- May 22, 2014
Nicknamed The Copper Bullets, the Zambia national soccer team booted their way to glory in 2012 Africa Cup of Nations league play, and followed that up with a resounding triumph in the Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) 2013 tournament. The Copper Bullets share most number of COSAFA champions with Zimbabwe, and the national football team's players serve on clubs the world over, including in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. Whenever The Copper Bullets appear likely to storm to an Africa Cup of Nations or COSAFA win, Zambia football shirts magically appear all over the continent and in more than a few other countries.
The Zambia soccer team and its head coach Patrice Beaumelle as well as captain Christopher Katongo all declare that the best lies ahead for The Copper Bullets in the 2014 - 2015 season. If team fortunes hold steady, it's a sure bet that many fans at the Zambia football team's home, Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, will be waving the Zambia home jersey
- April 05, 2014
The Zambia national soccer team is beloved by fans the world over. This African country has only been active in the international football scene since the late 1940s, a relatively young team by international standards. In spite of their young age, The Copper Bullets from Zambia are a recognized force in African soccer, and their brand-new Zambia football shirts are sure to look great on players and fans at their upcoming matches.
Team Zambia's International Football History
Zambia's national football team was grown from the ashes of North and South Rhodesia under British colonial rule. Football had always been a popular sport in the country ever since European settlers introduced it. After the country gained its independence in 1964, they renamed themselves the KK11, after Kenneth Kaunda, one of the country's founding fathers. Since then, they have simplified their name to simply Zambia, and continue to play under that moniker today.
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