Tag - Zambia

Mshishi leads Bafana against Namibia and Zambia

The unending wrangles within Namibia football administration could scupper the country’s upcoming friendly game against South Africa scheduled for the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek on October 8. In addition, unless the Namibian federation and its professional wing find common ground, the country could find itself expelled from the world controlling body FIFA. SA coach Molefi...

Botswana and Kenya ban traveling – Corona

The rapid spread of the Coronavirus across the continent has many countries on edge and several are giving subtle hints indicating that they wish the Confederation of African Football (CAF) could call off the upcoming African Nations Cup qualifiers pencilled for the last week of the month. CAF has issued a statement calling for calm...

Grace Chanda leads Zambia to Olympic qualification

Grace Chanda’s name is certainly going to be written in copper letter in the hearts of millions of Zambian football followers after the mercurial striker led her native country to a historic first ever qualification to the Olympic Games. Training Cameroon 3-2 from the first leg, final qualification match this week, (Chanda had scored the...

Basetsana and She Zebras lead race to Panama

The decision by the Botswana Football Association (BFA) to appoint German Dr Caroline Baun last year as assistant to senior men national coach Adel Amrouche was a masterstroke. She is not only involved in the senior national men team but her influence in the women game has been nothing short of miraculous. Somehow, she seems...

Zimbabwe starlet invited for trials at Stellies

Six months ago, Mamelodi Sundowns talent scout Esrom Nyandoro identified Delic Murimba as a special talent during the COSAFA U-20 tournament in Zambia where the youngster shared the top goal-scorer award with South African Lyle Forster. Subsequent reports indicated that the “Yellow Machine” invited the youngster to Chloorkop near Tembisa where Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane...

Is SA & Zambia embarrassed to display star?

South Africa and Zambia are either embarrassed or not exactly proud to have won the African Nations Cup tournament during 1996 and 2012 in South Africa and Gabon respectively. How else, does one explain the reason why they do not feel the inclination to insert the gold star on their jerseys indicating their proud achievements...

Banyana book semi-final date with Mali

It was not exactly vintage Banyana Banyana as they struggled to break down a resolute Zambia and could only settle for a 1-1 draw which kept them on top of Group B and they qualified for the semi-final where they will meet Mali on Tuesday. Zambia coach Bruce Mwape said looking at all the eight...

Banyana Banyana in All-or-nothing clash

There will not be any sisterly love but everyone for themselves despite both countries coming from the southern region of the continent when South Africa line-up against Zambia in the third match of Group B in the African Women Cup of Nations qualifier in Accra on Saturday. After watching Cameroon eliminate host Ghana to top...

Super Falcons bounce back from Banyana defeat

The Super Eagles bounced back into contention magnificently to hand Zambia a 4-0 beating in the second Group B game of their African Women Cup of Nations tournament in the Cape Coast in Ghana on Wednesday. Following a shock 1-0 loss in their opening match against South Africa on Sunday, the defending champions put the...

SA not distracted by Eq Guinea off-field drama

It is now official and the Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAF) has rejected Kenya’s appeal following their ejection from the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) and cheating Equatorial Guinea reinstated and latter have already played and lost 5-0 to Zambia. Equatorial Guinea were found guilty by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Disciplinary...