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Chipolopolo set to blast Palancas Negras
FOOTBALL HOUSE - Zambia’s Chipolopolo boys tread familiar waters when they engage the Palancas Negras of Angola in the first leg of the final qualifying round for the inaugural African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Luanda this weekend.
Chipolopolo boss Herve Renard has named an 18 member squad to face the Black Impalas at Angola’s famous Stadio Citadela
Renard wants to build from Morocco experience
FOOTBALL HOUSE – Chipolopolo trainer Herve Renard says he will use the challenges and experiences of the November 19 game against Morocco to build for the future and ensure that Zambia has a good run in the 2010 FIFA World Cup and Nations Cup qualifiers.
The Chipolopolo boss said the journey to and from Casablanca was good for the team as well as the experience of organising international quality matches in midweek.
FAZ appalled by erroneous reporting on Morocco game
FOOTBALL HOUSE – FAZ has expressed disappointed over false reports which alleged that the national was ill-treated as they traveled to and from Morocco for last Wednesday international friendly in which the Atlas Lions beat the Chipolopolo 3-0.
FAZ has since written to the named tabloid to express disappointment over the false reporting.
Details of the team’s sojourn to Morocco were discussed at Wednesday press briefing.
The team had first class arrangements and well treated.
Zesco, Power, Warriors battle for KCM Super League title
FOOTBALL HOUSE – With only two rounds of matches to play before the close of the 2008 season, champions Zesco United still lead the Super League log but face stiff competition from Power Dynamos and a determined Kabwe Warriors side which believes can return the crown to Railway stadium for the first time since 1987.
At the bottom end of the table, all-time champions Nkana, in their first season in the top-flight after four years in the doldrums face the agony of relegation together with new comers Green Eagles, Nkwazi, Nchanga Rangers, Konkola Blades and Chambishi.
Manzi to fresh Chipolopolo on road to 2010
FOOTBALL HOUSE – The Chipolopolo Boys will be adequately nourished on the road to the 2010 FIFA World Cup and Nations Cup finals as Natural Valley Limited has partnered with the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to provide water for the national teams as they prepare and play qualifying matches.
The landmark sponsorship package worth millions of Kwacha was unveiled at Football House Wednesday November 26 by FAZ vice president Hon. Emmanuel Munaile and Manzi Valley representative Mr. Mike Matakala.
FAZ enhances Football Development Programmes
FOOTBALL HOUSE - Just over a week after the end of two high level courses and training programmes aimed at enhancing the levels of coaching and refereeing, more than 35 more coaches converge in Lusaka for a seven day intensive programme.
The Football Association of Zambia has over the last three months intensified training programmes for various stakeholders with the aim of enhancing their skills and competitiveness; attributes which should a long way to further the development of the game.
Chipolopolo Face Morocco, DRC in five match marathon
Football House, Lusaka - Zambia engages top gear in its CHAN and FIFA World Cup and Nations Cup qualifiers programme as the Chipolopolo do battle against the DRC and Morocco in two challenging encounters over a seven day period.
2010 dream alive despite difficult draw
FOOTBALL HOUSE - Chipolopolo Boys trainer Herve Renard says Zambia can dream of a maiden FIFA World Cup finals place but stressed that the Group C Africa Preliminary qualifying competition which has pitted his Zambian squad against reigning African champions Egypt, east African dark-horses Rwanda and Algeria’s Desert Foxes provided a difficult but manageable challenge.
Latest World Cup 2010 Draws
Its On!!! The Chipolopolo Boys have been drawn in Group C with African Champions Egypt, Algeria and Rwanda.... View qualifying tables below
Coaches eager to embrace modern football trends – Johannsen
NAPSA TRAINING GROUND, LUSAKA - The high level coaching course organized by the Football Association of Zambia, German Football Federation and Germany government through the Germany in Lusaka got off to an excellent start Saturday as 25 top coaches went back into class and basics of the game to sharpen their skills under the guidance of international expert Arne Johannsen.