Zambia’s Presser Cut Short…Over Sex Allegation

Zambia’s news conference to preview today’s World Cup match against Spain was ended early due to persistent questions about an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against the team’s coach, Bruce Mwape.

After the FIFA media officer vetoed one question, Mwape did respond to one journalist who asked if it would be for the good of the team if he stepped aside to allow them to focus solely on the football.

“What environment affecting the team in particular?” he said. “What are you talking about? I would like to know because there is no way I can retire without reason.