Mixed Reaction As Zambia Axe Star Player For Nigeria Clash

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has named his final 23 member squad for next weekend’s crunch Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier away to Nigeria with the absence of star midfielder Rainford Kalaba sending mixed reaction. During a media … Continued

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Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has named his final 23 member squad for next weekend’s crunch Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier away to Nigeria with the absence of star midfielder Rainford Kalaba sending mixed reaction. During a media briefing at Football House on Friday, Nyirenda has maintained the side that recorded back to back wins over Algeria in the last round of FIFA World Cup matches with 18-year old Djurgardens midfielder Edward Chilufya the latest inclusion. Nyirenda has kept faith in the quarter of 2017 Africa Cup winning stars that came to the party at senior level against Algeria that comprise Patson Daka, Enock Mwepu, Fashion Sakala and Emmanuel Banda. Sakala returns after having served his suspension from two yellow cards accumulated in the September 2 home match against Algeria. Skipper Kennedy Mweene will continue to lead the squad after Nyirenda handed him the captaincy dawning a new era in the Chipolopolo set up. Zambia plays Nigeria on October 7 in Uyo with the team leaving for Ghana on Sunday where they will set up base. Nigeria leads Group B on 10 points while Zambia is second on seven points with Cameroun in a distant third on three points while Algeria lies rock bottom on a point. FULL SQUAD (GOALKEEPERS) Kennedy Mweene (Mamelodi Sundowns-RSA), Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos) (DEFENDERS) Simon Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu (both Zesco United), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Stoppilla Sunzu (Arsenal Tula -Russia), Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco), Isaac Shamujompa (Power Dynamos) MIDFIELDERS Chisamba Lungu (Allanyespor-Turkey), Edward Chilufya (Djurgårdens-Sweden), Donashano Malama (Nkana), Kondwani Mtonga, Misheck Chaila (both Zesco United), Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco), Enock Mwepu (FC Liefering), Emmanuel Banda (K.V Oostende), Roderick Kabwe (Cape Town Ajax), Ernest Mbewe (Zanaco) (STRIKERS) Justin Shonga (Orlando Pirates), Fashion Sakala (Spartak Moscow), Brian Mwila (Platinum Stars), Patson Daka (Red Bull Salzburg-Austria) The post Mixed Reaction As Zambia Axe Star Player For Nigeria Clash appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Modern Poetry Sees New Dawn in Dar

[Daily News] TRADITIONAL Swahili poetry has seen a bright future in Tanzania and East Africa as the wave of Bongo Flava music, which adheres to its discipline, continues to appeal audience worldwide.

[Daily News] TRADITIONAL Swahili poetry has seen a bright future in Tanzania and East Africa as the wave of Bongo Flava music, which adheres to its discipline, continues to appeal audience worldwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Home Affairs Ordered to Re-Open Cape Town Refugee Office

[GroundUp] The Department of Home Affairs has been ordered to re-open and maintain a refugee office in Cape Town by March 2018. In a ruling on 29 September, the Supreme Court of Appeal declared unlawful the decision by Home Affairs to close the Cape To…

[GroundUp] The Department of Home Affairs has been ordered to re-open and maintain a refugee office in Cape Town by March 2018. In a ruling on 29 September, the Supreme Court of Appeal declared unlawful the decision by Home Affairs to close the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office in 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Faure Pays Surprise Visit to Three Elderly Homes

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure visited three homes for the elderly this morning: the elderly home of Mother Teresa Missionaries of Charity, the Foyer Maurice ROH in Victoria, and the Home for the Elderly at Plaisance.

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure visited three homes for the elderly this morning: the elderly home of Mother Teresa Missionaries of Charity, the Foyer Maurice ROH in Victoria, and the Home for the Elderly at Plaisance.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

President Khama Urges Batswana to Remain United

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt. Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has urged Batswana not to let differences divide them in whatever issues but find common denominators that bring them together for the advancement of the country and people.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt. Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has urged Batswana not to let differences divide them in whatever issues but find common denominators that bring them together for the advancement of the country and people.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Wallabies Brace for Louw Impact

[News24Wire] One of the biggest talking points in the build-up to Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and Australia in Bloemfontein has been the return of Francois Louw .

[News24Wire] One of the biggest talking points in the build-up to Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and Australia in Bloemfontein has been the return of Francois Louw .

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa