Zesco smell semis

Zesco united are on the brink of qualifying to the 2016 CAF champions league semi final after holding record time winners Al Ahly to a 2 all draw in Egypt. Zesco have now moved to the top of the table on 8 points while Wydad are on 7. The Jesse Were brace means Zesco are 

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Zesco United line Up 1. Jacob Banda 3. Ayo Oluwafemi 4. Ben Adama Nanh 6. Simon Silwimba 11. John Chingandu 13. Misheck Chaila 14. Jackson Mwanza 15. David Owino Odhiambo 17. Clatous Chota Chama 18. Kondwani Mtonga 25. Jesse Jackson Were Substitutes 7. Shemmy Mayembe 8. Maybin Mwaba 10 Lazarous Kambole 20. Idris Mbombo 21, 

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Zesco United players have been declared ready and fit for this evenings decider match against Al Ahly in Suez,Egypt. In an interview from Egypt,Zesco United Chief Executive Officer Justin Mumba told www.zescounitedfc.com that the morale in camp is high and taht all players are fine and free from injury or illness. “ The mood in 

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To ∶ All Media Houses From ∶ Zesco United FC 8th August , 2016   RE∶ EGYPT BOUND TEAM Zesco United will tomorrow travel to Cairo, Egypt for the fifth round of the 2016 CAF Champions league against Al Ahly Sporting Club. The George Lwandamina led technical bench has selected the following players to travel; 

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Midfielder Mwape Mwelwa will miss Fridays CAF champions league round five of the group stage due to suspension. Team manager Mabvuto Banda told www.zescounitedfc.com in an interview  that Mwelwa got his first yellow card in the pre-group stage match against Stade Malien at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in April and the second in the fourth game 

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Defender Bornwell Silengo is excited about returning to full time training after a year of injury. Silengo told www.zescounitedfc.com that he is fighting hard for a place in the first team after suffering a knee injury in the 2015 edition of the champions league. The left back who was taken to India for an operation 

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Happy birthday GL

The management and staff of Zesco United would like to wish head coach a happy 53rd birthday and many more happy returns.

Zesco United players Daut Musekwa and Jackson Mwanza are happy to be part of the CAF eleven team for the fourth round of the champions league matched played last week. Speaking to www.zescounitedfc.com Musekwa said its is exciting to be recognized as one of the best players in the fourth round despite missing some games 

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Zesco United will switch camp to Lusaka this weekend for final preparations for their 2016 CAF Champions League Group A final leg away clash against ASEC Mimosa. George Lwandamina’s side will train in Lusaka on an artificial pitch to adopt to the playing surface conditions of the match venue in Abidjan against ASEC on July 

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CAF has assigned Cameroonian referees to officials to officiate in the Chamoions league game 111 between Al Ahly and Zesco United to be played on Friday ,12 th August 2016 in Suez,Egypt. According to cafonline.com  the match will be handled by Alioum Alioum who will be assisted by Elvis Nguegove,Evarist Menkkounde and Mandeg Jerome while 

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Jacob elated by return

Goalkeeper Jacob Banda is excited to have marked his Zesco United return with a win. The Zesco number one returned from a one month medical sabbatical on Saturday to start in the teams’ 3-1 home win over ASEC Mimosa of Cote d’Ivoire in a 2016 CAF Champions League Group A match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium 

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Zesco United on Saturday returned to the top two in Group A of the 2016 CAF Champions League following a 3-1 home win over ASEC Mimosa of Cote d’Ivoire at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The victory came a fortnight after Zesco lost on match-day-two in Rabat when Wydad Casablanca beat them 2-0 to drop 

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Zesco United are looking to rebound at home on Saturday when they battle ASEC Mimosa of Cote d’Ivoire in a clash for second place in Group A of the 2016 CAF Champions League at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. George Lwandamina’s side return to Group A action after suffering their first loss of the league 

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Zesco united will tomorrow start selling tickets for weekends CAF Champions league Group A game against Asec Mimosa of Ivory Coast. Club marketing officer Fusya Bweupe told www.zescounitedfc.com that the tickets will go on sale on Friday at the club secretariat (38 K and Kafubu mall. She said the charges will be VIP K100, west 

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Zescos opponents in the last game of the first leg of the CAF champions league Asec Mimosas of Ivory coast have arrived in Ndola ahead of the match And Mimosas coach Traore Siaka says although Zesco is a good team,he has come here to collect maximum points. I know Zesco is a good team because 

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George Lwandamina says their is no cause to panic despite picking up five out of a possible nine points in their last three rescheduled games. Zesco United drew 1-1 with Mighty Mufulira Wanderers at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola in a rescheduled Week 16 fixture to pick up their second successive draw just three days 

