2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
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49dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Sudan edge past Zambia to reach CHAN semis

Saifeldin Malik Bakhit scored the only goal of the game as Sudan downed Zambia in an entertaining encounter to reach the CHAN semi finals.

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56dSimba Mushati, KweséESPN

Late bloomer Mulenga comes of age at CHAN

After taking his time to reach the top of the domestic game, Augustine Kabaso Mulenga is proving the wait was worthwhile at the CHAN.

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58dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Kabaso nets twice as Zambia down Ivory Coast

Augustine Kabaso netted twice as Zambia beat the Ivory Coast 2-0 in Marrakech to take a major step towards the CHAN quarter finals.

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62dKweséESPN Reporter

Ochan misery as Zambia beat Uganda

Goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan endured an evening to forget as Zambia beat Uganda 3-1 in their CHAN opener.

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90dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Ex-Zambia U-17 star Kalale dies

The former midfielder passed away almost three years to the day after being involved in a bus crash that left him paralysed.

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101dNick Said, KweséESPN

Uganda stun Zambia in COSAFA opener

Muhammad Shaban scored a brace as East African guests Uganda stunned holders and hosts Zambia 2-0 in their COSAFA Cup opener.

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121dSimba Mushati, KweséESPN

Resurgent Chipolopolo target Afcon place

Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is confident his team can consolidate their resurgence in the forthcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations engagements.

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161dKweséESPN Reporter

Iwobi fires Nigeria to the World Cup

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.

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163dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Mweene only Zambian to make combined XI

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.

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164dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Why Iwobi's return spells bad news for Zambia

Zambia will be rueing the timing of their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria as Alex Iwobi returns after an injury lay-off.

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196dESPN staff

Zambia all but end Algeria World Cup hopes

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.

Samuel Shivambu
251dNick Said, KweséESPN

Zimbabwe claim record fifth COSAFA title

Zimbabwe claimed a record fifth COSAFA Castle Cup with a 3-1 victory over Zambia in the Final at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace.

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253dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Sunzu extends Arsenal Tula loan

New LOSC Lille boss Marcelo Bielsa has opted to send the Zambia international back to Russia for another campaign.

258dKweséESPN Reporter

Zambia, Lesotho reach COSAFA semis

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.

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298dSimba Mushati, KweséESPN

Zambia U20s showing fruits of new philosophy

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has hailed the trailblazing performances of the Zambia U20s at the FIFA U20 World Cup.

RankingsAfrican Nations Championship

Goal Difference3Tied-2nd
Goals Scored64th
Goals Conceded3Tied-5th