Zesco United finished 3-3 with Orlando Pirates in an international club friendly played at Rand Stadium in Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon. Pirates started the match with their reserve side before putting some of the players who featured in Wednesday night’s 3-0 away loss at Ajax Cape Town. An Enock Sabamukama first half brace gave Zesco
Zesco United will set up a ten-day training camp in South Africa immediately after their week-long camp in Mongu that started on Wednesday. The 2017 FAZ Super Division champions left for Mongu on January 17 were they will spend seven days. Zesco will later leave for South Africa from Lusaka on January 25 where they
Zesco United management is excited to have sealed the K1.7 million shirt deal with pan-African bank Altasmara. The two parties unveiled the biggest shirt deal in the league on Thursday in a ceremony held at InterContinental Hotel in Lusaka. Also part of the deal includes a K50, 000 tie-in for Zesco United’s annual players’ awards.
Striker Lazarus Kambole had a dream debut for Chipolopolo at the 2018 CHAN tournament in Morocco. He scored the first and created the second in Zambia’s 3-1 Group B opener victory over Uganda in Marrakech. “It feels great although it was not easy,” Kambole said in a post-match interview in Marrakech. “Winning the first game
TO: ALL MEDIA HOUSES FROM: ZESCO UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB 5th January,2018 RE: “Zesco fall short of Club licensing” Reaction Zesco United FC wishes dismiss in strongest terms the story which ran in the Times of Zambia under the heading “Zesco fall short of Club licensing” authored by Sandra Mwila dated 5th January 2018 insinuating that
Tenant Chembo has unveiled his 2018 plan and team in readiness for the Champions league and the local league, which kicks off on 10th February 2018. Speaking to www.zescounitedfc.com in an interview at the Club secretariat, Chembo thanked Zesco Limited, the executive, the players and the supporters for the continued support in the 2017 season
Zesco United coach Tenant Chembo says they will not underrate their 2018 CAF Champions League preliminary stage opponents JKU of Zanzibar. The 2016 CAF Champions League semi-finalists will make their debut continental trip to Zanzibar in February to kickoff their quest for an unprecedented third group successive group stage appearance in CAF inter-club competition. “All
Zesco United will not defend their Barclays Cup title after losing 4-2 on post-match penalties to Napsa Stars following a 0-0 draw at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka. The defeat sees the record winners miss out on a great opportunity to clinch an unprecedented sixth Barclays Cup title. But most importantly, hopes of a 2017 double
Zesco United battle Napsa Stars on Saturday in the 2017 Barclays Cup semifinals at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka to stay on course to defend their title. This will be the two sides’ third meeting in the competition and they are pretty much even heading into their last four meeting. Napsa beat Zesco 1-0 in the
Zesco United CEO Justin Mumba says the team must retain the Barclays Cup as the first step towards archiving a double this season. Zesco face 2012 winners Napsa in the semifinals at Nkoloma Stadium this Saturday in Lusaka. Zega are chasing an unprecedented sixth Barclays Cup title in the midst of a tight race for
Zesco United have eight players away on duty during the October FIFA international match week for their respective national teams. Five of those players alone are with Zambia away in Nigeria to play a 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier in Uyo. Defenders Fackson Kapumbu and Simon Silwimba including midfielders Misheck Chaila, Kondwani Mtonga
Zesco United turn their attention to domestic Cup action on Wednesday when they kickoff their Barclays Cup title defence with a quarterfinal date away to Kitwe United at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe. The game comes just four days since Zesco were eliminated from the quarterfinal stage of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup by SuperSport United.
Zesco United captain and goalkeeper Jacob Banda has described the teams 2017 CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal exist as painful. Zesco drew 2-2 at home with South African opponents SuperSport United on September 23 at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola to exit on away goals rule via the same aggregate scoreline. “This is a painful exit
Zesco United battle to return to the top three on Tuesday when they host Lumwana Radiants in a Week 28 game at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The game come three days after Zesco drew 0-0 away in South Africa against SuperSport United in a 2017 CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal, first leg tie in Pretoria.
