Jesse Were has described his first season at Zesco United as satisfactory but added that he is looking forward to more productive 2017 campaign after the club failed to retain the FAZ Super Division title. The Kenyan international striker joined Zesco at the start of 2016 from Nairobi club Tusker and enjoyed a prolific run 

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Zesco United CEO Justin Mumba says making the 2016 CAF Team of the Year Awards final shortlist shows they are among Africa’s best. Zesco is vying for this years top club honour alongside 2016 CAF Champions League winners Mamelodi sundowns of South Africa and runners-up Zamalek from Egypt. 2016 CAF Confederation Cup champions TP  Mazembe 

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Zesco United coach Tenant Chembo says it is massive relief to consolidate their second place finish in the 2016 FAZ Super Division season. Zesco beat new boys Lumwana Radiants 2-0 away on Saturday to pip Nkana to the number two spot and secure that coveted 2017 CAF Confederation Cup  slot. The outgoing champions and Nkana 

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Zesco United secured their 2017  continental ticket on Saturday after a 2-0 away win over new boys  Lumwana Radiants in Lumwana. The outgoing champions victory sees them seal second position with an unassailable 72 points, two more than Nkana who finished third after a 1-0 away win over Forest Rangers at the Trade Fair Grounds 

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Zesco United will make a quick trip to face Lumwana Radiants on Saturday in an early afternoon kickoff when they fly in and out for their crucial final league match of the 2016 season. The outgoing champions will leave Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport in Ndola at 10h30 for a one hour flight to Lumwana. 

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Outgoing champions Zesco United  have a big date with destiny this Saturday when they visit Lumwana Radiants in search of a precious away win that will see them finish second. Zesco ahead into their final game of the season in second place on 69 points, two more than third placed Nkana who are also away 

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Zesco United grafted to a crucial home victory on Sunday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola to move within one point of Nkana in the race for second place. The outgoing champions beat Nakambala Leopards 1-0 in their final home game of the season to keep their 2017 CAF Confederation Cup dreams alive. Third placed 

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Tenant Chembo has told his charges that humility is key as the race for second place heats up with Nkana. Third placed Zesco beat Napsa Stars 1-0 on November 30 to move within four points of second positioned Nkana. Zesco and Nkana have 63 and 67 points with three and one games left to play 

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Zesco United closed in on second placed Nkana after a 1-0 home win over Napsa Stars at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on Wednesday. The victory came just four days after Zesco made up for relinquishing the FAZ Super Division title by beating their successors Zanaco 1-0 in the 2016 Barclays Cup final in Lusaka. 

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Zesco United beat Kabwe Warriors 2-0 at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on Wednesday but it was not enough for them to retain the FAZ Super Division title for a third straight time. Third placed Zesco relinquished the crown to leaders Zanaco who won 2-1 away at Napsa on on the same date to amass 

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Zesco United resume their battle for a top two finish on Wednesday when they host Kabwe Warriors at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The match comes just four days after Zesco’s ambitions for a third straight league title were dimmed when they lost 1-0 away to Mufulira Wanderers on November 20. That result handed leaders 

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Jesse Were and Misheck Chaila have dispelled Tanzanian and local media reports linking them to Tanzanian club Yanga. The duo addressed the media this Levy Mwanawasa Stadium after training. “Am happy at Zesco and i have an obligation to fulfill my contract until the end of next season.No club has approached Zesco for my services 

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Mighty halt Zesco

Zesco United’s title defence suffered a setback on Sunday after losing 1-0 away to Mighty Mufulira Wanderers at Shinde Stadium in Mufulira. The defending champions’ fourth league defeat of the season leaves them stuck on 57 points and twelve points behind leaders Zanaco with five and four games left to play respectively on what is 

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  Sunday 20th November                       Mufulira Wanderers Vs  Zesco United Wednesday 23rd November                 Zesco United Vs Kabwe Warriors Saturday 26th Barclays Cup Final        Zanaco Vs Zesco United Wednesday 30th November                 Zesco United Vs Napsa Stars Saturday 3rd December                       Zesco United Vs Nakambala Leopards Wednesday 7th December                   Nakambala Vs Zesco United Saturday 10th December                     Lumwana Radiants Vs Zesco United  

Tenant Chembo have praised his charges for showing character after a tough last four days for the club. Zesco on Wednesday rebounded with a 3-2 home win over Nchanga Rangers at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The win came in the wake of coach George Lwandamina’s resignation on November 7 and the 3-2 home defeat 

