congress shall finalise the signing…

Chambeshi names strong side for Morocco, Cameroon friendlies

116 ViewsChipolopolo assistant coach Beston Chambeshi has named a 19 member squad that will play in international friendly matches against Cameroon, Gambia and Morocco. Chambeshi has named the cream of the Chipolopolo fold with five European based stars in Patson Daka, Enock Mwepu, Fashion Sakala, Stoppilla Sunzu and Emmanuel Banda. Others named in the squad…

FAZ nods Kamanga’s CAF bid as Kalu shuns integrity test

93 ViewsThe Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Ethics Committee has has recommended that Andrew Kamanga the go-ahead to contest the CAF Executive Committee seat after passing the Integrity Test. This follows a request by the FAZ Executive Committee to subject Kamanga and soccer legend Kalusha Bwalya, who are both vying for the same CAF role,…

League champions’ coronation set for June 8

281 ViewsThe Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has set Saturday, June 8, 2019 as the date for the coronation of the FAZ/MTN 2019 Transitional Super League champions. Zesco United, who are winners of Stream A, will play Stream B champions Green Eagles to determine the champions while runners up in Stream B Buildcon will square…