CAF postpones CHAN 2020, AFCON 2021

The CAF Executive Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, 30 June 2020, via video-conference to discuss the future of competitions and other related issues following the COVID-19 pandemic.The committee decided as follows;Total Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the tournament has been rescheduled for January 2022. The date for the final tournament and … Continue reading CAF postpones CHAN 2020, AFCON 2021

Pep faces Arteta, Villa seeks survival as season resumes

In ordinary circumstances, Manchester City would have long since relinquished their Premier League crown to Liverpool. Yet on Wednesday, days before the summer solstice, Pep Guardiola’s side will step out at the Etihad Stadium hoping to delay Liverpool’s inevitable coronation a while longer. Three months after the Covid-19 pandemic shut down Britain and left Liverpool agonisingly close to sealing the title, action resumes as City … Continue reading Pep faces Arteta, Villa seeks survival as season resumes

Ocampos shines as Sevilla beat Betis in La Liga return

Sevilla’s Argentine winger Lucas Ocampos produced a classy display to lead his side to a 2-0 home win over city rivals Real Betis on Thursday in the first La Liga game since the season was halted three months ago by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sevilla dominated the derby in an empty and eerily quiet Sanchez Pizjuan which would usually be teeming with colour and noise for … Continue reading Ocampos shines as Sevilla beat Betis in La Liga return

Fifa allows transfer windows to open before current season finishes

Fifa will allow leagues to open their transfer windows before the current, delayed season has been completed as football recovers from the impact of the lengthy coronavirus shutdown, the game’s world governing body announced on Thursday. Fifa has passed a series of temporary amendments to help deal with the havoc to the football calendar caused by the health crisis. Most notably, these include allowing the … Continue reading Fifa allows transfer windows to open before current season finishes

Merseyside derby to be held at Goodison Park

Liverpool’s clash with Everton on June 21 will be played at Goodison Park after Liverpool City Council gave the go-ahead for both sides to complete their remaining Premier League fixtures at home. Victory at the home of their Merseyside rivals would see Liverpool clinch a first league title in 30 years if Manchester City lose at home to Arsenal on 17 June. That had led … Continue reading Merseyside derby to be held at Goodison Park

Chisamba Lungu returns to Sunset

Zanaco Football Club is pleased to announce the addition of Chisamba Lungu to its Squad. Lungu, a member of the 2012 Afcon winning squad has joined the bankers on a two year contract which which will keep him at Sunset until 2022. The midfielder joins The Bankers as a free agent. Lungu, who left Zanaco in 2008 to join Georgia’s FC Baia Zugdidi just after … Continue reading Chisamba Lungu returns to Sunset

Mbesuma launches academy in Luanshya

Former Chipolopolo hit man Collins Mbesuma has launched a soccer academy in his home town in Luanshya. The launch was attended by Sports Minister Emmanuel Mulenga, Luanshya Mayor Nathan Chanda, FAZ vice president Rix Mweemba, Chipolopolo coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic, Copperbelt FAZ vice chairperson Gabriel Kaunda and Zesco United coach George Lwandamina. Mbesuma has launched the academy as part of his decision to plough back … Continue reading Mbesuma launches academy in Luanshya