Super league play off date set
The Football Association of Zambia has set Saturday, 8th June as the date for the coronation of the FAZ/MTN 2019 Transitional Super League that sees Zesco United come face to face with Green Eagles to determine the outright Champions of the Transitional League as well as Zanaco taking on Buildcon FC to determine the third and fourth.
Green Eagles were top of Stream B while Zesco are coming into this match after edging out Zanaco and Red Arrows on the last day of the league on goal difference. Zanaco and Buildcon were runners up in Stream A and Stream B respectively.
The two matches will be played at Lusaka’s National Heroes Stadium.
Below is the full statement from Football Association of Zambia:
(For Immediate Release)
Football Association of Zambia
Football House, Lusaka
28th May, 2019
FAZ SETS DATE FOR LEAGUE CHAMPIONS CLASH
Football The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has set Saturday, June 8, 2019 as the date for the coronation of the FAZ/MTN 2019 Transitional Super League champions. Winners of Stream A who are Zesco United will play Stream B champions Green Eagles to determine the champions while runners up in Stream B Buildcon will square off with Zanaco (Stream A).
Both matches will be played at National Heroes Stadium with the third and fourth play-off being a lunch-time kickoff.
During the transitional league, FAZ divided the teams into two streams to meet the strict five month-period before transiting to the CAF/FIFA calendar will see the season commencing in August and ending in May.
Winners of the Super League will walk away with K500, 000 while the runners up will get K350, 000.
All the teams in the Super League are entitled to K200, 000 under the revised deal that upped the package from K7, 000.
Four teams have been relegated at the close of the transitional league namely MUZA, Circuit City, Kitwe United and Prison Leopards.
The 2019/2020 Super League will have 18 teams as approved by the FAZ Council.
For and on behalf of:
FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA
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