Zambia`s continental representatives are a foot away from qualifying to the second round after they recorded first leg wins on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday Green Eagles beat Young Buffaloes of Swaziland 2-0 at home in Choma, while league champions Zesco united won 2-1 away to AS Sonidep of Niger. Goals come from Osumanu Rahim and Lazarous Kambole. While for Green Eagles Edward Mwamba netted in the 61st minute and Jonathan Shonongo had the chance from the spot kick in the 7th of the additional time. On Wednesday, Nkana beat UD Songo 2-1 in Mozambique with goals from Harrison Chisala and Festus Mbewe, and at home Green Buffaloes beat Al Marriekh 2-0. After the convincing two Confederation home and two Champions league away wins,

Sven proves His Game Style By Criticizing Heroes Pitch

Sven proves His Game Style

Chipolopolo head coach Sven Vandenbroeck proved his point after earlier criticizing the bad state of Heroes national stadium pitch with his style of passing game. The type of play Zambia displayed on Wednesday showed that we need good pitches in our two stadia to suit his style. Sven employed a 4-2-3-1 formation that help the team to play a free flowing game and left the Zambian soccer loving fan with joy and enthusiasm to watch the team again. For sure Sven today revived what Zambians have been missing for over five year-a free passing game that Zambia is well known to play on the African continent. Previous national team caretakers Honor Janza, George Lwandamina and Wedson Nyirenda won Chipolopolo some matches but failed to please

Sven Vandenbroeck Makes His First National Call Out List

Zedsoccer covers and update you on Zambia super league

Zambia national men's football team head coach Sven Vandenbroeck has made his first call out of players. According to FAZ Social media post Sven has summoned 23 players for three days of local camp training. With the exception of Zesco United players the super league call out involves players from Buildcon Lusaka Dynamos, Kabwe Warriors and many others. Player names include Jacob Ngulube, Jack Chirwa, Mike Katiba and Fellon Sitonya. This call out is not the final list said Sven because so far he has watched 13 super league teams and he intends to watch them all. “It is not a definitive list, because I will have more than one camp. I will try to make a pool of 30 to 35 players. From there we

Zambia mens football team make a huge leap on FIFA Ranking

Zambian soccer team supporters in Nairobi

According to Fazfootball Zambia has made a huge leap on the latest edition of the FIFA Coca Cola World Ranking moving 18 places upwards to occupy 78th position in the world after an impressive run of results.   The Chipolopolo boys now stand 16th on the continent of Africa and should have been heavily aided by their back to back wins over Algeria in the race for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.   Wins over South Africa and Swaziland to book a ticket to the 2018 Kenya African Nations Championship (CHAN) also counted for the rise.   Fifa Ranking Contenders Zambia’s opponents in the October 7 FIFA World Cup qualifier Nigeria are in 44th position while the other group member Cameroun is on 45th slot with

Chipolopolo juniors dominates Afcon 2017

Zambia vs Egypt

The Zambia Under 20 national football team chipolopolo juniors have continued to dominate the ongoing Afcon 2017 tournament. From the opening first game they run through Guinea.   From the opening day of the tournament, Zambia took an early command of Group A. Beginning with Patson Daka's lone goal that separated the victors from the losers.   Patson went on to win man of the match as the president gave a toast to the juniors. On the same day for Group A Egypt drew against Mali in goalless match.   The second round saw Zambia earn up a keep as they went on to hammer Mali with a straight 6-1.  Coming from a goal down Fashion Sakala stepped up from a Patson Daka support. In 25th

RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS Will Chipolopolo pull through

Winstone Kalengo

Zambian soccer loving family would be more anxious to see their national team qualify to the first ever would cup appearance. But can the Chipolopolo boys make that dream a reality? Russia is already bustling with tourist prospects and preparations. Though football is full of upsets, it would be very necessary to look at the individual teams of the group A which are; Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria and of course Zambia. FACTS Zambia is the lowest ranked team in group A at 92 and it’s the only team without a world cup appearance record. They are also the weakest opponent having a worst head to head records against the other three teams. In the campaign that begun last year Zambia and Nigeria are the only teams that have failed