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Orange Signs New Eight-Year Partnership with Confédération Africaine de Football as Official Sponsor of 5 Major CAF Competitions from 2017 – 2024

Orange Signs New Eight-Year Partnership with Confédération Africaine de Football as Official Sponsor of 5 Major CAF Competitions from 2017 – 2024

The eight-year sponsorship also covers the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, the Total Women Africa Cup of Nations, the Total CAF Champions League and the Total CAF Super Cup PARIS, France, December 16, 2016/ — Starting with the Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon in January 2017, Orange has extended its sponsorship with the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) to include the 2019 tournament in Cameroon, the 2021 tournament in Ivory Coast and the 2023 tournament in Guinea. The eight-year sponsorship also covers the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, the Total Women Africa Cup of Nations,...

India Vs England: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara Script Apt Response To Formidable Total

India Vs England: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara Script Apt Response To Formidable Total

India trailed England by 254 runs at stumps on Day 2 of fourth Test, as Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara stitched an unbeaten 107-run stand Reported by NDTV Sports Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara batted with elan as India gavea fitting reply to England’s first innings total of 400 on the second day of the fourth Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday. Thanks to Vijay (70*) and Pujara’s (47*) unbeaten 107-run stand, India ended Day 2 on 146/1, trailing the visitors by 254 runs. After a late assault by Jos Buttler (76) helped England put up a...

Olympic Youth Development Centre(OYDC)MEDIA ADVISORY: EVENTS DIARY

Olympic Youth Development Centre(OYDC)MEDIA ADVISORY: EVENTS DIARY

Olympic Youth Development Centre. Kind Regards EVENTS DIARY DATE EVENT FACILITY TIME 09 December, 2016  YWCA Sports day Football pitch Day 09 December, 2016 Zambia Association of Sports Medicine workshop OYDC Lodge Day 10 December, 2016 Zambia Table Tennis tourney Mult-purpose hall Day 10 December, 2016 Zambia Korfball Association of Zambia tourney Mult-purpose hall 18:00 11 December, 2016 Zambia Korfball Association of Zambia tourney Mult-purpose hall Day Click here to Reply, Reply to all, or Forward

INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY COMMEMORATION

INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY COMMEMORATION

On Friday 9th December, 2016, Zambia joins the rest of the world in commemorating the UN International Anti – Corruption Day. This day is binding for commemoration by all State Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). Zambia is a State Party to the UNCAC. The Theme for this year is “Corruption: A Hindrance to the Sustainable Development Goals” The commemoration of the Day will commence with a March from  Civic Centre at 08:00 hours and end at Hotel Intercontinental which is the venue of the official commemoration. You are therefore invited to cover the event. The Guest...

Solly Pandor commends Football Association of Zambia

Solly Pandor commends Football Association of Zambia

By Ashton Kelly Bunda Former Zambia National Team Manager Solly Pandor has commended the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) for the decision they have made to pick on the Angolans for a friendly game in South Africa as they prepare for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) that will take place in Rwanda 16th January 2016. Pandor said that a quality team like Angola national team will help determine the strength of the and the technical bench will be able to gauge which department of the team they should start working on . The former football administrator who managed the Chipolopolo...

2015 was a “Stepping stone” brags MABA Secretary Christian Kalima

2015 was a “Stepping stone” brags MABA Secretary Christian Kalima

By Sport&Entertainment Journalist Ashton Kelly Bunda MIDLANDS Amateur Boxing Association (MABA) Secretary Christian Kalima says the year 2015 was a “Stepping stone “that catapulted amateur boxing to a greater heights. Alluding to a number of boxing tournaments, Kalima expressed delight that the exhibitions discovered new talent which paint a bright grass roots boxing future. The overjoyed Kalima bragged that countless tournaments garnered by his organization helped boys and Girls gain confidence as Zambia prepares to compete in the Zone 4 Boxing   Championships in mid-January and the February 2016 Zone 6  tournament to be hosted by Cameroon. The Midlands Amateur Boxing...

Bessy Chelemu allays Zambia 2017 Under 20 Africa Cup fears

Bessy Chelemu allays Zambia 2017 Under 20 Africa Cup fears

By John Dino Banda YOUTH, Child and Sports Ministry Director Bessy Chelemu has is confident with Zambia’s capacity to host the 2017 Under 20 Africa Cup FootballTournament. John Dino Banda reports that Chelemu was reacting to sentiments by soccer fans that the Ministry of Youth and Sports has gone mute on the publicity campaign ahead of the youthful tournament slated for February 2017. Chelemu has disclosed that the Youth, Child and Sports Ministry will soon constitute a 2017 Under 20 Africa Cup FootballTournament Local Organizing Committee.

Cricket Coach Ishmael Mbatata building teams

Cricket Coach Ishmael Mbatata building teams

By Sports Journalist Ashton Kelly Bunda INDEPENDENT Schools Association of Zambia (ISAZ) cricket coach Ishmael Mbatata says building developmental teams from under 14-year-old to under 20-years-old will make Zambia a cricket fortress in Africa. Mbatata said reducing gaps in the developmental age groups is one of the solutions that will help players to graduate with maturity and confidence. Coach Mbatata, a Teacher and Sports Scientist at the Italian School observed a need for a pool of Zambian cricket players to choose from developmental sporting groups. Mbatata led the Independent Schools Association of Zambia (ISAZ) cricket team to emerge victorious in...

Green Buffaloes grab 2015

Green Buffaloes grab 2015

By Bunda Ashton Kelly aka (BAK 2 BAK) ZAMBIA Army (ZA) sponsored side Green Buffaloes  Football  Club  (GBFC) scooped  the 2015 Barclays  Cup  convincingly beating  High Flying Nkwazi  Football Club 2-0 (NFC) with both  goals arriving in  the first half of an exciting final registering their name as a top notch outfit . President   Edgar  Chagwa Lungu, Youth , Sports and Child Development Minister Vincent Mwale  and Football  Association Zambia President  Kalusha  Bwalya  graced the memorable Barclays  Cup  final at Lusaka’s Nkoloma  stadium It  was the ‘Soldiers’  team led by  coach Bilton Musonda  that employed  war zone attitude using their...

2015 cheers Brigadier General Benson Kamona

2015 cheers Brigadier General Benson Kamona

By Ashton Kelly Bunda Zambia Army Chief of Operations Brigadier General Benson Kamona rated 2015 as a sporting milestone year of achievements for the netball and football fraternity. General Kamona Midlands Netball Association  (MNA) annual awards ceremony  hosted at Arakan  Baracks in Lusaka that the netball national team that recently participated in the Diamond challenge  in South Africa, Africa Cup in Botswana  and the Netball World Cup in Australia  resulting in some players  clinching professional deals  in Sri Lanka. The Prestigious  annual  Midlands  netball  awards  saw  deserving  hard working  players  ,  individuals and Clubs   earning  awards in different categories with...

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