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Super Eagles Qualify for 2018 World Cup

[Zambia Reports] Substitute Alexander Iwobi score a second half goal to book Nigeria a place at the Russia World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Zambia in Uyo. (AllAfrica)


Super Eagles Coach Rohr Optimistic of Chipolopolo's Fall

[This Day] Not many Nigerian soccer fans would have wagered that Nigeria will qualify for the 2018 World Cup when it was pitched against Africa's football power house -Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia in a group tagged, 'Group of Death'. However, after four matches the Super Eagles top Group B with 10 points and lead closest rival with three points. A win against boastful Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, today will qualify Nigeria for its sixth mundial, writes Kunle Adewale (AllAfrica)


Kambwili and His Daily Corruption Anthems

[Zambia Reports] With a running mouth Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili is always going to land himself in trouble. This week Kambwili ran himself in trouble in parliament when he was slapped by Copperbelt minister Bowman Lusambo and later 'baptized' by Jean Kapata at parliament. (AllAfrica)


The World Cup Beckons, Along With It the 'Patriots'

[This Day] In a few hours our dear country would almost certainly qualify for the 2018 World Cup after a showdown with Zambia in Uyo. The Super Eagles would secure the ticket to Russia, with a game to spare, if they manage a win over the plucky Chipolopolo who grabbed continental attention last month after a stunning double over star-studded Algeria. Despite the form of the Zambians however, many still expect the job done by the Super Eagles who themselves have had a near perfect campaign. Should we book our place at (AllAfrica)


Hichilema Slammed For Calling His Supporters 'Cowards'

[Zambia Reports] A UPND official in Kitwe has reacted angrily to calls by party leader Hakainde Hichilema suggesting that some members were cowards who could not stand up and speak out against injustices allegedly perpetrated by the ruling Patriotic Front. (AllAfrica)


'State House Resolve to Ignore Kambwili's Rants'

[Zambia Reports] State House presidential spokesperson Amos Chanda says Roan MP Chishimba Kambwili's rantings directed at President Edgar Lungu should be ignored. (AllAfrica)


War of Words Ratchets Up Between Kambwili, Ruling Party

[Zambia Reports] A senior Zambian journalist Sally Chiwama has castigated lawmaker Chishimba Kambwili for making derogatory remarks against ruling party Patriotic Front deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri. (AllAfrica)


Super Eagles' Clash With Zambia Will Be Good to Behold - Coach Rohr

[Premium Times] Super Eagles' Chief Coach, Gernot Rohr, says his team's clash with the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Uyo on Saturday will be a good game to behold. (AllAfrica)


Veteran Politician Mwaanga Calls For MP Lusambo Ban

[Zambia Reports] Veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga has weighed on the Chishimba Kambwili versus Bowman tussle by spelling out possible disciplinary measures from parliament. (AllAfrica)


Chipolopolo Final Squad Revealed

[Zambia Reports] Austria-based Patson Daka last night (Wednesday) joined camp in Abuja, Nigeria completing the number of players summoned by Wedson Nyirenda for Saturdays must win Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier. (AllAfrica)


World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria Against Zambia Should Be a No-Contest

[Premium Times] This is in no way disparaging the quality of the Chipolopolo of Zambia. But if we talk about the value of the parts that make up the teams, then Nigeria's Super Eagles are way ahead of their opponents. (AllAfrica)


Lungu Takes Break From Attending Traditional Ceremonies

[Zambia Reports] The politics of traditional ceremonies took another dimension with President Edgar Lungu saying he not attend any more because they are proving to be highly divisive. (AllAfrica)


Kambwili Spits More Venom On Alleged Rulling Party Corruption

[Zambia Reports] Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has promised more damning information about corruption in the Patriotic Front government. (AllAfrica)


Opposition MPs Petition Speaker Over Fire Tenders

[Zambia Reports] The opposition United Party for National Development says it has petitioned Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini to institute an inquiry in the purchase of the 42 fire tenders at US$42 million. (AllAfrica)


