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The Mir Report: 7 Games Down

24 Jan
Kicking out: Eric Cantona received a lengthy ban for this kick on Crystal Palace fan Matthew Simmons exactly 20 years ago on 25th January, 1995

Kicking out: Eric Cantona received a lengthy ban for this kick on Crystal Palace fan Matthew Simmons exactly 20 years ago on 25th January, 1995

By Feroz Mir

Hello there ZFC Fans, players and captains as we ‘re seven games into the season I thought I would write something different this season. ZFC has been growing each year with new talent, skills and identity. I want to highlight certain players who are new to the league, the young players and the rising stars. I have picked one player from each team who not only shines but is also a game changer.

 

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League Stats – Round Up

31 Dec
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona celebrates with his teammates after setting Spanish goal scoring record.

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona celebrates with his teammates after setting Spanish goal scoring record.

With the ZFC season about to restart after 4-week winter break who are the in-form players to keep an eye on and which teams look like they’ll be challenging for the title?

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Transfer Window

31 Dec
ZFC Transfer Window

The Zanzibar FC Transfer window opened on 7th December and will close at 23:59 on 2nd January

To bring Zanzibar FC in line with FIFA rulings, this season ZFC has enforced a transfer window which opened after game 4 and will close prior to game 5.

With the transfer window coming to a close, which Zanzibar FC captains have been wheeling and dealing?

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Match Week 5 Postponed

30 Nov
Papiss Cisse Celebration

Newcastle United’s Papiss Cisse celebrates scoring the winning goal for the Magpies in the Premier League.

Due to a conflict with the religious calendar, Match Week 5, originally scheduled on 20th December 2014 has been postponed.

The games for Week 5 will now take place on 4th April 2015 – the fixture list has been updated.

Zanzibar FC 2014/2015 Fixture List *UPDATED*

26 Oct
The Zanzibar FC 2013/2014 Fixtures are now available.

The Zanzibar FC 2014/2015 Fixtures are now available.

The full Zanzibar FC fixture list has been released. The season will kick-off on Saturday, 8th November.

Games will kick-off at 8pm, 9pm, 10pm, 11pm and 12am.

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Zanzibar FC 2014/2015 Registration

24 Sep
npower Football League One

Registration for Zanzibar FC starts at 9am on Saturday, 27th September. Sign up early to avoid disappointment.

Registration for the Zanzibar FC 2014/2015 season starts at 9:00am on Saturday, 27th September 2014.

The entry fee is $190 per player.

The entry fee includes 18 league games, play-offs and a jersey.

The season will start on 8th November 2014 and will run through to May 2015.

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ZFC Playoff Preview

25 Mar
The 2014 World Cup begin on 12th June 2014.

The 2014 World Cup begin on 12th June 2014.

With Chipolopolo crowned Zanzibar FC league champions, the attention now turns to the ZFC playoffs. Can anybody stop them from doing the double?

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Chipolopolo Win the League!

24 Mar
Chelsea's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring his team's sixth goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on March 22, 2014.

Chelsea’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring his team’s sixth goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on March 22, 2014.

In the best finish to a ZFC league season ever Chipolopolo pipped the Indomitable Lions to the ZFC title with a 3-2 win at the Toronto City Sports Centre.

Hussein Walji scored with 5 minutes to go making it 3-2 for Abdul Champsi’s boys in blue; a result that leapfrogged Chipolopolo to the top of the table.

The final game of the ZFC season will go down in history alongside other final day classics such as Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Liverpool in 1989 and Manchester City’s 3-2 victory over QPR in 2012.

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Kakamega Homeboyz respond to false age claims of teenager

24 Feb
17 going on 41: Joseph Minala might look older, but he's definitely only 17-years-old, say his club

17 going on 41: Joseph Minala might look older, but he’s definitely only 17-years-old, say his club

Kakamega Homeboyz FC have threatened legal action against those who have questioned the legitimacy of the age of their 16-year-old winger Sajad Sanjer.

The ZFC side stated that his birth certificate is “absolutely legitimate”.

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Valentine’s Day Transfers

24 Feb
All 10 ZFC captains were looking to bring in some quality.

All 10 ZFC captains were looking to bring in some quality.

This year, 14th February 2014 had a different meaning – it was the transfer deadline day.

With 21 players changing teams in the final week leading up to the transfer deadline, this season had 22 trades making it the busiest transfer market on record.

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