midfielder Clifford Mulenga has been sent home by coach Herve Renard for disciplinary reasons.
Mulenga, a fringe player based in South Africa, breached the team curfew when partying with three team-mates.
His colleagues apologised for their actions to team management but Mulenga is said to have shown no remorse.
"The young man has been disciplined for not accepting that what he did was wrong and out of order," said Zambian FA media director Eric Mwanza.
Meanwhile, a statement by the Zambian FA (Faz) said the body fully backed the decision taken by Chipolopolo coach Herve Renard.
Pa Saikou Kujabi
The 25-year-old was a free agent, having previously played for Austrian clubs Grazer AK and SV Ried, and FSV Frankfurt in Germany.
"I can't wait to start here and show the fans what I can give back to Hibs," Kujabi told the club website.
"I love it here, everybody has been very welcoming and it already feels like home."
Kujabi is a free-kick specialist and his appetite for attacking from defence has earned him comparison with a famous Brazilian.
Hibs have confirmed the signing of Gambian international full-back Pa Saikou Kujabi on an 18-month contract.
striker Mohamed Zidan joined Mainz on the last day of the January transfer window
The 30-year-old striker signed a six-month loan contract with Bundesliga side Mainz until June 2012, with an option for a permanent move until June 2014, while the financial agreement between the two clubs has not been disclosed.
"I am happy the transfer worked out at the last moment. I wanted to get back to Mainz; I never forgot the great time I had with the club and the fans," Zidan was quoted as saying on Mainz’s official website.
After weeks of trying to force a move away from Bundesliga Champions Dortmund,
Levante have announced the signing of Abdel Kader Ghezzal on loan for the rest of the season.
The forward had been on a year-long loan from Bari to Cesena but the Algeria international has now move on to the Liga outfit.
There is, however, no option to buy, with Levante having only secured the services of Ghezzal on loan until the summer.
The striker, who still has two-and-a-half years to run on his contract with Bari, made 13 Serie A appearances for Cesena during the first half of the season but failed to register a single goal.
Marouane Chamakh and Kofi Dankwae
their first ever Africa Cup of Nations point with a 1-0 win in this meaningless closing Group C
tie on Tuesday.
With both teams already knocked out pride was the only prize on the table as qualified Gabon and Tunisia faced off in Franceville at the same time.
Morocco made a host of changes, including defenders Benatia (suspended) and Michael Basser (injured), from the team beaten by the co-hosts last Friday.
The Atlas Lions' attack was led by Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh, and attacking midfielder and captain Houssine Kharja, the competition's joint top scorer with three goals.
Gabon players celebrate
with a great strike to see the co-hosts Gabon
finish as leaders of Group C
The North African were the first to attack as Youssef Msakni provided a cross towards the near post, but Bruno Ecuele did well to clear it from danger.
Soon after Wissem Ben Yahia took dangerous long range effort but his shot kissed the top netting as it drifted just over the corner of the post.
Tunisia dominated the opening stages of the game but just after the 20 minute mark the Gabonese managed to create an attack. Pierre Aubameyang won the ball on the right flank to make a darting run and unleash a cross, but it was well cleared by the defence.
Pierre Aubameyang sealed a 1-0 win over
Shabba appeared to have fallen out of favour with the club after his failure to meet a “three days” deadline to make up his mind.
But with less than two hours to the Premier Soccer League
transfer deadline, the Naturena club announced a deal had been reached.
“We are delighted that Tshabalala has renewed his contract after he was given time by the Executive Chairman (Kaizer Motaung) to ponder about his future. He has always been loyal to the Club and his experience will be important at this stage of the season,” said team manager Bobby Motaung.
Bafana Bafana midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala ended speculation about his future on Tuesday as he signed a new three- year extension with Kaizer Chiefs, the club announced.
Celestin Ntagungira and Joseph Blatter
“We spoke about what FIFA has done for Rwanda
through the Goal projects, artificial pitches, new offices and the training academy,” Ntagungira told FIFA.com. “We also discussed new projects, such as the possibility of building a sports complex where the national teams can train.”
Ntagungira’s main concern is youth football, however, as he explained in setting out his objectives: “We want to promote the youth game throughout the country, the aim being to spot players and organise competitions for youngsters.”
Elected three months ago, the new President of the Rwandan Football Association (FERWAFA) Celestin Ntagungira visited FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter on Monday to discuss the state of the game in the African country.