Super Eagles Going for Outright Win in Battle Against Zambia

[Daily Trust] The Super Eagles spokesman, Toyin Ibitoye, on Wednesday debunked the news that the team would be satisfied with a draw against Zambia, saying instead that the team would be going for an outright win. (AllAfrica)


Kambwili, Lusambo Beef Hits Boiling Point

[Zambia Reports] The bad blood between Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili and Copperbelt province Minister Bowman Lusambo came to a head when the former alleged that he had been slapped twice by the latter outside parliament yesterday. (AllAfrica)


Nigeria V Zambia Clash - It's Fire for Fire - Mikel

[Vanguard] Captain John Obi Mikel has said the Super Eagles will match World cup foes Zambia attack for attack, defence for defence. (AllAfrica)


Gernot Rohr Plans Big Surprise for Zambia

[Guardian] The Super Eagles of Nigeria will not play same formation and style that helped them pick a win and a draw against Cameroun in their last World Cup 2018 Qualifiers against Zambia, reports owngoalnigeria.com. (AllAfrica)


No Guarantees Nigeria Will Beat Zambia, Says Moses

[This Day] Super Eagles and Chelsea star Victor Moses has said he cannot guarantee Nigeria will beat Zambia on Saturday because the crucial World Cup qualifier will be "tricky". (AllAfrica)


Rohr Says Super Eagles' Clash With Zambia Will Be Good to Behold

[Vanguard] Super Eagles' Chief Coach Gernot Rohr says his team's clash with the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Uyo on Saturday will be a good game to behold. (AllAfrica)


High-Level German Delegation Visits Innovative HIV Testing Sites in Cape Town

[Tutu TB Centre] A top-level German delegation has seen first-hand the positive impact made by community HIV testing during a visit to field sites operated by Stellenbosch University's Desmond Tutu TB Centre (DTTC). (AllAfrica)


Baby Trampled to Death in Mukanda Dance

[Times of Zambia] A one-year-old baby, left momentarily unattended, is said to have been accidentally trampled to death by a traditional dancer while its mother joined in the revelry in Chavuma. (AllAfrica)


Is Govt Determined to End Chibolya Drug Haven?

[Zambia Reports] Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo says government is determined to bring sanity to Chibolya Compound with regards to drug abuse. (AllAfrica)


Nation to Host Under-20 Cosafa Tournament

[Zambia Reports] Zambia will host the regional 2017 U-20 COSAFA tournament. (AllAfrica)


Chipolopolo's Chilufya Out of Super Eagles Clash

[Zambia Reports] Austria based midfielder Enock Mwepu has joined the Zambia national team camp in Accra Ghana ahead of Saturday's crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B match against Nigeria. (AllAfrica)


Huge Surge in Refugees Fleeing to Zambia - UN

[VOA] The United Nations refugee agency reports a huge surge in the number of refugees fleeing to Zambia to escape growing violence in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo. (AllAfrica)


2018 World Cup Qualifiers - Mikel Assures of Victory Over Zambia

[Premium Times] Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has assured the teeming fans of the Nigeria national football team that they will not be disappointed after Saturday's crunch World Cup qualifying game against Zambia. (AllAfrica)


Bwalya, Ighalo Disagree Over Nigeria, Zambia World Cup Qualifier

[Guardian] Zambian football legend, Kalusha Bwalya and Super Eagles' Odion Ighalo have different opinions on Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualifier, which the Southern Africans must win to remain in contention for the ticket to Russia. (AllAfrica)


Moses Finally Hit Uyo for Showdown Against Zambia

[Leadership] Super Eagles' talisman Victor Moses has finally arrived the team camp in Uyo ahead of this weekend's crucial game against Zambia. (AllAfrica)


Host Communities Threaten to Disrupt Eagles, Zambia Match

[Guardian] Uyo -Barely two days to the much-awaited match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Chipolopolo of Zambia, youths of the two communities of Obio Etoi and Obio Ofot hosting the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo have threatened to disrupt the match unless the Akwa Ibom State government fulfilled its part of agreement reached with the people. (AllAfrica)


Water Shortages Hit Lusaka

[Zambia Reports] Some part of Lusaka have started receiving normal supply of water after nearly a week of dry taps. (AllAfrica)