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OFFICIAL: Lameck Banda joins Prison Leopards

Former FC Muza coach Lameck Banda has been unveiled as the new head coach for the Zambian Super League side, the Prison Leopards, after ditching Lumwana Radiants, a team he joined at the start of the season.

Banda takes over from Chris Kaunda, who also resigned after taking charge of the team for just one game.

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Real Madrid playing hide and seek over Mbappe transfer

Real Madrid have decided to end their pursuit of Kylian Mbappe, whose high salary and bonus demands are no longer seen as feasible.

Instead, the Spanish side wants to build around younger talents like Endrick, reports Cadena SER.

However, RMC Sport also reports that Madrid’s interest in the Paris Saint-Germain striker remains very much alive.

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Kings Kangwa could leave Red Star Belgrade

Crvena Zvezda (Red Star Belgrade) is set to let Zambian midfielder Kings Kangwa leave in January after rejecting a €3 million bid from Nottingham Forest in the previous transfer window, according to Nerve Africa sources.

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Several clubs in Europe are said to have already expressed interest, and a deal could be reached soon.

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ZSL: Red Arrows announce the return of Diarra

Malian midfielder Alassane Diarra has returned to the MTN Super League following his short stint at Saudi Arabia’s Al-Entesar Club.

The midfielder left Red Arrows after the 2021/22 season, where he won league

EPL: Chelsea after Victor Osimhen

Chelsea have made Napoli striker Victor Osimhen their top target for the 2024 January transfer window.

They have reportedly already made contacts with the Nigeria international’s team to sign him from Napoli next year, according to 90mins.

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Zanaco FC’s bid for K1m worth Malawian striker ignored

Zambian Super League side, Zanaco Football Club have also failed to secure the services of Malawian striker Christopher Jacama Kumwembe.

In a letter seen by BolaNews dated August 15, 2023, and signed by their chief executive officer, Modest Hamalabbi, the Bankers expressed interest in signing Kumwembe, who plays for Mighty Mukuru Wanderers in Malawi.

“Zanaco Football Club hereby writes to express interest in acquiring the services of Christopher Kumwembe from your club on outright purchase or loan,” read part of the letter, which was addressed to Wanderer’s chief executive officer Roosevelt Mpinganjira.

Zanaco’s interest followed that of the Green Buffaloes, who had also approached the Malawian club for the player but failed as the team said the player was not for sale after pricing him at $80,000.

READ MORE: Why Malawi’s Kumwembe deal to Green Buffaloes flopped

However, BolaNews sources have revealed that Wanderers did not respond to Zanaco’s interest despite the Zambian club following up on the matter.

In a telephone interview with BolaNews in Malawi, Mpinganjira said they have not changed their stand and that the player is not for sale.

“We have not changed our stand; Kumwembe is not for sale, so I cannot say much about it.

“We spoke to the coach [Mark Harrison], and he said he has plans with the player. So, we cannot sell him.”

Kumwembe has been a center of attraction for a lot of teams in Africa following his performance at the last Cosafa Cup, where he scored a goal in three games.

He joined Wanderers this year from Civil Service United FC and signed a three-year deal.

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Qatar Stars League: Coutinho joins Al Duhail on loan

Philippe Coutinho has joined Qatari side Al Duhail on a season-long loan from Aston Villa. The club have confirmed with a post on twitter.

The Brazilian playmaker started only 7 Premier League games last season for Villa, as he struggled with injuries.

He joins Al Duhail, the team that won the Qatar Stars League last season. He has made 43 appearances during 18 months with Villa, scoring 6 times.

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Süper Lig: Pepe joins Trabzonspor

Nicolas Pepe has agreed terms with Turkish side Trabzonspor and signs on a free transfer. The BBC have reported.

Earlier in the week, the 28-year old was expected to join Besiktas after having a change of heart.

Pepe’s contract was terminated by Arsenal after failing to impress and is now heading to the Turkish side. The winger still had one year remaining on his contract with the Gunners, who signed him for £72m from Lille in 2019. He made 112 appearances and managed 27 goals and 21 assists during that time at the Emirates.

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Saudi Pro League: Terry to join Al-Shabab

John Terry has verbally agreed to join Saudi side Al-Shabab FC as their new manager. Reports the the Sun. The Chelsea legend has been in talks with the Saudi club for over 2 months regarding a deal.

The 42-year-old has been offered a 2 years contract which could go up to 4 years if the parties agree.

This will be the first full managerial role that Terry will take on, after working as a consultant in Chelsea’s youth academy.

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Belgian Pro League: Hazard completes move to Anderlecht

Thorgan Hazard leaves Borussia Dortmund to join RSC Anderlecht for a fee believed to be €4m. The 30 year-old winger signs a 3 year contract with the option of a 1-year extension. Skysports has reported.

The Belgian international has been with Dortmund for 4 years, but played on loan at PSV for the last six months. In the 123 matches he featured for the German side, he scored 18 goals and managed 21 assists.

Hazard decided to make the switch after failing to make it into Dortmund’s starting lineup.

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