Lawrence Mulenga: The Safe Pair Of Hands

Last Saturday, during the "El Kopala" derby between Nkana and Power Dynamoes Lawrence Mulenga the Dynamoes goal keeper left everyone bewildered as he put up a man of the match performance with some brilliant reflexes and superb saves. It...

Ashios Melu, the Man With the Hottest Shot & No Bone Marrow

Ashious Jordan Melu (6 June 1957 – 20 January 1997) , also known as Ashios or Ashols Melu played as a striker for the Zambia national soccer team and credited for having the hardest shots. He...

One Of Zambias Best Goalkeeper James ‘Ringo’ Phiri Remembered

James Phiri, one of Zambia's best goalkeepers to have donned the national team jersey. Phiri minded the Zambian goal at the Tunisia 1994 and South Africa 1996 Africa Cup of Nations. He was voted Zambian footballer of the Year...

Football Language In Zambia That You May Wish to Know

FOOTBALL LANGUAGE IN ZAMBIA THAT YOU MAY WISH TO KNOW Zed = Zambia BOLA = Ball or football LIKULU= means " The greatest" , this is the nick name for Nkana fc. WELE= means "its a goal" WASANGA BALETEYA= this...

Japanese Star Nakamachi Signing Is Good Marketing Strategy for ZESCO United

By Punch Chama There has been a lot said about the recent signing of 33 year old Japanese midfielder Kosuke Nakamachi by Zambian defending Champions Zesco United. Most have said that at 33 Years old he is past his prime with...

Former Zambia Defender Kennedy Nketani Quits Football, Becomes a Taxi Driver

FORMER Zambia central defender Kennedy Nketani has retired from active football, Zambianfootball.news understands. Nketani has now ventured into the transport industry were he owns a taxi and operates and trips between Mtendere Maplot and twin palm shopping mall in Avondale,...

Moses Simwala, Zambian Football’s Most Successful Club Coach

Nicknamed 'the chairman,' Late Moses Simwala is the most successful coach in Zambian club football history, winning the league title a record 8 times and 21 trophies in all. He was voted Zambian coach of the year in...

Nkana, Power Dynamos & ZESCO United Are Zambia’s Most Valuable Clubs

By Punch Chama Club Football in Zambia has steadily been improving and one aspect that has continued to see growth is the income clubs earn through prize money, player sales and various sponsorship's. While not all financial information of Zambian club...

ZESCO United Facing Kaizer – Is It a Good Draw For the Zambian Champions?

By Bwezani Mbewe The draws have been made and Zambian champions Zesco United will entertain South African giants in Kaiser Chiefs before they travel to South Africa the second leg. Potentially to be staged at Iconic FNB Stadium in Soweto....

The Great Kalu Turned Into a Villain By His Own Countrymen

By Wisdom Shaibu On 20 th March 2016 the celebrated 1988 African footballer of the year the great kalu lost elections to the incumbent FAZ president Mr Andrew ndanga kamanga held at kitwe's moba hotel. Mr Kamanga in his victory message...