Football Association of Zambia

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Football Association of Zambia
CAF
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Founded 1929
Headquarters Football House Lusaka Zambia
FIFA affiliation 1964
CAF affiliation 1964
COSAFA affiliation 1997
President ZambiaAndrew Kamanga (2016 - Present)
Website www.fazfootball.com

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is the governing body of football in Zambia.[1] It was founded in 1929 and affiliated to FIFA in 1964. It is also a member of the Confederation of African Football and the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations. It organizes the Zambian Premier League and the national team.

The FAZ Secretariat known as Football House is located on Alick Nkhata Road in the capital Lusaka.

Executive Committee[edit]

Zambia National Football Team[edit]

The Zambia national football team represents Zambia in association football and is governed by the Football Association of Zambia. During the 1980s, they were known as the KK 11, after founding president Dr. Kenneth Kaunda ("KK") who ruled Zambia from 1964 to 1991. After the country adopted multiparty politics, the side was nicknamed Chipolopolo, the "Copper Bullets".[4]

The team has three Africa Cup of Nations final appearances to its credit. They were once holders of the Africa Cup of Nations, winning in the 2012 final against Ivory Coast.[5][6]

Coaching staff[edit]

External links[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Set up women's football league' | Times of Zambia: The Official Website". Times.co.zm. Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  2. ^ http://fazfootball.com/news/article/170325/FAZ_Council_expels_Kazala_and_Siwale
  3. ^ http://fazfootball.com/news/article/170325/FAZ_Council_expels_Kazala_and_Siwale
  4. ^ "History of Zambian National Team". Football Association of Zambia. Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  5. ^ Hughes, Rob (13 February 2012). "Zambia Takes a Modest and Emotional Path to Victory". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  6. ^ Jacob Steinberg (12 February 2012). "Ivory Coast v Zambia – as it happened | Jacob Steinberg | Football". London: theguardian.com. Retrieved 2013-12-02.