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Footbal Association of Zambia - VACANCY


The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is the governing body of football, futsal and beach soccer in Zambia. It is a legal entity registered under the National Sports Council Act Chapter 142 of the Laws of Zambia. Founded in 1929, it is affiliated to Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA).

The Association seeks to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the position of NATIONAL TEAM HEAD COACH.


The role represents a key position in the Zambia National Team set up in the cycle 2019 - 2022. The coach will be the Head Coach for the senior men national team and oversee the developmental sides U23, U20 and U17 for both men and women.

With his technical team, he will lead the program and preparations of the teams for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualifiers, 2021 Africa Cup qualifiers and the 2022 World Cup.


  • Extensive international football knowledge and experience at senior national team level (Africa and Europe)
  • Must have very good understanding of Zambia national team playing philosophy and playing principles to create a competitive and successful team
  • Must own good educational skills and a clear coaching methodology
  • Must have a good understanding of the role of sport science in preparing players at international level
  • Must have a good personality and people management skills to inspire excellence individually and as a team
  • A motivator and a mentor
  • Must be a good communicator & respect authority
  • Detail-oriented
  • Must have physical stamina
  • Ability to improve mental strength of the players
  • Experience having worked as a coach for an African national team will be an added advantage


Job skills and Qualifications:

  • UEFA Pro License or equivalent
  • At least 10 years’ International football experience at adolescent and senior level
  • Practical knowledge of African football
  • Knowledge of English language (verbal and written) is a minimum requirement
  • Educational background (Bachelor or Masters in sports) is an advantage
  • Digital tools’ skills
  • Match Analysis skills
  • Presentation skills


Local coaches who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.

The Offer Salary is US$10,000 (TEN THOUSAND US DOLLARS per month.)

Qualifying candidates should deliver their applications, Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of certificates and identity card before 25 November 2019 to;

The General Secretary,

Football Association of Zambia

Football House

Alick Nkhata Road

PO Box 34751

Lusaka, Zambia

[email protected]; [email protected]



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