Chaila back in Chipolopolo camp

Misheck Chaila has rejoined the Zambia national football team in Ndola, two days after he was released from camp along with ten other players. Chaila, who scored the equaliser in Zesco United’s 2-1 win over Konkola Blades on Sunday, trained with the rest of the squad at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Monday. Team Manager Stanley

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CAF duo voted onto FIFA Council

The Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) second vice president Almamy Kabele Camara of Guinea and Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi were elected to represent African on the reformed FIFA Council on Thursday. The pair were voted in at an extraordinary general meeting of CAF in Cairo that was attended by FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

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SA U-17s head off to India tournament

The South African Under-17 Men’s National Team, Amajimbos, has been invited to take part in the inaugural BRICS u17 Football Cup which will be played from 5 – 15 October 2016 in Goa, India. The venues to be used are Fatorda Stadium (officially known as the Jawarharlal Nehru Stadium, situated in Margao, Goa) and the

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Kriete lauds coaching workshop

Former SAFA Technical Director Horst Kriete says the core existence of any football federation across the world was in developing coaching instructors. The German was speaking at the end of the 10-day Coaching Instructors’ workshop that took place in Pretoria this past week and was attended by 24 participants from all 9 Provinces. During the

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FAZ implements computerised ticketing

The Football Association of Zambia (Faz) has announced that it has switched to computer based ticket sales in line with modern trends in football and a resolve to implement measures aimed at improving accountability and transparency. Faz president Andrew Kamanga told fazfootball.com that the new mode of ticketing which was used for the Africa Cup

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Zimbabwe only COSAFA side at Nations Cup

Zimbabwe will be the COSAFA region’s only representatives at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals after the final round of qualifiers was played over the weekend. There were some close shaves for some of the continent’s big guns, but most progresses as expected for that will be a star-studded field of 16 teams in Gabon

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COSAFA sides in Nations Cup qualifying

A number of COSAFA sides will be in action when the final round of 2017 African Nations Cup qualification matches is played this week … and Swaziland still in with a chance of booking their spot. Zimbabwe have already secured a place in Gabon next year after an excellent qualification campaign, but they could be

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S Africa call up duo as replacements

Thabiso Kutumela has joined his Bafana Bafana teammates in Nelspruit after he was called upon to replace the injured Prince Nxumalo of Ajax Cape Town Kutumela of Orlando Pirates arrived in Mpumalanga on Monday night (29 August). He was part of the South African u23 Men’s National Team that recently went to the 2016 Rio

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Strong Zimbabwe squad for Guinea qualifier

Zimbabwe coach Kallisto Pasuwa has named a powerful squad for the African Nations Cup qualifier against Guinea in Conakry on September 4. The Warriors have already qualified for next year’s finals in Gabon, but can use the game as preparation for that tournament. Pasuwa will have a selection headache with his forwards, even though he

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COSAFA guaranteed Champions League finalist!

The COSAFA region is guaranteed representation in the African Champions League final this year after both Zambia’s Zesco United and Mamelodi Sundowns from South Africa advanced to the semifinals. The pair will meet in the Last 4 with the winner to advance to the October final, where they will face one of Moroccan side Wydad

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