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
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
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
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
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
Zesco United will this week miss from the Zambia Super League scene following the postponement of the week 14 home match against Green Buffaloes. Club administrative officer Frank Chitambala told www.zescounitedfc.com that the postponement has come as a result of the five players that are out of the country due to commitments to their various
Four foreign imports will be on 2017 Africa Cup qualifying duty for their respective national teams this weekend. Defender David Owino, midfielder Anthony Akumu and striker Jesse Were have been summoned by Kenya for this weekend’s penultimate Group E qualifier against Congo-Brazzaville. That match will be played on Sunday in Nairobi but Kenya are out of the race although
Assistant coach Tenant Chembo says Zesco United is ready to prove they can match the best in Group A of the 2016 CAF Champions League. Zesco is among illustrious company in Group A that also includes 1998 champions ASEC Mimosa of Cote d’Ivoire and Wydad Casablanca of Morocco who won the title in 1992. Topping
Zesco United will host record eight-time champions Al Ahly of Egypt in their opening Group A match of the 2016 CAF Champions League. George Lwandamina’s side has been drawn against Al Ahly, 1992 champions Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and 1998 winners ASEC Mimosa of Cote d’Ivoire. Zesco will host Al Ahly on match-day-one on June
George Lwandamina has described Sunday’s Week 12 draw against Zesco United’s title contenders Zanaco as a fair result. Zesco and Zanaco played out to a thrilling 1-1 contest at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola to maintain the status quo in the FAZ Super Division top three. The 25th meeting between the two sides since Zesco
Zesco United and Zanaco could not be separated in their big top three showdown on Sunday in the match of the week at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium that finished 1-1. This Week 12 fixture pitted defending FAZ Super Division champions Zesco and 2015 runners-up Zanaco in a riveting contest in Ndola. The first half produced some
Zesco United seek revenge on Sunday when they host Zanaco in a top three showdown at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The match will pit the 2015 champions Zesco against Zanaco who finished runners-up last term who are currently second and third on 21 and 20 points respectively. Zesco will be aiming to put a wrong right
George Lwandamina has congratulated his charge for coming through with the three points in Wednesday’s win over 11th positioned Nchanga Rangers to end their four-match drought. Defending FAZ Super division champions Zesco United bounced back with a 2-0 away victory over Nchanga at Nchanga Stadium in Chingola. The win was Zesco’s first since their 5-0 home victory
FAZ Super Division champions Zesco United breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday when they picked up a 2-0 away victory over Nchanga Rangers at Nchanga Stadium in Chingola. Zesco triumph ended a four-match winless draught that saw them garner three draws and a defeat and traced their last league victory prior to Wednesday to
WEEK 11 Lineup againt Nchanga Rangers Brown Nyirenda 16 Shemmy Mayembe 07 Ayo Oluwafemi 03 Ben Adama Banh 04 Kondwani Mtonga 18 Chaila Misheck 13 Lazarous Kambole 10 Anthony Akumu Agaye
Zesco United hit the road on Wednesday when they visit Nchanga Rangers at Nchanga Stadium in Chingola in a scheduled 2016 MTN/FAZ Super Division Week 11 fixture. The defending champions head to Nchanga in the midst of a four-match winless draught. Zesco has picked up just three points from their last four games since beating
Contrary to media reports suggesting that captain and goalkeeper has a heart condition,Zesco United Chief Executive Officer Justin Mumba says there is no wrong in resting a player. Like in any team,rotation is cardinal especially when a team has an important engagement as continental games and a players absence should not suggest any medical condition.
Defender Ben Adama is honoured to have been given the opportunity to captain Zesco United. The Cote d’Ivoire-born player made his skipper debut for the defending FAZ Super Division champions on Sunday in place of the absent Jacob Banda in the teams’ 0-0 home draw with promoted Lusaka Tigers at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.
Zesco United’s winless draught continued this weekend when they were held to a scoreless home draw by promoted Lusaka Tigers on Sunday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The result, though, was a step forward after last Wednesdays 1-0 away loss to Forest Rangers at the same venue in the Ndola derby that saw Zesco
Striker Jackson Mwanza will miss this weekends FAZ Super Division home game against Lusaka Tigers at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium while his attacking partner Idris Mbombo is hoping to make the cut for the game. Mwanza has been ruled out of the Week 10 fixture after sustaining a knee injury in last Wednesday’s 1-0 away loss
The group stage of the annual CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup competitions will increase from eight clubs to 16 from 2017, it was announced on Wednesday. Caf president Issa Hayatou told a meeting of officials from the African football governing body in Mexico City that the new format will feature four four-club mini-leagues.
George Lwandamina says Wednesdays draw against promoted Lumwana Radiants is a positive result. A stubborn Lumwana rallied from one-down to finish 1-1 away againts Zesco at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola to end the defending FAZ Super Division champions 100 per cent start to the 2016 campaign. The draw came just five days after Zesco
George Lwandamina says the road to defending their FAZ Super Division title is a long one despite their bright start to the 2016 campaign. Zesco United are undefeated in their opening five matches on maximum 15 points and lie in second place with two games in hand. The five-time champions are also four points behind
Zesco United Football Club Chief Executive Officer Justin Mumba this morning met with staff from Mary Begg Community Hospital to partner in raising funds for a two year old boy to seek medical attention abroad. Maxine Ash the Mary Begg CEO explained that Mapalo who suffers from a rare illness known as Fanconi Anaemia needs
Zesco United have set another continental milestone for Zambian football with qualification to the 2016 CAF Champions League. The six-time champions beat 10-man Stade Malien of Mali 2-1 on Tuesday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola to advance 5-2 on aggregate. Zesco are now the first Zambian club to qualify for two group stage campaigns
Zesco United is pleased to announce that they have a new chairman following the appointment of Webster Musonda to head the five-time FAZ Super Division champions. Musonda, Zesco Limited’s Director Projects, takes over from Kenneth Muteto who retired and subsquently resigned from the position last year. “He has taken over from Kenneth Muteto who retired