Aljosa Asanovic appointed as Zambia national team head coach

Zambia have appointed former Croatia international Aljosa Asanovic to take charge of their national team. The 56-year-old has agreed a four-year contract, Zambia’s football association (FAZ) announced on Tuesday. Asanovic, who won 62 caps between 1990 and 2000, replaces Beston Chambeshi. He will be tasked with reviving the ailing fortunes of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations winners. The Croat had…

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Salima Mukansanga shines in her Afcon game

In a fiery Group B clash between Guinea and Zimbabwe, it was Rwandan Salima Mukansanga who shone brightest as she became the first woman to take charge of an Africa Cup of Nations match in Yaounde, Cameroon on Tuesday. Zimbabwe surprised favourites Guinea as the Southern African nation triumphed 2-1. Guinea still progressed to the round of 16, while Zimbabwe finished…

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