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The Zambia national football team represents Zambia in men’s international association football and it is governed by the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ). During the 1980s, they were known as the KK 11, after founding president Dr. Kenneth Kaunda (“KK”) who ruled Zambia from 1964 to 1991. After the country adopted multiparty politics, the side was nicknamed Chipolopolo, the “Copper Bullets”. The team has three Africa Cup of Nations final appearances to its credit, winning the 2012 tournament with victory over Ivory Coast in the final. The team has never qualified for the FIFA World Cup finals.

Chipolopolo Rallies Twice to Draw Versus Libya

GFA (Accra)-Zambia rallied twice to draw 2-2 with Libya on Wednesday in an eventful Group A match played on a waterlogged pitch at the African Cup of Nations.

Chipolopolo Eye Afcon Quarter-Final Berth

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA returns to the Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) battlefield here tomorrow with any eye on a quarter-final place when they clash with Libya in their Group A second match.

Chipolopolo Fancied for Nations Cup Quarter-Finals (Washington, DC)-Zambia are heavily fancied to continue their winning start to the Africa Nations Cup finals and beat Libya in Bata on Wednesday, virtually assuring themselves a place in the quarter-finals.

Chipolopolo Seal 2-1 Victory Over Senegal

Citizen (Dar es Salaam)-Zambia weren't surprised when they upset Senegal 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday. Emmanuel Mayuka put Zambia ahead with a header following a free kick in the 12th minute and Rainford Kalaba extended the lead with a ...

Fans Go Wild as Chipolopolo Win

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Soccer fans were united in congratulating Zambia for beating Senegal 2-1 in the 2012 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) opener, saying after passing the first test the Chipolopolo can now dare to dream of winning the elusive t...

Chipolopolo Off to Afcon

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-A CONFIDENT Zambia soccer squad today set off for its 2012 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals battlefront in Equatorial Guinea after completing an extensive three-week training programme in South Africa.

Coach Renard Plots Senegal’s Downfall

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AS the Zambia soccer squad wraps up its three-week extensive training programme today, coach Herve Renard says the Chipolopolo will need to be well-organised, strong and efficient when they face off Senegal in the opening 2012 O...

Bonetti Tips Chipolopolo

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Zambia coach, Dario Bonetti has tipped the Chipolopolo to reach the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

Roger Kola Deserved Chance in Chipolopolo Squad

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AFTER gearing up to don a Zambian jersey at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) kicking off next Saturday in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon, Roger Kola was told to stay home.

Renard Believes in Cocked Chipolopolo

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA soccer team coach, Herve Renard has said he is optimistic the Chipolopolo Boys will go all the way at the Equatorial Guinea/Gabon 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament starting in eight days time.

Chipolopolo Face Downgraded Bafana in AFCON Friendly

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE last time Bafana Bafana and Zambia met in Cape Town in 2007, Chipolopolo skipper, Christopher Katongo (below) almost single-handedly destroyed the South Africans with his hat-trick in a 3-1 victory.

SA Club Recalls Davies Phiri

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-TWO weeks before the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, South African National First Division League side, Mpumalanga Black Aces have recalled Zambia goalkeeping coach, Davies Phiri fro...

Coach Renard Pleased With Chipolopolo Progress

CAF (Giza)-The Zambia football team coach Herve Renard seems happy with the way his side's preparations for the 28th Orange Africa Cup of Nations finals are going at their training camp in South Africa.

Chipolopolo Refresh Before Final AFCON Preparations

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AFTER four days of high-intensity training at their South African base, Zambian players yesterday took time out from training to recharge before resuming the final phase of preparations for this month's Africa Cup of Nations (AF...

FAZ Wins Rare Kudos

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has drawn praise from an unlikely source for its secondment of Davies Phiri as goal keeping coach to the Chipolopolo currently in camp for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Renard Happy With Squad’s Progress

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA coach Herve Renard is satisfied with the progress his charges have made in readiness for this month's African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, saying the Chipolopolo are now capable of winning AFCON matches.

Davies Phiri Joins Chipolopolo Bench

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Zambia first choice goalkeeper, Davies Phiri has been drafted into the Chipolopolo technical team to help prepare the squad for the Orange African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Chipolopolo Off to AFCON Battle

THE Zambia soccer team yesterday left for South Africa for a final training camp ahead of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals with players confident of a good showing but cautious of Group A opponents.