Football is the most popular sport in Zambia and was introduced in the beginning of the 1900s by missionaries, British colonial administrators and investors. Some of the main questions this book is answering concerning the introduction and development of football in Zambia are: how was the game of football introduced in Zambia? What made football popular among the local people? Did football become popular among the local people in Zambia because of British cultural imperialism or British cultural hegemony? This book discusses historical perspectives of the introduction and development of Competitive football in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia) from 1930 to 1969. It explores the roles played by the missionaries, British colonial administrators and investors in the introduction of the game, and how the local people reacted to its introduction. If you are studying sports history, diffusion of modern sports or you are interested in football in Southern Africa, then this is an essential reading.