RE∶ SOUTH-AFRICA BOUND TEAM Zesco United Football Club will tomorrow Wednesday, 13th September travel to Pretoria, South-Africa for the CAF Confederation Cup Quarter final first leg against Supersport United FC. The Zlatko Krmpotic led technical bench has selected the following players to travel for the encounter∶ Goalkeepers Jacob Banda, Lameck Nyangu Defenders Ben Adama Banh,
Defender David Owino believes Saturday’s big clash against Zanaco will be the best test for Zesco United ahead on next weekend 2017 CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal away date against SuperSport United in Pretoria. Zesco visit the defending FAZ Super League champions in a Week 27 league match at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka. Fourth placed
After almost two months of absence due to a shoulder dislocation, striker Patrick Kongolo has resumed training. Team Doctor Stephen Mbewe told www.zescounitedfc.com that Kongolo started training fully with the week last week after a long absence. “Kongolo has resumed training after he recovered from a shoulder dislocation which also resulted in a hairline injury
CAF has assigned Gabonese referee to officiate next Friday′s CAF Confederation cup game between Supersport United and Zesco United in Pretoria, South-Africa. According to www.cafonline.com, Eric Castane will be assisted by Bukinabe, Seydou Tiama and Gabonese Theophile Vinga. The first leg of the quarter final will be played on 15th September at Lucas Moripe stadium
Zesco United made minor progress up the FAZ Super Division table on Wednesday when they were held 0-0 away by Power Dynamos. Zega move to 45 points from 23 games with two matches in hand following the draw in this rescheduled Week 13 match played at Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe. Goalkeeper Dieudonne Ntibahezwa was
Zesco United visit Power Dynamos on Wednesday at Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe to play a delayed Week 13 fixture. The Electricity derby comes just four days after Zesco bounced back to the top of the table after a 2-1 home win over Napsa Stars at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. That win saw Zesco
Zlatko Krmpotic says he will not rush the Burundi duo after they impressed for Zesco United in Sunday’s 2-1 home win over Napsa Stars at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Goalkeeper Dieudonne Ntibahezwa and midfielder Enock Sabamukama both started a against Napsa while the latter was substituted late in the match. Ntibahezwa and Sabamukama joined
Zesco United team Doctor Stephen Mbewe says Jesse Were and Jackson Mwanza are likely to feature in the Sunday fixture against NAPSA after responding positively to treatment. The two strikers both sustained ankle knocks during training on Monday. Mbewe said the two were looked at by the medical team and they resumed light training on
A lone goal from Diego Apanene saw Zesco relinquish the first position on the log to Lusaka Dynamos in a midweek week 23 encounter against Nkana at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium. Zesco who in the first half had a few chances with Ivorian defender Ben Adamah missing a penalty awarded after a handball by a Nkana
Zesco United opened the 40 point bracket at the top of the FAZ Super Division table on Sunday after a 1-0 away win over Nchanga Rangers at Konkola Stadium in Chililabombwe. The victory is a welcome development after losing 2-1 last Thursday at home against Lusaka Dynamos that saw Zesco suffer its third league defeat
Leaders Zesco United suffered a dent in the race for the 2017 title when they lost 2-1 to Lusaka Dynamos in a delayed Week 12 fixture at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The defeat was Zesco’s third of the campaign and second at home since losing 1-0 in the Ndola derby to Forest Rangers on
New signing Davies Kasirye is happy with his Zesco United debut but believes he can do better. The ex-DC Motema Pembe striker played his first match since joining Zesco in July in the Ndola clubs 1-0 away win over Lumwana Radiants on August 2 before the Ugandan was substituted in the 55th minute. “I wasn’t
Zesco United have moved into second place on the FAZ Super Division on Wednesday after a 1-0 away win over Lumwana Radiants. Maybin Kalengo scored his debut goal for the five-time champions in this rescheduled Week 9 patch played at Lumwana Grounds. Kalengo fired in the winner in the 88th minute off a pass from
Zesco United have been busy during the 2017 FAZ July and 2017 FIFA Summer transfer windows with players coming and leaving the club.Here is a breakdown of the in’s,out’s and news on prospective departures and targets -ARRIVALS: Zesco is pleased to announce the following arrivals: 1-Davis Kasirye: The Uganda striker arrives from DC Motema Pembe
Zesco United on Sunday moved into 5th place after a 1-0 away win over Konkola Blades at Nchanga Stadium in Chingola. The five-time champions win sees them continue on an upward projectile after collecting their third straight league win since they lost 1-0 at home in the Ndola derby against Forest Rangers on July 9.
