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  1. Zambia must channel spirit of 2012 in African Nations' Cup qualif...

    Firdose Moonda

    Football Africa

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  2. Zaire and the chaos of 1974

    Firdose Moonda

    Morocco put Africa back on the football map in 1970 when they became the second team from the north of the continent to appear at the World Cup -- 36 years after Egypt -- but the rest of Africa was unrepresented for a little longer. In 1974, though, ...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  3. World Cup 1970 - Morocco scare the giants

    Firdose Moonda

    The 1970 World Cup contained two notable firsts; the first time the tournament was broadcast in colour and the first time an African team was guaranteed a place in the competition. After the 1966 boycott, FIFA set aside one spot solely for a represen...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  4. Road to ANC begins with tricky first round qualifiers

    Firdose Moonda

    The president of the African champions of 2012, Kalusha Bwalya of Zambia, has called every team in their 2015 African Nations' Cup (ANC) qualifying group a "tough opponent." The coach of last year's semi-finalists Burkina Faso is more optimistic. "Pr...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  5. Road to ANC begins with tricky fixtures

    Firdose Moonda

    The president of the African champions of 2012, Kalusha Bwalya of Zambia, has called every team in their 2015 African Nations' Cup (ANC) qualifying group a "tough opponent." The coach of last year's semi-finalists Burkina Faso is more optim...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  6. The race to host the 2019 and 2021 African Nations Cup

    Firdose Moonda

    When Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Algeria, Guinea, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo are in footballing competition, it's usually through their national teams. But over the next few months, they will be jostling for something else: the right to h...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  7. Moonda: The race to host the 2019, 2021 African Nations' Cups

    Firdose Moonda

    When Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Algeria, Guinea, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo are in footballing competition, it's usually through their national teams. But over the next few months, they will be jostling for something else: the right to h...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  8. Nkana FC's uphill climb

    Firdose Moonda

    If Zambia's Nkana FC do not beat Zamalek in Cairo this Sunday, it will be five years since a team from their country last participated in the group stage of the CAF Champions League. That may not sound too serious, but remember that over that span Za...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  9. Tough task awaits Nkana in Cairo versus Zamalek

    Firdose Moonda

    If Zambia's Nkana FC do not beat Zamalek in Cairo this Sunday, it will be five years since a team from their country last participated in the group stage of the CAF Champions League. That may not sound too serious, but remember that over that span Za...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  10. 2013's best from Africa

    Firdose Moonda

    It's been a tough 12 months for African football. Zambia relinquished their African Cup of Nations crown as the continental championship was played for the second year in succession to prevent it from clashing with the World Cup calendar; leagues in ...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  11. 2013's best from Africa

    Firdose Moonda

    It's been a tough 12 months for African football. Zambia relinquished their African Cup of Nations crown as the continental championship was played for the second year in succession to prevent it from clashing with the World Cup calendar; leagues in ...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  12. WC qualifying: Big names the big talking points

    Firdose Moonda

    The inclusion of some big names is as much a talking point as the absence of others in this weekend's crucial round of African World Cup qualifiers. Seven of the ten groups are still to be decided in the final round of pool matches with only Ivory Co...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  13. Southern weekend

    Firdose Moonda

    Southern Africa will be abuzz with footballing activity this weekend with the COSAFA Cup final and the opening matches of the CAF Champions League all being played at the bottom of the continent. All three fixtures promise to be eye-catching. Here's ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  14. Zimbabwe in COSAFA Cup final, but problems still loom

    Firdose Moonda

    Zimbabwe will have the opportunity to defend the COSAFA Cup title they won in 2009 -- when the competition was last played -- after they came through a nervy clash against Lesotho in the semifinals Wednesday with a 2-1 victory in Ndola, Zambia. Th...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  15. Zimbabwe in COSAFA Cup final, but problems still loom

    Firdose Moonda

    Zimbabwe will have the opportunity to defend the COSAFA Cup title they won in 2009 -- when the competition was last played -- after they came through a nervy clash against Lesotho in the semifinals Wednesday with a 2-1 victory in Ndola, Zambia. The ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  16. What South Africa can learn from COSAFA Cup

    Firdose Moonda

    South Africa did the expected and qualified for the semi-finals of the COSAFA Cup but their real test will take place in Ndola on Wednesday. A clash against the hosts Zambia, who were African champions as recently as 18 months ago, is being talked up...

    Blog | July 15, 2013