Zambia News and Features
Zambia's former African Footballer of the Year Kalusha Bwalya has been banned from all football activity for two years by FIFA.
Ali Daei Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo broke Ferenc Puskas' record for most international goals by a European man with his strike against Morocco.
Ali Daei Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo took his tally to 84 international goals with his World Cup hat-trick against Spain.
Alex Iwobi Alex Iwobi came off the bench to fire Nigeria to Russia 2018 and end the qualification hopes of Group B rivals Zambia.
Arsene Wenger has dismissed suggestions of first-team assistant Boro Primorac leaving as "fake news" – already a buzzword of 2017 thanks to a certain White House incumbent. But as Jon Spurling discovers, mistruths in the game were being reported long before Donald Trump got up in grills. Sad!
Stephen Keshi Groups have been drawn for the last round of African World Cup qualifying, with Algeria, Cameroon and Nigeria placed in the same section.
Victory for Guinea-Bissau over Kenya lifted them to the top of Group E, with Congo and Zambia drawing 1-1.
South Sudan were visited by FIFA president Gianni Infantino in Wednesday's loss to Benin, while Zambia drew with Congo in AFCON qualifying.
Uganda teenager Farouk Miya was the hero as his country dumped Togo out of CAF World Cup qualifying, where Morocco had a close shave.
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