Nchanga Rangers is a professional football club having its base in Chingola. This team plays their matches in the league in Zambian football and was demoted for the first time from the top division in their history of football in 2008.
The home matches of this team are played exclusively in Nchanga Stadium which can accommodate almost 15,000 spectators. Founded in 1960, the nickname given to this team is Brave. Nchanga Rangers Football Club is entirely managed by Chairman Richard Kazala and its manager Patrick Nikhata.
Nchanga Rangers won the Zambian Premier League twice, in 1980 and in 1998. In 1978, they won the Independence Cup once and in 1965, 1973 and in 1976, they were the winners of the Zambian Challenge Cup. Other than that, the team won the Zambian Charity Shield in 1980 and in 2002.
Nchanga Rangers reached quarter finals in 1987 and reached second round in 1997 to the CAF Cup Winners Cup. With right to their performance in CAF Competitions, this team made one appearance at the CAF Champions League in 1999 in the first round. They made it to the quarter finals in 1981 at the African Cup of Champions Clubs. With right to the CAF Cup, the team made it to the semi finals in 1998 and to the quarter finals in 2000. In 2011, they reached first round of the CAF Confederation Cup.