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Zesco United rallied to overcame a plucky Mighty Mufulira Wanderers on Tuesday afternoon at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola to draw 1-1 at home in a rescheduled Week 15 game. The match was Zesco’s final league engagement before hosting ASEC Mimosa of Cote d’Ivoire on July 16 in a 2016 CAF Champions League Group A 

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Zesco face Mighty test

Zesco United host Mighty Mufulira Wanderers on Tuesday hoping to move within five points of leaders Zanaco. The defending FAZ Super Division champions take on Mighty in a rescheduled Week 16 match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. This will be Zesco’s third straight rescheduled home match over the last week following a 2-0 win 

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Zesco held by GBFC

Ten-man Zesco United were held to a 1-1 home draw by Green Buffaloes in a rescheduled Week 14 fixture at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The result denied Zesco an opportunity to move within six points of leaders Zanaco on 32 and 40 points from 15 and 17 matches played respectively. Zesco took a 1-0 

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Zesco United are hoping to move within six points of leaders Zanaco on Saturday when they play Green Buffaloes this Saturday. The defending FAZ Super Division champions hosts 5th placed Buffaloes in a rescheduled Week 14 match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Second positioned Zesco have 31 points, tied with third placed Nkana while 

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Jacob cleared to play

Zesco United captain Jacob Banda has been cleared by the Ndola Central Hospital Cardiac department in the latest ECG test conducted. Team doctor Stephen Mbewe said Banda will be incorporated in the team’s training program next week. He said the medical report stated that no cardio abnormalities had been detected in the player. ‘The last 

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George Lwandamina has lauded his charges for putting up an efficient display in Wednesday’s win over Red Arrows in a rescheduled FAZ Super Division Week 4 game at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Zesco United overcame jet-lag and some rust from the Heroes and Unity holiday weekend when they beat Arrows 2-0 to reclaim second 

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Zesco United on Wednesday shifted into second place on the FAZ Super Division table following a 2-0 home win over Red Arrows in a rescheduled Week  4 match. The victory was Zesco’s third on the trot over Arrows following back-to-back league wins over the Air Men from Lusaka in the 2015 season. Goals from Jackson 

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Zesco host Red Arrows

Zesco United eye second position on Wednesday they hosts Red Arrows in a rescheduled Week 4 match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The defending FAZ Super Division champions turn their focus back onto domestic affairs exactly seven days after losing 2-0 away to Wydad Casablanca in a Group A fixture on match-day-two of the 

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George Lwandamina is disappointed to have suffered his first Group A loss in 2016 CAF Champions but added that the battle was still a long way from over. Zesco United lost 2-0 on Thursday morning in Rabat away to Wydad Casablanca to drop from first to third place in Group A while the Moroccans moved 

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Zesco lose to Wydad

Zesco United sustained their first 2016 CAF Champions League Group A defeat after losing to Wydad Casablanca on Tuesday evening away in Rabat. The Zambian champions lost 2-0 at Stade Prince Moulay Abdellah to fall from 1st to 3rd place in Group A at the end of match-day two  of this years league phase of 

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Zesco United battle homeside Wydad Casablanca of Morocco for top spot in Group A in the 2016 CAF Champions League when they meet on Wednesday night in Rabat. The two sides cross swords in the clash for the number one spot in Group A. Zesco currently lead Group A on 3 points, tied with the 

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Zesco United management is not pleased with the mind games employed by Wydad Casablanca in the buildup to Wednesday evenings 2016 CAF Champions League Group A clash in Rabat. Zesco struggled to find a grass pitch to train on Monday after Wydad insisted they could only avail the visitors an artificial pitch to train on. 

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Zesco United finally held its first full training session in Rabat on Monday night ahead of Wednesday’s evenings 2016 CAF Champions League Group A away cash against Wydad Casablanca. It was the first time the team trained on natural grass in conformity with conditions of Wednesday’s match at Stade Prince Moulay Abdallah in Rabat. Zesco 

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George Lwamdamina is delighted to have striker Jesse Were and defender Ben Banh back from suspension. The duo missed Zesco’s opening Group A match against Al Ahly that Lwandamina’s team won 3-2 at home on June 18 in Ndola after accruing two yellow cards each in the knockout rounds. Were scored two goals in the 

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Zesco United are settling down in Rabat after jetting into Morocco on Sunday afternoon ahead of match-day-two of their 2016 CAF Champions League Group A clash against Wydad Casablanca. The match will kickoff at mid-night Zambian time on June 29 Stade Prince Moulay Abdallah in Rabat. George Lwandamina’s team traveled in two batches after they 

