FAZ Salutes Janny Sikazwe as the first Zambian referee to officiate at FIFA World Cup

Janny Sikazwe

Janny Sikazwe was at the centre of the Group G FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 match between Belgium and Panama. Belgium went on to win 3-0 as their first match at the tournament. This is not the first time Janny SIkazwe has handled a high profile game. Sikazwe at the close of 2016 year showed his discipline when he refereed The 2016 FIFA Club World Cup final between Real Madrid and Kashima Antlers. And last year at FIFA 2017 World Cup Under 20 Sikazwe also showed his presence when he handled the Mexico vs Germany which ended 0-0 on 23 May. His other and earlier success include that he was one of the referees at the 2015 Africa Cup Of Nations and later

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Zambia held by cameroon

Patson Daka passed through Cameroon defense to score in the Russia World cup qualifier

Yaya Banana scored in stoppage time as Cameroon came from behind twice to force a 2-2 draw against Zambia in the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier match played on Saturday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Zambia's redemption came on 25th minute when striker Patson Daka scored from a Fashion Sakala through ball. Five minutes later, Zambo Anguissa leveled the scores with his thunderous strike outside 18 yard area. In 64th minute, Brian Mwila increased the tally to 2-1 but it was Cameron's Banana who restored parity with his 90th minute goal. The Chipolopolo boys finish second of group B on 8 points from six matches played while the Indomitable lions are 3rd on 7 points. Nigeria tops the group on 14 points and are

Women football – Zambia U-17 battles out Botswana

Zambia U-17 women's Shepolopolo football team

Coach Kangwa Kaluba assembled the Zambia U-17 women's football national team and are ready today to face off the Tswanas in Gaborone. Zambia match forth against Botswana in the second leg of the Uruguay 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier. The first leg saw a thrilling victory for the young Shepolopolo at Nkoloma stadium when Botswana was brought down 5-2. Two weeks later they travel to Gaborone with advantage and raise the hopes for the qualification. Last Zambia qualified was in Costa Rica in 2014 where Japan emerged the champions. The 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup will be the 6th edition of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The competition is held every two years beginning 2008.  Full Zambia National Women's U-17 Team GOALKEEPERS Jennipher Lubebe (Ever Green), Anna Mukumbuta

Alex iwobi moment push the super eagles to russia world cup

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Alex Iwobi a moment of chance pushed the Super Eagles to qualify to FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. In a big game deciding the early qualification for Nigeria in Uyo the Super Eagles beat Zambia 1-0. The late substitute Arsenal star Alex Iwobi after been introduced created runs from the flanks pushing Zambian defense. But the Wedson Chipolopolo had a stake and controlled waves of the Super Eagles attacks It begun with lack of concentration on the Zambian side when Odion Ighalo had chance left unspotted but missed the cross from the right flank. Then Alex Ngonga had chance one on one against Leon Balogun when he was easily knocked off but Alex's clip went way above. And after Mikel Agu was cautioned Alex

Opinion: Nigeria vs Zambia clash of david and goliath

Goal from Kelechi Iheanacho helped the Super Eagles defeat Zambia in the World Cup Qualifier in Ndola

Nigeria vs Zambia clash World Cup qualifier in Uyo, is set to be a David vs Goliath kind of affair. After looking at the strength and experience of both sides it's easy to conclude. The super eagles have a solid, strong and experienced side while Zambia is a fusion of rookies and few experienced players almost in the evening of their careers. The Defence and the forward The Nigerian defence of Leon Balogun, Shehu, Echiejile and Uche will have to contend with the Zambian forwards. Fashion, Patson and Justin Shonga are proving their youthful run and have the eager for a point. Let alone Patson, he has the ability to play short and long balls as a lone striker. And he is