Former Orlando Pirates midfielder Isaac Chansa has joined Zambian side Zanaco on a short-term deal.
According to the player’s agent Ashley Rasool, this is an opportunity for Chansa to stay active while they mull over the “few offers” on the table for next season.
“It is a short-term deal. It is for three months. Their season is in full swing so he will stay active, while we wait for the PSL season to end,” Rasool tells KickOff.com.
Rasool further clarified that the 29-year-old was not on trial at SuperSport United last month as previously reported. “It was just an extensive medical for three days. For whatever reason SuperSport didn’t take it further and that was that.
The symposium for the analysis of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2012 and 2013 resumed for the second day in Cairo, Egypt.
The second day started with a session including Stephen Keshi, coach of Nigeria, Herve Renard Zambia coach and three football committee members, Ben Koufie (Ghana), Mohamed Abdullah Mazda (Sudan) and Mallouche Belhassan (Tunisia).
At the beginning CAF technical director Abdul Menaem Hussein (Shatta) presented coach Keshi as the second African to win the Cup of Nations as player and coach, after Egypt’s late Mahmoud El Gohary who achieved the feat as a player in 1959 and coach in 1998. Keshi repeated the feat after 15 years as he won CAN as a player in 1994 and as a coach in 2013.
Host Zambia face Mozambique in Cosafa Cup quarterfinals while Bafana Bafana must wait to know their Last 8 opponents from Group A.
Mozambique, Bafana Bafana, Malawi, Angola, hosts Zambia and defending champions Zimbabwe all enjoy byes from the group stage and will enter the competition at the quarterfinal stage.
Zambia will face Mozambique on July 14 in the fourth quarterfinal match in Kabwe following tournament draws made on May 3 in Lusaka.
Bafana will face winner from Group A on July 13 in Lusaka that contains Namibia, Mauritius, Seychelles and guest team from the Cecafa zone, Tanzania.
Levy Mwanawasa Stadium
Bafana Bafana, Angola, champions Zimbabwe and hosts Zambia seeded and on first round byes in the May 3 COSAFA Cup draws.
And CECAFA zone nations Tanzania and Kenya have been invited to take part in this year’s COSAFA Cup to be held in Zambia from July 6-21.
According to Cosafa, Zambia, Bafana, Zimbabwe, Angola, Malawi and Mozambique will all enjoy group stage byes and join the competition in the quarterfinals on July 13 thanks to their FIFA rankings as of April 11, 2013.
Meanwhile, guest teams Tanzania and Kenya are the seeded teams in the group draws.
Eight teams will go into Fridays two group draws for preliminary round matches to be played at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka and Godfrey 'Ucar' Chitalu Stadium in Kabwe.