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George Lwandamina has stated that Zesco United is making promising progress in their defence of the FAZ Super Division title at the half-way point of the 2016 season. Zesco beat second from bottom Lusaka Dynamos 2-0 on Wednesday to reclaim second place on 28 points and move within six points of leaders Zanaco. The victory 

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Zesco mourns Sakala

Zesco United General secretary Justin Mumba has described the death of Safety and Security Officer Moffat Sakala as a great loss to the club. Mumba said Sakala played an instrumental role in the development of the team when he served  as vice chairman for the club in 2006 and committee member from 2007 to 2010. 

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George Lwandamina has warned that every team in Group A will double-up against Zesco United following Saturday’s stunning home victory over Al Ahly. Zesco downed the record eight-time champions  3-2 at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola to catapult to the summit of Group A on 3 points at the end of match-day-one of the 2016 

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Zesco leads group A

Zesco United have shot to the top of Group A at the end of match day one of the 2016 CAF Champions League group phase. George Lwandamina’s slayed  record eight-time African champions Al Ahly 3-2 on Saturday at home in Ndola at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium to pick up their first win over the Egyptian from three meetings. John 

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George Lwandmina has named his starting XI for this afternoons 2016 CAF Champions League Group A opener against Al Ahly.   ZESCO UNITED: 28-Lameck Nyangu (GK), 7-Shemmy Mayembe, 3-Ayo Oluwafemi, 18-Kondwani Mtonga, 15-David Odihambo Owino, 13-Misheck Chaila,17-Cletus Chota Chama, 26-Anthony Agay Akumu, 14-Jackson Mwanza, 22-Mwape Mwelwa, 11-John Chingandu Sub: 16-Brown Nyirenda (GK), 24-Mathews Nkhowani, 2-Bernard 

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Zesco United take on Al Ahly at home on Saturday in the two sides’ opening Group A match of the 2016 CAF Champions League at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The meeting will  be the two sides second in the competition after their previous encounter in the 2011 edition at the last 16 stage. Zesco held Al 

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Striker Idris Mbombo will miss Saturday’s 2016 CAF Champions League  Group A opener at home against Al Ahly of Egypt. Mbombo, who sat out Thursday training at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola, will miss the match suffering from a back problem. “Mbombo is still undergoing physio but he is responding well to treatment and we thought that 

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named the match officials for this weekend’s  2016 CAF Champions League Group A opener against Al Ahly at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on June 18. All four referees will come from East Africa. Davies Ogenche Omweno of Kenya is the match referee while compatriot’s Gilbert Cheruiyot is the second assistant 

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Zesco United have suffered a setback ahead of Saturday’s big  2016 CAF  Champions League Group stage kickoff with suspensions to two key players. The FAZ Super Division champions will be without striker Jesse Were including defender and captain Ben Banh for the teams’ Group A opener against Al Ahly of Egypt at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Were and Banh will 

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Line up against Nkana

The line up against Nkana FULL NAME NYANGU LAMECK MAYEMBE SHEMMY OLUWAFEMI AYO BANH BEN ADAMA ODHIAMBO OWINO DAVID CHAILA MISHECK CHAMA CHOTA CLATOUS AGAY ANTHONY AKUMU IDRIS MBOMBO WERE JESSE JACKSON CHING’ANDU JOHN  Substituition Bench BROWN NYIRENDA MWAPE MWELWA MUSEKWA DAUT MWABA MAYBIN MWANZA JACKSON MTONGA KONDWANI SILWIMBA SIMON Technical Bench LWANDAMINA GEORGE CHEMBO 

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Striker Jesse Were says he is itching for his debut Kopala derby when Zesco United visit Nkana on Sunday in Kitwe in a FAZ Super Division Week 15 fixture. Defending champions Zesco are unbeaten against the record 12-time league winners since the Ndola’s side was promoted in 2004. Six points separate 3rd placed Zesco from leaders Nkana 

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The much looked forward to game in the Zambia Super league calendar is finally here, Nkana will this Sunday host Zesco United in a mouthwatering week 15 fixture at the Nkana stadium in Kitwe. Come watch the electricity boys and the wusakile boys battle for supremacy in this fixture.    

Striker Humphey Maseneko  is delighted to be back in full contact training following his recent recovery from a long-term injury. Maseneko has been out of action since 2015 after fracturing his right Fibula in Zesco United’s 4-0 home win over Lusaka Dynamos in  Week 15 fixture at home in Ndola on June 27. The striker resumed full training 

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