Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Zambia

Rainford Kalaba @ Backpage pix

Zambia seek to end 2012 on high



In what is a first for Zambian football, FAZ President Kalusha Bwalya, Coach Herve Renard and Chipolopolo stars Stoppila Sunzu and Rainford “The Master” Kalaba are in the Ghanaian city of Accra for Thursday’s Glo/CAF Awards where Zambia has interest across three categories.

“Never before has Zambia had so many nominations,” said FAZ President Kalusha adding that “It’s another wonderful moment for our football with credit to the whole team.”

The reigning African champions are looking to close the year by picking up the Team of the Year award. Renard is in the running for the African Coach of the Year award while Sunzu and Kalaba hope to fend off the challenge of Egyptian Mohammed Aboutreika to win the 2012 African Player of the Year Award.

Caf reports that the expectancy and excitement has gone up a notch in the Ghanaian capital as dignitaries, players and the African football fraternities gear up for the Awards taking place Thursday night at the Banquet Hall, State House.

Globacom and Caf have outdone themselves again in lining up top acts to perform at the Awards with the musicians to include Salif Keita, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Princess of Africa Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Asem and Kwabena.

Sunzu, Kalaba and Aboutreika have been joined by fellow top players including Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure. Former Liverpool and England star player John Barnes and Anita Erskine will be the MCs on the night.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R152.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
FIFA 14
Xbox 360
R549.00
Mitre Ultimatch Soccer Ball - White
A high quality football, offering high performance at both training and during football matches.
R252.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Live Video Streaming

MLS - Major League Soccer - Week 20: Seattle Sounders v La Galaxy
Athletics - Session 4
Hockey - Men: New Zealand v England
Netball - England v Trinidad & Tobago

Sports Talk



Dr Errol Sweeney
World Cup refs return home ‘bruised’
The World Cup is over for another four years and already the post mortem has started into some...

Sunday Oliseh
What Germany did to become champs
The 2002 Japan and South Korea World Cup saw the Germans lose in the Finals to Brazil, thanks to...

Collins Okinyo
Amrouche is his own worst enemy
Thunder has struck twice with news of Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche being slapped with a...

Claudia Ekai
Save our Stars
First and foremost, it is not all over for Harambee Stars in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations...

Carol Radull
The Harambee Stars' secrets
A week ago Kenya’s Harambee Stars hosted Burundi in our first international friendly this year. I...

Emeka Enyadike
Joachim Loew: German lessons for Africa
How do you win the World Cup? How do you prepare a team for the greatest show on earth? How do you...