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Football Association of Zambia (FAZ)

FAZ should act!

THE continued acts of hooliganism in the Zambia Premier League leaves a lot to be desired especially for a country that prides itself as a giant in football.The continued harassment of match officials and attack on team bus warrants stiffer punishments on fans to help curb this growing disease that is denting the image of […]

Police identify seven masterminds behind referee’s beating

By JULIUS PHIRI – SEVEN suspects have been identified as having been behind the beating of referee Frank Phiri and his assistants during the FAZ Eastern Province League match between Chipata City Council and Mikalile FC at the David Kaunda Stadium.Phiri, his first assistant Elemiya Phiri and second assistant referee Watch Zulu had to run […]

It’s now Kopa match balls

By RONALD CHAWE – THE Kopa football will from now on be the official match ball for all football leagues in the country.Making the announcement yesterday, FAZ president Andrew Kamanga said the Kopa ball would be manufactured by Reliable Utilities Zambia Limited (RUZ) and was a FIFA-approved quality ball.For starters, Football House would give all […]

Icon Tom Mtine interred

By JULIUS PHIRI – GOVERNMENT says the late football administrator Tom Mtine contributed immensely towards the development of the country.Eastern Province permanent secretary Paul Thole said during the burial of Mtine, who was the first indigenous Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president, at Lukhalo village in Chief Mnukwa in Chipangali District yesterday that the late […]

Sponsorship headache gone – Kamanga

By SANDRA MWILA – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga has expressed delight at the signing of a partnership deal with FredRobie Concept Zambia to sponsor the National Division One Play- Offs worth K1.5 million for a period of five years.Kamanga was elated because this was an area he said gave his executive […]

Zesco, Atlas Mara renew deal

By SANDRA MWILA – ATLAS Mara Zambia has renewed its one-year shirt sponsorship deal with MTN-FAZ super league side Zesco United worth K2. 5million.Atlas Mara acting Chief Executive Officer Bobbline Cheembele said at the signing ceremony at Sarovar Hotel yesterday that the bank was happy with Zesco’s profile and dominance of the Zambian league.He said […]

FAZ goes ‘Bet Way’

By SANDRA MWILA – BETWAY Zambia has come on board with a K10 million annual renewable sponsorship deal for the Zambian Super Division.Betway joins MTN Zambia in sponsoring Zambia’s top-tier football league.Speaking during the unveiling ceremony held at the Sarovar Hotel in Lusaka, Betway Zambia Chief Operations Officer Trevis Mulenga said their company would be […]

FAZ embracing opportunities – Kamanga

By RONALD CHAWE – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga hopes the various trainings to empower referees will help minimise the many complaints received about match officiating in various leagues.Speaking when he officiated at the FIFA member association women referees’ course in Lusaka on Tuesday, Kamanga said the association would not shy away […]

‘Focus on Olympics qualifiers’

By RONALD CHAWE – WITH the HOLLYWOODBETS COSAFA Women’s Championship set to kick off tomorrow in South Africa, Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga says focus is on qualifying the Copper Queens to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.In his weekly column dubbed ‘President’s Corner’, Kamanga said the team would use the COSAFA tournament […]

AFCON bid eludes Zambia …as Morocco and East trio get rights

By SANDRA MWILA – “WE are obviously disappointed that we did not make it,” was the immediate reaction of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) after the country lost out on bids to host the 2025 and 2027 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final to...

FAZ to hand over 3 stadia

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has promised to hand over the remaining three stadia under the FIFA Forward Project by the end of this year.At the weekend FAZ, government and FIFA handed over the US$300,000 rehabilitat...

Market the Game – AK

By RONALD CHAWE – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga says he expects the teams to improve in the way they operate following the launch of the Zambia Premier League (ZPL) and meet the expectations of the public.Kamanga said yesterday when he officiated at the workshop for Super League and provincial media officers […]

Be innovative, FAZ challenges ZPL

By SANDRA MWILA – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) President Andrew Kamanga has challenged the Zambia Premier League (ZPL) to be innovative and raise the money for the clubs that will be sustainable for them to run the game.Kamanga said this yesterday when he officially opened the stakeholders delinking of the league engagement workshop with […]

We begin AFCON preps – Klings

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA midfielder Klings Kangwa says the preparations for the delayed Ivory Coast 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be played in January next year and the 2026 World Cup qualifiers start with this weekend’s Group H final match against Comoros.Kangwa said in an interview with FAZ Media that the team […]

FIFA awards Asanović

By SANDRA MWILA – FORMER Chipolopolo coach Aljoša Asanović has won his case against the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) for wrongful dismissal following a judgement delivered by the world football governing body, FIFA.It is believed that the damages are in the range of US$ 1.1 million.But FAZ says it has engaged FIFA to seek […]

‘Target group stages’

By SANDRA MWILA – IMPRESSED with the performance and subsequent progression of Power Dynamos and Maestro United Zambia (MUZA) at the weekend in the CAF inter-club competitions, Sports Minister Elvis Nkandu has urged the Zambian envoys to work hard and reach the lucrative group stages of their respective competitions.And Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president […]

Copper Queens will succeed – Envoy

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA’s High Commissioner to Australia and New Zealand Elias Munshya has backed the women’s national team to perform well at the Australia/New Zealand 2023 World Cup that gets underway next month.Munshya said in an interview with FAZ media that the Copper Queens would be the surprise package as they make their […]

AK backs Copper Queens

By SANDRA MWILA – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president is confident the Copper Queens will come good during the Germany training camp before heading into Auckland for their debut World Cup.Writing in his weekly column, ‘Presidents Corner’, Kamanga said any loss in football was painful but the bigger picture was for the technical bench […]

‘It’s unreasonable’…as Rangers get K50, 000 fine

By SANDRAV MWILA – EMBATTLED Nkana president Chikusi Banda has described the season home ban for the 2023/24 campaign imposed on them by the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) disciplinary committee as unreasonable and harsh. Read more