Zambia beat Orlando Pirates in CHAN warm-up

The Zambia national soccer team wound up its preparations for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on a high with a 3-1 win over top South African side Orlando Pirates. During a practice match played at the Rand Stadium in Johannesburg, Zambia stole the show with goals from Lazarous Kambole, Fackson Kapumbu and Alex Ng’onga.

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COSAFA sides fly flag in CHAN finals in Morocco

The COSAFA region will be well-represented at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) that starts in Morocco on Saturday with three representatives who will all have their eye on the top prize. Angola, Nambia and Zambia have come through the qualifiers to fly the flag for Southern Africa, with two of those in the same

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South Africa to compete in Cyprus tournament

Banyana Banyana have been invited to participate in the 11th edition of the Cyprus Women’s Cup, that takes place annually in Cyprus. The tournament runs from 26 February to 7 March 2018, and involves 12 women’s national teams from around the world. The matches are played in the cities of Nicosia, Paralimni and Larnaca –

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Nekundi determined to take CHAN chance

Brave Warriors red hot striker Panduleni Nekundi plans on having his scoring shoes on as Namibia takes on Ivory Coast, Uganda and Zambia in the first round of their maiden appearance at the 2018 African Nations Championships (CHAN) finals in Morocco, starting this Friday. The Brave Warriors will be playing their first Group B game

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SA U20 women lose to Ghana

The South African U20 Women’s side suffered a heavy 4-0 defeat at the hands of hosts Ghana in a practice match played at the Cape Coast Sports Complex, south of Ghana. The home side, who have been in camp for two weeks, led 2-0 at the break. Both nations were using the match to prepare

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ZIFA VP appointed Futsal match commissioner

The Zimbabwe Football Association Vice president, Omega Sibanda has been appointed as a match commissioner for a Youth Futsal match between Angola and Zambia to be played in January [12;13;14] 2018. Sibanda is excited by the responsibility bestowed on him and the trust that CAF continues to show in him and the Zimbabwean football leadership.

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Namibia take next step in CHAN preparations

The Brave Warriors headed out to Tunis last week as coach Ricardo Mannetti trimmed down his 2018 Africa Nations Championship final training squad to 27 players as Namibia’s prepares for Ivory Coast, Uganda and Zambia Group B of the finals to be held in Morocco in January. Young Chiefs pair of Penda Mongudhi and Jackson

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Gome blow for Namibia ahead of CHAN

Brave Warriors midfielder Wangu Gome is out of contention for the final team to compete at the 2018 African Nations Championships (CHAN) finals while Itamunua Keimuine makes a return as Muna Katupose struggles to recover from a knee injury. Namibia’s national football team will be making their maiden appearance at the CHAN competition from 14

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SAFA take stand against corruption

The South African Football Association is taking a stand against corruption in the game. The following was written by Dhirshan Gobind and seeks to urge whistleblowers to come forward and report wrong-doing: Maladministration, corruption and match-fixing are age-old problems that have plagued not just football, but sports in general. Cheating in the beautiful game is

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