Latest News

view more

President's Column

We can go even higher

The success of the Chipolopolo in 2012 and nominations for various prestigious awards is just the start of even greater things for our football, FAZ President Kalusha Bwalya has said.

The Football Association of Zambia chief believes that Zambia's success is down to the hard work of every individual associated with the team and Zambian football as a whole.

Kalusha reckons the vision, mission and objectives laid out by his administration have translated into effective programme implemented. This, the Great Kalu says, has permeated all football structures including the Chipolopolo.

In regard to Chipolopolo's successful year, Kalusha said: "In order to succeed, every individual has had do work extremely well. In this case, we have had an outstanding performance all round. We have been together for a long time, and each person has been on top of his game."

"The humility and determination of the Chipolopolo took us to a whole new level," the FAZ president, who is also Executive Committee member of CAF, said. He added: “I am proud to see Herve Renard, Captain Chris Katongo, Rainford and Sunzu making the headlines for the wonderful effort they displayed last Year."

At the 2012 Nations Cup finals, Zambia’s continental triumph was spiced by Emmanuel Mayuka winning the golden boot award for being top scorer – the second Zambian player to attain the feat after Kalusha’s golden boot honour for scoring five goals at the 1996 Africa Cup finals in South Africa. Chris Katongo won the golden ball award for being the best player in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

Chipolopolo superstars also dominated the 2012 Nations Cup Africa XI with goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene, Sunzu, Kalaba, Mayuka and Chris in the squad.

Recently, a record five Zambians were nominated for the African player award. Sunzu and Kalaba are now running for the African Player award with Chris in contention for the BBC African player award. In global awards, World Soccer has nominated Renard and the Chipolopolo for the world coach and world team of the year awards.

These individual and team accolades, the 1988 African footballer reckons, are significant recognitions and honours which point to a bright future.

"It is just the beginning! Everyone whose mentioned and nominated is a winner for me. I hope these nominations and any awards will inspire the whole country and our Chipolopolo to keep this momentum going into 2013," Kalusha said adding: "I see a confident group which can go on to reach even higher heights. I feel it is a start of exciting times for our Football."

Print E-Mail

View all President's Columns

National Team

Date: 23/03/2016 Time: 00:00 Nations Cup Zambia vs Congo
Date: 28/03/2016 Time: 00:00 Nations Cup Congo vs Zambia
Date: 04/06/2016 Time: 00:00 Nations Cup Guinea-Bissau vs Zambia
Date: 03/09/2016 Time: 00:00 Nations Cup Zambia vs Kenya
view all fixtures
Date: 31/01/2016 Time: 18:00 Rwanda 2016 Chan Zambia 0 0 Guinea Rubavu
Date: 27/01/2016 Time: 16:00 Rwanda 2016 Chan Zambia 0 0 Mali Stade de Kigali
Date: 23/01/2016 Time: 18:00 Rwanda 2016 Chan Uganda 0 1 Zambia Rubavu
Date: 19/01/2016 Time: 15:00 Rwanda 2016 Chan Zimbabwe 0 1 Zambia Rubavu
Date: 15/11/2015 Time: 15:00 2018 World Cup Qualifying - Africa Zambia 2 0 Sudan
Date: 11/11/2015 Time: 19:00 2018 World Cup Qualifying - Africa Sudan 0 1 Zambia
Date: 25/10/2015 Time: 15:00 Chan Rwanda 2016 Mozambique 1 1 Zambia
Date: 17/10/2015 Time: 15:00 Chan Rwanda 2016 Zambia 3 0 Mozambique
view all results


There are currently no fixtures available.
view all fixtures
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 15:00 MTN Super League Mufulira Wanderers 1 1 Nakambala Leopards
Date: 08/10/2015 Time: 15:00 MTN Super League Nkana 0 1 Napsa Stars
Date: 07/10/2015 Time: 15:00 MTN Super League Konkola Blades 1 0 Lusaka Dynamos
Date: 07/10/2015 Time: 15:00 MTN Super League National Assembly 0 1 Forest Rangers
Date: 07/10/2015 Time: 15:00 MTN Super League Nchanga Rangers 1 0 Green Eagles
Date: 07/10/2015 Time: 15:00 MTN Super League Nkwazi 1 1 Zanaco
Date: 07/10/2015 Time: 15:00 MTN Super League Red Arrows 1 0 Green Buffaloes
Date: 07/10/2015 Time: 15:00 MTN Super League Zesco United 3 0 Power Dynamos
view all results
  Team P W D L Pts
1 Zesco United 27 19 6 2 63
2 Zanaco 27 15 9 3 54
3 Power Dynamos 27 15 6 6 51
4 Green Buffaloes 28 13 8 7 47
5 Mufulira Wanderers 27 12 6 9 42
6 Red Arrows 27 10 11 6 41
7 Nkwazi 27 10 9 8 39
view full log

News from

Go to

Join Us On Facebook

Recent Activity


Who will qualify from group B at the Caf U20 Championship?

view more