2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
0-0-1, 4th in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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4dSimba 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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44dKweséESPN 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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47dColin 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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47dColin 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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79dESPN 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.

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134dNick 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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136dEd 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.

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142dKweséESPN 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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181dSimba 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.

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373dESPN staff

CAF: Moses, Mikel score as Nigeria win

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.

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514dAssociated Press

Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria drawn together

Three of the five African teams at the 2014 World Cup have been drawn in the same group to qualify for the 2018 edition.

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603dESPN staff

ANC: Ghana frustrated by Mozambique

Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew failed to convert a close-range opportunity for Avram Grant's group leaders.

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659dESPN staff

ANC: Mali, Guinea through to the semis

Aliou Dieng and Sekou Diarra starred as Mali overhauled Tunisia at the African Nations Championship on Sunday while Guinea beat Zambia on penalties.

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667dESPN staff

ANC: Zambia advance, Mali beat Zimbabwe

Zambia secured their place in the African Nations Championship quarterfinals with a second straight win in the tournament, 1-0 over Uganda on Saturday