Zambia`s CAF confederations cup envoys, Nkana football club will face Tunisian giants CS Sfaxien in the quarter-finals to be played 1st April. The games scheduled to be played on the 7th and 14th of April will decide whether Nkana could go all the way to lift the continental trophy for the first time. But what do we know about the Tunisian opponents? CS Sfaxien`s record in the caf competition this season stands at 6 games played, winning 3, drawing 3 and losing non, scoring 5 goals and conceding 2. On paper CS Sfaxien are a well compact and defending team. The Zambian giants have a record of 6 games, three wins and three loses, scoring 9 goals and conceding 11.
As much as people may react from what had happened in the local derby match match day 4, very few understand what might have caused the final result of the game. Two contrasting coaches went head to head in the Zambia`s most fierce derbies and the whole continent glued its eyes to the television to witness what would happen in Kitwe when Nkana hosted local rivals Power Dynamos in the Zambian super league stream B week 4 fixture. The game in which the loss for Power "Aba yellow' could have had a negative influence on the technical bench and same for Nkana. But what happened in terms of team approach, tactics and team selection. Game Approach: Both teams seemed very prepared
The week 30 deciding fixture involving Chimwemwe Chiefs of Kitwe and Chingola Leopards ended in unexpected circumstances as the game was abandoned in the 94th minute after the Chiefs scored. Like any other final fixture that holds much of expectations and significantly have an outcome on the league, the two teams battled for top spot to gain promotion to division one next year. Chingola Leopards came into the game with 60 points, two points above Chimwemwe Chiefs with 58 points. Additionally, the visiting team had to come with four buses of their supporters and cars hoping to defeat the home team and maintain top spot. As much as the game went beyond 90 minutes the referee professionally signaled and shouted the five added
Zambian football 12 times champions, Kalampa Nkana football club have declared that there are no under dogs and they will never attempt to underestimate Young Green Buffaloes in the 2018 Barclays cup final slated for this Saturday 10th November. Nkana beat Gomes fc 4-0 in a friendly game played on Wednesday at Levy Mwanawasa stadium in ndola as part of the preparations for the final showdown in Lusaka. Goals courtesy of Ronald Sate Sate Kampamba with a brace while Jacob Ngulube and Walter Bwalya adding one each. Nkana fc have never won the Barclay`s cup since its inception and will battle the whole 90 minutes to grab it. With the likes of Kelvin Kampamba, Harrison Chisala and the inspirational veteran defender Joseph Musonda
Zambia suffered another loss in the CAF 2019 Qualifiers campaign, this time away to Guinea Bissau. Angrily driving into that territory where Chipolopolo is known to put it`s fans in unnecessary mathematical calculations. Chipolopolo took the lead as early as 11th minute through Justine Shonga`s free kick only to come and lose with the first fifteen minutes from half time through Stoppila Sunzu`s own goal and Toni Brito Silva in the 52nd and 60th minute respectively. Sven Vandenbroeck`s men were never in the game and the loss followed the same starting line up that won the revered fixture in Lusaka on Wednesday. Chipolopolo Team Selection: Sven decided to start the same winning team he started in Lusaka, but the display was way too different.
Lusaka Dynamos woes continue from game results to mass player exodus. From the time Cletous Chama Chota ditched the team to Tanzania giants Simba, another two notable players have left. The latest is now their top scorer and most reliable striker, the prolific Congolese Chris Mugalu has also terminated his contract due to non- payments of salaries. Mugalu has a wage bill of around $30, 000 per year has cited that the club has not been paying him his monthly dues hence the decision to ditch them. Financial problems at the club surfaced in time when controversial player Fwayo Tembo disappeared demanding the club has no money to pay for his services. The player was suspended and put on forced leave for misconduct. But