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Zesco United bounced back after a difficult last four days to beat Nchanga Rangers 3-1 to collect their first league win in four games. The home victory at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola this rescheduled Week 28 fixture came on the back of coach George Lwandamina’s sudden resignation on November 7 and the team’s 3-2 

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By Rodwell Bwezani Mbewe The purposed ZESCO UNITED decline after George Lwandamina departure is  not inevitable if you see what ZESCO has done from 2004. They always seem to know what to do even when exchanging titles with ZANACO. George won the 2014 and the 2015 league title with ZESCO and he was gunning for 

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Zesco United midfielder Clatous Chama is expected to issue a statement on Friday afternoon over his move to Egyptian team Ittihad Alexandria when he returns from the Country. Chama who was given three days off work to travel to meet the Alexandria based club to discuss personal terms is expected to be back on Thursday 

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Jackson still out

Striker Jackson Mwanza has been ruled out of the week 32 encounter against Nkana due to injury. According to the weekly team medical report availed by the team doctor Stephen Mbewe to www.zescounitedfc.com Mwanza injured hi ankle during the midweek fixture against Lusaka Dynamos on 19th October at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium. Mbewe said the in 

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The Football association of Zambia has postponed the week 32 game between Zesco United and Nkana FC from Wednesday 2nd November to sunday 6th November 2016. In a mail written to clubs by FAZ, the postponement is due to the the live broadcast by Supersport. The game will be played after the early kick off 

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Zesco United striker, Idris Mbombo says the time for mourning over the CAF champions league eviction is over and its time to start working on defending the league title. The Congolese on loan striker from Kabwe warriors who is the CAF champions league top scorer told www.zescounitedfc.com that the focus has shifted to defending the 

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Zesco will this Wednesday return to local league football as they face Lusaka Dynamos in a rescheduled week 29 FAZ/MTN fixture. Zesco who have been off the local scene due to the just ended journey in the  CAF champions league and have eight unplayed games on the local scene . The Ndola outfit will meet 

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Zesco United and Konkola Blades’ delayed 2016 Barclays Cup quarterfinal match has been shifted from Lusaka to Kitwe. The match was scheduled to be played at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka on October 2. However, after consultations with the Football Association of Zambia, Zesco and Blades, the match will now be played at Arthur Davies Stadium 

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George Lwandamina has described Zesco United’s 2016 CAF Champions League campaign as a good race that has unfortunately come to an end. Zesco lost 2-0 away to Mamelodi Sundowns in the semifinal, last leg game on Saturday evening in Pretoria to bow out 3-2 on aggregate. The campaign was a milestone for a Zambian club 

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To ∶ All Media Houses From ∶ Zesco United FC 20th September,2016   RE∶ SOUTH-AFRICA BOUND TEAM Zesco United will tomorrow travel to Pretoria, South-Africa for the second leg of the 2016 CAF Champions league Semi-final against Mamelodi Sundowns. The George Lwandamina led technical bench has selected the following players to travel; Goalkeepers Jacob Banda, 

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we shall rise- Kekana

MAMELODI Sundowns skipper Hlompho Kekana is confident the ‘Brazilians’ will beat Zesco United and reach the CAF Champions League final. Zesco beat Sundowns 2-1 in the semi-final first leg at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola last Saturday. Kekana told Kickoff that Sundowns have an advantage going into Saturday’s return leg at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria. “We are 

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Zesco stun Sundowns

Zesco United took a vital step towards reaching their debut 2016 CAF Champions League final after a 2-1 home win over Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday in a semifinal first leg match played at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. This was Sundowns fourth away loss in the competition after defeats at Chicken Inn, AS Vita and 

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History beckons for Zesco United when they hosts Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa on Saturday in a 2016 CAF Champions League semifinal, first leg match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Zesco are banking on home advantage this weekend to take favourable result into next weekend’s final leg as they bid to become the first 

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Sundowns wary of Zesco

Pitso Mosimane says Mamelodi Sundowns will do their best to get a favorable away result against a well-rested Zesco United  as they prepare to play their third game in seven days. Sundowsn face Zesco in a semifinal first leg match in the 2016 CAF Champions League on September 17 in Ndola. The match comes just 

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Zesco United Football Club Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Justin Mumba says the release of Head Coach George Lwandamina has been respected and welcomed by the Club. Commenting on the decision by the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to release Lwandamina from the position of National Team coach, Mumba said the club will respect the decision 

