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Zambia: FAZ to appoints expatriate a week after elevating Lwandamina as Chipolopolo coach

Story from the Zambian Watchdog Website
The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has settled for an expatriate coach just one week after they fired Honour Janza and replaced him with George Lwandamina as Chipolopolo coach.

……” FAZ has advanced in striking a deal with a named expatriate coach who will be unveiled soon.”
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Sports Minister Vincent Mwale
Sports Minister Vincent Mwale

Zambia: My Dismissal Letter Was Delivered At Airport, Its Painful – Honour Janza

Story from the Kopala Times Website
DISMISSED Chipolopolo Coach Honour Janza has revealed the letter informing him of being relieved of his duties was delivered at the airport. According to a story by Darious Kapembwa in The Post today the former Chipolopolo caretaker coach described the ordeal ‘as quite disrespectful and painful’. Read More


Zambia: George Lwandamina Appointed as Chipolopolo acting Coach

The Football Association of Zambia has appointed George Lwandamina as Acting coach of the Zambia national soccer team.

Lwandamina assumes the job immediately and his first assignment is the Orange Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match between Zambia and Guinea Bissau, to be played at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Saturday 13 June 2015.

The rest of the Chipolopolo technical team remains unchanged until such a time when there is a review of the present staff. Zambia Olympic Team coach Fighton Simukonda will work with Lwandamina and Chintu Kampamba during the time the U23 team is off international duty.

FAZ thanked Honour Janza for the work undertaken during his time as coach of the Chipolopolo. Janza returns to Technical Directorate at Football House.

Lwandamina has since been introduced to the team.George Lwandamina Acting coach of the Zambia national soccer team

Zambia: Chipolopolo put DRC draw behind, move on

Story from the Daily Nation Website
CHIPOLOPOLO coach Honour Janza says his lads have put behind their one-all draw against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) opening match on Sunday and are now focused on the next match against Tunisia tomorrow. Read More


Zambia: Janza ‘panics’ over injuries

Story from the Lusaka Times Website
NATIONAL team coach Honour Janza is sweating about injuries in his team as he unveils the final 23-member squad today for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament that kicks off next week in Equatorial Guinea. Read More


FAZ has engaged an American Football expert to drill the Africa cup bound Zambia Senior Women national Soccer team.

The Football Association of Zambia has engaged an American Football expert to drill the Africa cup bound Senior Women national Soccer team.

Mr Josh Kalkstein arrived in the country over the weekend and is expected to start his ten day program this morning in Lusaka.

Yesterday Kalkstein held a meeting with FAZ Technical Director, Honour Janza, Senior Women soccer team coaches, Charles Bwale and Kangwa Kaluba with team Manager Chibwe Besa at football house. The meeting was held to set and agree on the modus operandi for the program.

Speaking to fazfootball.com after the meeting, Coach Bwale said he was happy that the expert was going to work within the program he has set to prepare the senior women who will be making their maiden appearance at the African Women football jamboree.

Accompanying Kalkstein on this visit is Geoff Levy who was instrumental in planning the Under Seventeen camp in America earlier this year. Levy together with Kalkstein organised a series of friendly matches for the women who had set up camp in America to prepare for their maiden appearance at the FIFA Under Seventeen World cup finals in Costa Rica.

Kalkstein has in the past worked with the American Olympic development program where he has been instrumental in identifying talent. Currently he is Director of Marin Football club in America and an official at the Marin High School Academy.

The Women Chipolopolo National Soccer team is preparing for the Championships in Namibia which will take place in October this year.

Over the weekend draws for the finals were held and saw Zambia being placed in the same group with Ivory Coast, Nigeria and hosts Namibia.

Zambia qualified for the first time to the finals after ejecting their perennial rivals Zimbabwe via a two nil aggregate score line. Enterprising Helen Mubanga scored a goal at home and away to earn Zambia their historical triumph.

-Football Association of Zambia (FAZ)