Zesco United continued their onward match up the table after a 2-1 away victory over ailing Mighty Mufulira Wanderers.The five-time champions victory at Shinde was sweet revenge for the 1-0 loss they sustained at the same venue in their last visit at Shinde last November 20.Dave Daka and Jesse Were were on target in each
Defender Marcel Kalonda is out of action after suffering an injury in last Sunday’s league win at home over Green Eagles. Kalonda sustained a hamstring injury in the second half of the match that Zesco won 3-2 at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. “Marcel came for examination and treatment.He suffered a hamstring tear” Zesco team
Zlatko Krmpotic is glad his charges collected the three points despite Green Eagles threatening to rally against Zesco United in Sunday’s 3-2 home win in Ndola. The win saw Zesco bounce back from their 1-0 home loss in the Ndola derby to Forest Rangers on July 9. Zesco were leading 3-0 before the first
Dave Daka says Zesco United should not be discounted as prime contenders for the 2017 FAZ Super Division title. The five-time champions, who finished 2nd in 2016, are currently 8th on 23 points, eleven behind leaders Napsa Stars after 13 and 17 games played respectively. Zesco’s backlog has come about because of their 2017 CAF
Patrick Kongolo is set to miss the initial period in the second half of the 2017 season due to injury. The striker sustained a long-term injury during Zesco’s TOTAL 2017 CAF Confederation Cup Group C outing in Egypt on July 1 against Smouha. “Kongolo is out for two months with a shoulder injury he
Zesco United has concluded a deal with proffesional league side Al – Shabab FC of Saudi Arabia on the the transfer of Congolese striker Idris Mbombo. Club Media and Public Relations Officer Katebe Chengo confirmed to www.zescounitedfc.com that the transfer transfer agreement between the two clubs was concluded yesterday after almost two weeks of negotiations.
Five players have been summoned yo the senior National team by coach Wedson Nyirenda to be part of the squad that will play against Swaziland this week in a CHAN qualifier match. Striker Dave Daka, Midfielders Kondwani Mtonga, John Chingandu,Simon Silwimba and defender Fackson Kapumbu. The five flew to South-Africa yesterday aboard Airlink at 18
Zesco United will on Sunday 9th July host neighbors Forest Rangers in a week 16 fixture that was scheduled for Wednesday, 12th July. In a letter from FAZ addressed to the secretaries of the clubs and signed by acting General Secretary Katongo Kabungo, the game will be live on Supersport. Zesco were scheduled to play
For Immediate Release TO ∶ ALL MEDIA HOUSES FROM∶ ZESCO UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB 7th July,2017 RE∶ CANCELLATION OF CCC MATCH 149 This serves to inform our sponsors, fans and stakeholders that the CAF confederation Cup match 149 that was scheduled to be played on Sunday, 9th July, 2017 between Zesco United and Al
Zesco United on Wednesday made marginal headway up the FAZ Super Division log after a 1-1 away draw at newsboys Buildcon in a debut Ndola derby played at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium. Buildcon rallied to earn their first derby draw after Jesse Were had put Zesco 1-0 ahead in the 43rd minute. Were scored off a
To ∶ All Media Houses From ∶ Zesco United FC 26th June,2017 RE∶ EGYPT BOUND TEAM Zesco United will tomorrow Tuesday 27th June travel to Alexandria Egypt for the CAF Confederation Cup Group C match against Smouha SC. The Zlatko Krmpotic led technical bench has selected the following players to travel; Goalkeepers Jacob Banda,
Zesco United are back in the driving seat of Group C in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup after a 1-0 home win over CRD Libolo of Angola. The home win at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium Ndola propelled Zesco back to top spot where they now enjoy a two point lead after three rounds of matches played.
Zesco United assistant coach Tenant Chembo says they are ready to redeem themselves on Sunday in Group C of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup. Zesco host CRD Libolo of Angola at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on the back of a 1-0 away loss against group stage debutants Al Hilal Obied in Sudan on May
Team doctor Stephen Mbewe says midfielder John Ching′andu is a doubt for the CAF Confederation Cup fixture against Recreativo Di Libolo on Sunday. Chingandu sustained a strained hamstring on Sunday during the week 8 against ZANACO at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Mbewe said John is out of training although he is improving slowly and
Zesco United visit promoted City of Lusaka at Woodlands Stadium on Friday seeking a win that will see them go top of the log. Zesco and Lumwana Radiants are currently engaged in a musical chairs at the top of the table that has see the lead change hands twice between the two sides. Lumwana lead
Zlatko Krmpotic is delighted to see Zesco start in command of Group C in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup at the end of match-day-one but says they Zesco must now guard their leadership. Zesco stay top of Group C on 3 points tied with CRD Libolo of Angola following similar 1-0 home wins over Smouha