FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) says it is yet to advertise the vacant Chipolopolo coaching job after the departure of Sven Vandenbroeck.
FAZ Communications Manager Chanda Mwazi has however disclosed that the association has received 10 applications from foreign coaches for the vacant position among them is former Belgium and Saudi Arabia coach George Leekens.
Speaking in an interview with Lusaka Star, Chanda said newly appointed Technical Director Lyson Zulu will assist in the process of selecting the coach.
“FAZ has received 10 applications from foreign countries and we can only reveal the nationality of two of the applicants as George Leekens from Belgium and Gabriel Calderon from Argentina,” said Chanda.
“Lyson Zulu who is the new the technical director will play a part in assisting us identify suitable coaches for the national team and coming up with a strategy “ said Chanda.
The Chipolopolo coach job fell vacant after the sacking of Sven Vandenbroeck following his failure to qualify the team to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
FAZ has since appointed Aggrey Chiyangi as caretaker coach.
Meanwhile, Sports Minister Moses Mawere has stated that government prefers a local coach although it will not interfere with FAZ’s preference.
He further added that the salary for the head coach is still the US $10,000.
|October 19, 2020|
|West Bromwich Albion||0 - 0||Burnley|
|October 18, 2020|
|Leicester City||0 - 1||Aston Villa|
|Tottenham Hotspur||3 - 3||West Ham United|
|Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Brighton & Hov…|
|Sheffield United||1 - 1||Fulham|
|October 17, 2020|
|Newcastle United||1 - 4||Manchester United|
|Manchester City||1 - 0||Arsenal|
|Chelsea||3 - 3||Southampton|
|Everton||2 - 2||Liverpool|
|October 4, 2020|
|Aston Villa||7 - 2||Liverpool|
|Manchester United||1 - 6||Tottenham Hotspur|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||1 - 0||Fulham|
|Arsenal||2 - 1||Sheffield United|
|Southampton||2 - 0||West Bromwich Albion|
|Leicester City||0 - 3||West Ham United|
|October 3, 2020|
|Newcastle United||3 - 1||Burnley|
|Leeds United||1 - 1||Manchester City|
|Everton||4 - 2||Brighton & Hov…|
|Chelsea||4 - 0||Crystal Palace|
|September 12, 2020|
|Manchester City||00:00||Aston Villa|
|October 19, 2020|
|Leeds United||19:00||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|October 23, 2020|
|Aston Villa||19:00||Leeds United|
|October 24, 2020|
|West Ham United||11:30||Manchester City|
|October 25, 2020|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||17:30||Newcastle United|
|October 26, 2020|
|Brighton & Hov…||18:30||West Bromwich Albion|
|October 30, 2020|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||21:00||Crystal Palace|
|October 31, 2020|
|Sheffield United||13:30||Manchester City|
|Liverpool||18:30||West Ham United|