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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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GL lauds rebound

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 

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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 

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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 

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Jacob is fine – CEO

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. 

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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 

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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 

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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. 

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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 

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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 

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Help Save Mapalo

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 

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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 

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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 

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