On the evening of 27 April 1993, a DHC-5 Buffalo Transport Aircraft of the Zambian Air Force crashed into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off from Libreville, Gabon. The Flight Was carrying most of the Zambian National Football Team To A FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Senegal In Dakar. All 25 Passengers And five crew members were killed. List of Zambians killed on 27th April Colonel Fenton M hone (Pilot)Lt Colonel Victor Mubanga (Pilot)Lt Colonel James Sachika (Pilot)Warrant Officer Edward Nambote (Fitter)Corporal Tomson Sakala (Steward) Efford Chabala (Goalkeeper)John Soko (Defender)Whiteson Changwe (Defender)Robert Watiyakeni (Defender)Eston Mulenga (Midfielder) Derby Makinka (Midfielder)Moses Chikwalakwala (Midfielder)Wisdom Mumba Chansa (Midfielder)Kelvin “Malaza” Mutale (Striker)Timothy Mwitwa (Striker) Numba Mwila (Midfielder)Richard Mwanza (Goalkeeper)Samuel Chomba (Defender)Moses Masuwa (Striker)Kenan Simambe (Defender) Godfrey Kangwa (Midfielder)Winter Mumba (Defender)Patrick
FAZ has completely closed Football House from any access any walk-ins or otherwise due to the pandemic Covid-19. This is in accordance with the safety guidelines from the Government of Zambia through the Ministry of Health since the corona outbreak. Earlier in March 2020, the government suspended and restricted public gatherings that affected sports activities and club meetings and matches. Hence FAZ suspended all football activities in the Zambia Super league, National League and all the lower divisions. Following the increase of confirmed cases of COVID-19 especially in Lusaka the Football Association Of Zambia further aligned with the government safety guidelines giving priority to employees, players and all member officials of clubs. Access including walk-ins to Football House and FAZ is now completely
Former Nkana football club striker Walter Bwalya Binene Monday evening helped his team through in a stalemate against Ismaily. Ismaily vs EL Gouna was battled out in the Egyptian premier league round 18 finishing in a 1-1 draw. At break time a deadlock as neither team could make a breakthrough. But proceeding into the second half Patrick Kaddu broke the silence for the host in the 73rd minute of play. And a few minutes later yellow was shown to 22 year Mohamed Makhlouf making chance for Walter Bwalya step in Islam Mohareb. And soon enough 8 minutes after Walter Bwalya super-sub, the lad found the net in the 87th minute bringing EL Gounah to level with the host.
Below are the successful candidates that will be on the ballot on the 2020 FAZ elections that commence on March 7, 2020. The 2020 FAZ elections AGMs will run up to 28th March in the following below order Note: All provincial chairpersons will automatically sit on the FAZ executive committee giving all provinces equal representation on the national body. FAZ Executive Committee President Joseph Nkole Emmanuel Munaile Andrew Ndanga Kamanga Vice President Henschel Nyirenda Chitembeya Dr Joseph Mulenga Justin Mumba Rix Mweemba Gideon Mwenya Mandona Longa Women Representative Brenda Kunda Priscilla Katoba Nelly Miamba Mwansa Hildah Mwila Mutangama Kunda Bowa 1) Eastern Province - 7th March ChairmanDominic Kapenda Crispin KamunaChibisa Banda Vice Chairman Nicholas Nyirenda Austin Moonga Haafwuma
Kabwe Youth Academy game against Napsa Stars has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Ucar Chitalu Stadium. Kabwe town experienced heavy downpour that left the pitch waterlogged. This is the second game to be postponed in the MTN FAZ week 23. The other game is between Nkana and Zanaco. Zanaco have a commitment in the CAF confederation cup hosting the Pyramids. The rest of the MTN FAZ week 23 fixtures is as; Saturday 29/02/2020 13:00 KYSA Vs NAPSA Stars(Godfrey Chitalu Stadium-Live on SuperSport) Postponed 15:00 Kabwe Warriors Vs Nakambala Leopards(Godfrey Chitalu Stadium-Live on SuperSport) 15:00 Red Arrows Vs Lusaka Dynamos(Nkoloma Stadium) 15:00 Green Eagles Vs Mufulira Wanderers(Independence Stadium) 15:00 Nkwazi Vs Green Buffaloes(Edwin Imboela Stadium) Sunday 01/03/2020 13:00 Forest Rangers Vs Lumwana Radiants(Levy Mwanawasa Stadium-Live on
2020 Absa Cup participants have been decided and the list is interesting as ever. Two teams are pulled out from the Eden University National League while 6 teams are coming from the MTN FAZ Super League. Break down for 2020 Absa Cup 8 teams is 4 teams are coming from the Copperbelt while 2 from Southern province coming from the same sponsor. Central and Lusaka provinces have one contender each. The list comprises of familiar teams that have performed in the recent past. Competitors for the annual ABSA Cup are traditionally decided at half-mark of the season. Here are the 8 teams picked having qualified for the 2020 ABSA Cup; Zesco United Football Club Green Eagles Football Club Nkana Football Club NAPSA Stars FC Kabwe Warriors