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George Lwandamina says Zesco United’s winless record in friendlies against Mamelodi Sundowns heading into the two teams’ debut competitive meeting this weekend. After meeting in three friendly’s, Zesco and Sundowns clash in the semifinals of the 2016 CAF Champions League with the first leg set for Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on September 17. Sundowns 

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It is an all-geographical affair for the semis line-up in the journey to the US$1.5 million prize money and the ticket to represent Africa at the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. Five-time winners, Zamalek of Egypt will face Moroccan giants Wydad Athletic Club for a place in the final against the winner of the 

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Zesco United beat Forest Rangers on Thursday avenged their early season Ndola derby defeat at the hands of Forest Rangers and rise to fourth place. The defending  FAZ Super Division champions beat Forest 1-0 at Levy Mwanawasa to avenge their first leg loss by the same margin, at the same venue on May 11. Forest 

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CAF have named officials from three different countries to officiate at next weekends CAF champions league Semi finals first leg between Zesco United and Mamelodi Sundowns. The match will be officiated by Hamada El Moussa Nampiandraza from Mozambique who will be assisted by Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos from Angola and Theogene Ngungijimana from Rwanda. The 

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Zesco United will this Thursday square it off with town rivals Forest Rangers in a rescheduled week 22 fixture. Still bitter from the week 11 game only loss  recorded this season, Zesco will not want to drop any points because they have to catch up with the outstanding games owing to the continental commitment. Zesco 

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A number of players have this week found themselves in the doctors medical files dues to a number of injuries. According to a medical report released by Team Manager Mabvuto Banda to www.zescounitedfc.com seven players are curently receiving medical attention from the medical team. “Jackson Mwanza  – Hamstring – he was on medication and started 

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The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) says Zesco United’s debut semifinal qualification to the 2016 CAF Champions League will raise the profile of the local league. Zesco advanced to the last four with a match to spare heading into Wednesdays 1-1 home draw with Wydad Casablanca of Morocco to substantially finish second behind the latter 

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Zesco host Wydad Casablanca of Morocco this afternoon in the deciding battle for top spot in Group A of the 2016 CAF Champions League at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Wydad and Zesco lie first and second in Group A with 10 and 8 points respectively and have both qualified to the semifinals with a 

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Cletus Chama is suspended for Wednesday’s top two 2016 CAF Champions League Group A decider against Wydad Casablanca of Morocco. The midfielder will miss the final Group A match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium. Chama accrued his cautions on June 29 in Zesco’s 2-0 away loss to Wydad and in the 2-2 draw on the road 

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Three Zesco United players have been called to the Under 20 Zambia National soccer team for preparations for the African Youth Championships. Goalkeeper Samsom Banda, Defender Shemmy Mayembe and midfielder Kasashi Lupiya yesterday joined their colleagues in camp at Lusaka′s Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) The three youngsters who has been  all were registered this 

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Win over Power

Zesco United assistant coach Tenant Chembo says 4-0  win over Kitwe side Power Dynamos is a morale booster ahead of next Wednesdays CAF Champions league game against Wydad Casablanca. Chembo told www.zescounitedfc.com that much as the team has sailed through to the champions league Semis,the Wednesday game is a must and will be treated as 

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Zesco United return to league action for the first time in over a month when they host Power Dynamos in the final installment of the two sides Copperbelt derby in Ndola. The defending champions last tasted FAZ Super Division action on July 12 when they drew 1-1 at home with Mufulira Wanderers at Levy Mwanawasa 

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Zesco United Chief  Executive Officer  Justin Mumba says the qualification of Zesco United to the CAF Champions league semi finals means more hard work for the entire Zesco United members. Zesco who play Wydad Athletic Casablanca on Morocco on Wednesday have been tipped by a number of soccer analysts to reach the final of the 

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Week 20 fixture on

Zesco United will this Thursday play their week 20 rescheduled fixture against Power Dynamos at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium at 15 30. The game which could not take place on the original fixture day due to Zesco Commitments will be one of the five games in hand that the CAF Champions league Semi-Finalists have. The gate 

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Gabonese-import Fabrice Ondama scored a late winner to help Wydad Athletic Club to a 2-1 win over ASEC Mimosas on Sunday in Rabat and seal their place at the semis together with Zambia’s Zesco United. Victory for the Casablanca-based club took their tally to 10 points and top spot of Group A, two more than 

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