Nkoloma to host ABSA Cup semi-finals
The 2019 Absa Cup semi-final matches will be staged at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka on Saturday, 15th June. The top two teams from each of the premier league streams qualified to participate in the first ever ABSA Cup tournament.
It is important to note that this year‘s format is an abridged version due to the transition of the league that the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is aligning with the international calendar.
In the first match Ndola based Super League sides Buildcon and Zesco United will face off in a Ndola Derby at 12:30hrs while the second match features Choma based side Green Eagles take on 2017 Champions Zanaco Football Club.
Commenting on the upcoming matches, Barclays Bank Zambia Plc Head of Marketing and Corporate Relations, Mr. Mato Shimabale said that the Bank is excited to host the tournament which has continued to grow in popularity and the prizes offered.
The prizes for the ABSA Cup tournament have increased with Tournament winners pocketing K500, 000 from the K400, 000 in 2018 and Runners up will get K250, 000 from K200, 000 in 2018. The Coach of the tournament and Player of the tournament will walk away with K18, 000 while the Man of the match prize is pegged at K8, 000.
ABSA CUP PRIZES
K500,000 – WINNERS
K250,000 – RUNNER UP
K18,000 – COACH OF THE TOURNAMENT
K18,000 – PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT
K8,000 – MAN OF THE MATCH
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