Several fresh Zambian faces caught the eye in their CHAN opener, but the team's experienced heads truly fuel Chipolopolo's title hopes.
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Goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan endured an evening to forget as Zambia beat Uganda 3-1 in their CHAN opener.
Many of Zambia's young stars are looking to make their mark in European leagues, but how have they fared during 2017?
The former midfielder passed away almost three years to the day after being involved in a bus crash that left him paralysed.
Muhammad Shaban scored a brace as East African guests Uganda stunned holders and hosts Zambia 2-0 in their COSAFA Cup opener.
Wedson Nyirenda has told KweséESPN that he remains eager to add Belgium-born Chelsea starlet Charly Musonda to his Zambia squad.
Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is confident his team can consolidate their resurgence in the forthcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations engagements.
Yaya Banana headed home a stoppage-time equaliser as Cameroon ended their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-2 draw in Zambia.
FIFA have rebuffed the Zambian Federation's request for a review of the officiating during their national team's defeat by Nigeria.
Substitute Alex Iwobi propelled Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup with a late strike that earned the Super Eagles a 1-0 victory over Zambia.
Nigeria fans are so confident in the superiority of their team that Kennedy Mweene was the only Zambian considered good enough to make a combined XI.
Zambia will be rueing the timing of their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria as Alex Iwobi returns after an injury lay-off.
Chipolopolo ran out 3-1 winners at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka to all but end Algeria's hopes of a third consecutive World Cup appearance.
Zimbabwe claimed a record fifth COSAFA Castle Cup with a 3-1 victory over Zambia in the Final at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace.
New LOSC Lille boss Marcelo Bielsa has opted to send the Zambia international back to Russia for another campaign.
Regional heavyweights Zambia and Zimbabwe will go up against each other in Sunday's Cosafa Castle Cup final.
Zambia survived a late scare to book a COSAFA Castle Cup semifinal place with victory over Botswana, while Lesotho will join them in the final four.
Brian Mwila and debutant Lubinda Mundia scored for Zambia as they came from behind to claim a 2-1 friendly victory over South Africa on Tuesday.
Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has hailed the trailblazing performances of the Zambia U20s at the FIFA U20 World Cup.
African champions Zambia made a dream start to their 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup campaign with a 2-1 victory over two-time global winners Portugal.
Former Perth Glory striker Ndumba Makeche says he is excited to have joined Indonesian club Bali United for the 2017 season.
Chelsea's Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel scored for Nigeria as they continued their perfect start to World Cup qualifying with a 3-1 win vs. Algeria.
Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho both found the back of the net as Nigeria defeated Zambia 2-1 in World Cup qualifying.
Three of the five African teams at the 2014 World Cup have been drawn in the same group to qualify for the 2018 edition.
Senegal and Egypt qualified for the African Nations Cup thanks to wins against Burnundi and Tanzania.