Monthly Archives: August 2014

Warriors Fans Protest

KABWE Warriors fans yesterday vented their anger by hurling missiles on the pitch in protest at Kamfinsa-based referee Milton Mweemba who disallowed a Josephat Kasusu equaliser against champions Nkana during the MTN-FAZ Premier League Week 22 match played at the Godfrey Chitalu Stadium. Nkana goalkeeper Charles Mweemba was left with a bruised neck following various

Sydney Siame, World’s Fastest Youngster

DESPITE Zambia’s athletes facing a tough time at the just-ended Nanjing Youth Olympic Games held in China, a hero was born in 100 metres sprinter Sydney Siame. Zambia had Nokutula Banda flying the country’s flag in Judo, Ralph Goveia carried the swimming hopes on his shoulders, with long distance runner Godfrey Chama (800 metres), 200

Janza in Sundan Test

HONOUR Janza today faces his first test following his appointment as Chipolopolo coach when he assembles a squad to take on Sudan in the first match to be played at the newly built Heroes National Stadium in Lusaka. Despite this game been just a friendly, a lot would be at stake as fans will be

Jimmy Ndhlovu’s Absa Move Floops

POWER Dynamos striker Jimmy Ndhlovu’s move to Absa Premier League side, Moroka Swallows has fallen through. Ndhlovu has been on trials at the South Africa PSL side for the last three weeks. The striker said in an interview that his move collapsed after negotiations hit a deadlock. “I am coming back and will continuie playing

Badminton Players Rekindle Zambia’s Hopes

ZAMBIAN players rekindled the country’s hopes of minting medals at the ongoing Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA) Under-15 Africa Championship in Uganda after storming the quarterfinals in the singles events. Budding stars Kalombo Mulenga, Joyrain Mumba and Annette Njobvu put up an impressive performance to reach the last eight after suffering elimination from the team

Handball Zone Six Starts Despite Cash Deficit

THE International Handball Federation (IHF) Zone Six championship gets underway in Lusaka today despite the national motherbody failing to raise the K175,000 deficit. Meanwhile, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland were among the first four countries that arrived in Lusaka yesterday with Botswana, Zimbabwe and Malawi were expected later in the evening. The Handball Association

U-20 Upbeat On AYC Spot

THE Zambia Under-20 soccer team players yesterday gave Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya a resounding message that they will today qualify for the Senegal 2015 Africa Youth Championship (AYC). Zambia today takes on Malawi in the final round return leg qualifier match at Nkoloma Stadium carrying a 2-1 aantage and will need

Foreign Players Beef Up Chipolopolo

THE TP Mazembe quartet led by midfield genius Rainford Kalaba yesterday beefed up the Chipolopolo ahead of tomorrow’s friendly match against Sudan at the Heroes National Stadium in Lusaka. But as the four foreign based players were trooping into camp, another midfielder Mukuka Mulenga’s arrival remained a mystery and may not be part of the

Zambia Accused of Age Cheating

ZAMBIA was yesterday barred from taking part in the Confederation of Southern Africa School Sports Association (COSASSA) ball games on suspicion of age cheating. After putting up a good performance in the games that started on Thursday at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC), organisers became suspicious of Zambia’s performance before age cheating allegations were