Zambia national football team

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Zambia
Nickname(s)Chipolopolo (The Copper Bullets)
AssociationFootball Association of Zambia
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationCOSAFA (Southern Africa)
Head coachSven Vandenbroeck (Contract ends March 2019)
CaptainKennedy Mweene
Most capsKennedy Mweene (124)
Top scorerGodfrey Chitalu (79)
Home stadiumNational Heroes Stadium and Levy Mwanawasa Stadium
FIFA codeZAM
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA ranking
Current 87 Steady (27 May 2021)[1]
Highest15 (February – May 1996, August 1996)
Lowest102 (February 2011)
First international
 Southern Rhodesia 0–4 Northern Rhodesia Northern Rhodesia
(Southern Rhodesia; 1946)
Biggest win
 Zambia 11–2 Swaziland 
(Lusaka, Zambia; 5 February 1978)
 Zambia 9–0 Kenya 
(Lilongwe, Malawi; 13 November 1978)
 Zambia 9–0 Lesotho 
(8 August 1988)
Biggest defeat
 Congo DR 10–1 Zambia 
(DR Congo; 22 November 1969)
 Belgium 9–0 Zambia 
(Brussels, Belgium; 3 June 1994)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances17 (first in 1974)
Best resultChampions, 2012

Zambia national football team is the national football team of Zambia.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.