I went to Zambia on my first ever foreign trip as a journalist in 1999 with the Under-23 team for the All-Africa Games qualifier between Zimbabwe and Zambia at Independence Stadium.
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Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association after kicking out at a Swansea ball boy.
Newcastle have added to their French contingent by signing midfielder Moussa Sissoko from Toulouse for an undisclosed fee.
Sissoko follows forward Yoan Gouffran, centre-back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, left-back Massadio Haidara and right-back Mathieu Debuchy to St James’ Park.
WARRIORS’ legends Norman Mapeza, Adam Ndlovu and Bruce Grobbelaar can be counted as rare Zimbabweans to play for biggest football clubs in European leagues, as well as enjoying colourful careers with the national team.
Former Nigeria international goalkeeper David Ngodigha reckons the Super Eagles will miss Danny Shittu following his withdrawal from the team’s preparations for the 2013 Afcon.
ITALY — Kevin-Prince Boateng says he would walk off the field again if subjected to racist abuse.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has accused Tottenham of “blatant manipulation” over the signing of defender Zeki Fryers and wants the Premier League to investigate the deal.
Spain — Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he will not celebrate if he scores against Manchester United.
Spain — Malaga have been banned from European competition for at least one season because of unpaid bills.
THREE local junior football players left the country yesterday for a week-long trial stint at top Spanish club, Espanyol.