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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Songs for Chipolopolo (or Africa Cup of Nations Playlist N°4)

By Charles Mafa* It’s death or glory today for defending champions Zambia, who must beat Burkina Faso to make it to the quarter-finals. Anything less will be a major disappointment. Just in case the Chipolopolo boys need a confidence booster ahead of the big match, and so that they remember what this means to the

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Afcon 2013 Preview: Can Zambia’s Chipolopolo do it again?

Guest Post By Charles Mafa* Zambian fans know what it’s like to participate in the Africa Nations Cup. Their national team take part in 15 tournaments (0ut of a total of 28) so far. The team twice...

Friday, December 28th, 2012

The 10 Greatest Sporting Moments of 2012

Next year we hope Nigerian super-pastor T.B. Joshua will let us know what 2013’s top 10 sporting moments will be well ahead of time (we’ll be starting our dedicated sports page “Football is a Country” in the...

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

The Lagos preacher and the football final

When it comes to football punditry, hindsight is the easy way out. So while your very own and brave AIAC published a  top 10 list of African footballers who could emerge this year way back in early January,...

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Chipolopolo Music

The closer we got to Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations final, the more Zambian music videos started appearing in our feedreaders (especially: Zed Beats). Mag44, Tio, Pompi & Chungu take the prize for the best tune, Tribal...