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 

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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 

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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. 

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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 

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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. 

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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, 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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Zesco held at Power

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  

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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 

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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  

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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 

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Zesco lose to Nkana

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 

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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  

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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 

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Zesco rise 2nd place

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 

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Zesco moves to fifth

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. 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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  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 

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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. 

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Five get CHAN Call up

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 

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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 

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 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 

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Local derby draw

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 

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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, 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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Zesco United made a bright to their 2017 CAF Confederation Cup Group C campaign after a 1-0 home win over Smouha on Saturday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The win lifted Zesco to the top of Group C for at least 24 hours ahead of hosts CRD Libolo and Sudanese side Al Hilal Obeid’s 

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Zesco United chase a winning start to their 2017 CAF Confederation Cup pool stage campaign on Saturday when they host Smouha of Egypt in the two sides opening  Group C match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Zesco will be gunning for another fruitful start against an Egyptian opponent following last years 3-2 momentous win 

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Zesco United on Wednesday made a great escape act to steal a dramatic 2-2 home draw with Green Buffaloes at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The point saw Zesco bounce back from last weekend’s 1-0 away loss at Napsa Stars  in what was their first competitive loss in 2017. However, Zesco’s revival wasn’t that straightforward 

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Zesco United battle for redemption at home this Wednesday when they host 5th  positioned Green Buffaloes in a scheduled Week 6 fixture at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The game comes four days after Zesco sustained their first league defeat of the 2017 season when Napsa Stars beat them 1-0 away in Lusaka. That loss 

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Records tumbled on Saturday as Zesco United lost for the first time this season following a 1-0 away league defeat at the hands of Napsa Stars at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka. The five-time champion’s loss saw them suffer their first league loss of the season after five games played. But key in the whole 

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Zlatko Krmpotic has demanded his  charges redeem themselves against Green Buffaloes on Wednesday. This is after Saturday’s  1-0 away loss at Napsa Stars that saw them slump to their first league defeat of the 2017 season. The defeat comes seven days before Zesco resume their 2017 CAF Confederation Cup engagements with a Group C opening 

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Zlatko Krmpotic says they will take a serious post-mortem of Sunday’s away draw against Nkana to ensure their is no repeat of the wasted opportunity to get maximum points. Zesco United on April 30 blew away a 2-0 lead at Nkana to  finish 2-2 with the 12-time champions at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe. “Maybe we 

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Zesco held at Nkana

Zesco United finished 2-2 away at Nkana on Sunday to see an end to their hundred percent start to the 2017 FAZ Super Division season in a Week 4 game played at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe. Unbeaten Zesco were hoping to complete a league and cup double over Nkana in a space of 28 days 

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ZK happy with draw

Zlatko Krmpotic says the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup Group C draws are fair. Zesco will face CRD Libolo of Angola, 2014 Egyptian league runners-up Smouha and new comes Al Hilal Obeid of Sudan in Group C. “In the group stage you don’t have small teams but Smouha is the best of three teams in our 

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Zesco United are the new leaders of the 2017 FAZ Super Division following a 1-0 away win over the ‘Sweet Boys’ Nakambala Leopards in Mazabuka. Zlatko Krmpotic’s side moved two points clear on 9 points, rising from second place to exchange places with Lumwana Radiants. However, Nakambala made a flying start led by their livewire 

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CCC draws on today

CAF Confederation Cup group stage draws are on today at 12:00 hours. This year there will be four groups to be chosen from only two pots. Clubs placed in pot 1 will not meet each other in this stage. The rest of the 12 Clubs have been placed in POT 2 which means that all 

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Zesco United eye top spot on Wednesday when they visit the Sweet Boys Nakambala Leopards in Mazabuka. Second placed Zesco have 6 points and in red hot form after scoring six goals and conceding one goal in their opening two league games of the 2017 season. Victory will send Zesco two points clear and see 

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