Tag - Micho

England based stars join Chipolopolo in Morocco!

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) in agreement with the Zambian government gave the Football Association of Zambia permission to allow spectators at their upcoming Qatar FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifier against Tunisia at home on September 7. According to Soka25east.com, following successful negotiations with the Zambian Department of Health, permission was granted to allow...

Micho invades Mzansi armed with copper bullets!

Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic plans in invasion of South Africa where he hopes to make a statement at the end of an international friendly match between Zambia and Bafana Bafana in Rustenburg on October 13. The Chipolopolo coach is taking advantage of the FIFA week by fine tuning his squad for the crucial upcoming back-to-back AFCON...

Mulenga orders arrest of FAZ President

Zambia faces a possible ban from international football due to constant and incessant harassment of the President of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) by the country’s Minister of Sport Emmanuel Mulenga. FIFA issued a veiled threat to Zambia that they face a possible ban unless Minister Mulenga stopped interfering in the affairs of FAZ...

Kunene steps into the eSwatini hot seat

Zambia have short-listed three coaches to take over the senior men national team, Zimbabwe have appointed an interim coach while eSwatini have taken the plunge and appointed Dominic Kunene to fill the post vacated by Kosta Papic until the end of the year. Milutin Sredejovic better known in football circles as Micho, former Liverpool player...

Micho blames muti for Pirates elimination

In one of the most bizarre if not shocking admissions, Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic blamed the dark forces of muti or juju for their exit in their African Champions League encounter against Horoya of Guinea in Conakry. Then proud Soweto club, winners of this prestigious Pan-African club competition in 1995, was beaten 2-1 and...

Baroka stun Pirates to lift Telkom Cup

Football can be a cruel game and former Baroka coach Kgoloko Thobejane was perhaps right when he commented that: “it can kill you a real death for sure!” And echoes of Thobejane’s warnings must have reverberated throughout the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, on Saturday as Baroka registered a major shock when they lifted the Telkom...

Sundowns and Pirates in thrilling stalemate

For the first time in almost six years, a match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates ended in a scoreless stalemate but it was a brilliant game that was almost spoiled by the pitch invasion by a lone fan at the Loftus Stadium in Tshwane on Saturday. Pirates remained at the top of the table...

Solinas in telephonic conversation with Micho

For a change, the Soweto derby lived up to expectations. There was plenty of encouraging build-ups, several potshots at goals, creativity, yellow cards, penalty and enough aggression indicating this was a competitive tie but above all, both clubs were not afraid to attack each other, which resulted in three goals burgled during the exchanges...

Mabokgwane stakes his claim in Pirates goals

Jackson Mabokgwane was informed 10 minutes before kick-off against AmaZulu in Durban on Saturday that he would be playing ahead of Initially selected Siyabonga Mpontshane, but that did not stop him from producing a Man of the Match performance. In what was considered a near faultless performance against AmaZulu, which ended 1-1, Mabokgwane must have...