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Week 36 preview : Race for title and survival reach crucial point

The 2017 MTN/FAZ super league Champions may be known today as week 36 comes alive with Zesco United needing just a win claim their sixth title but both Green Buffaloes and Zanaco will have to atleast draw or lose their matches to instantly crown Zesco United as the Champions . The 2015 Champions play host to Honor Janza’s Red Arrows who have not been impressive of late losing their last two games back to back. Chembo seems to have rejuvenated the fortunes at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Since Krympotic’s leave ZescoRead More


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Is he the best Zambian player in 2017? Kapumbu nominated for CAF player of the year

Zambia National team left back Fackson Kapumbu has made the cut for this years CAF African player of the year both in the overall and based in Africa categories. According to a list released on Cafonline.com and monitored by Zambianfootball.co.zm, Kapumbu is the only Zambian player to have made the cut. Rainford Kalaba who made the last three in the based in Africa category at last year’s gala held in Nigeria has been snubbed. Buildcon’s Geoffrey Sserunkuma is the only other player from the ZSL to have made the cut.Read More


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Battle for local supremacy..as Zescolo dislodge the bankers at the top

Zesco United have taken over the leadership of the MTN/ FAZ super league after a One nil win over Kabwe Warriors earlier today at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium. In-form striker Lazarous Kambole scored the only goal of the game in the 33rd minute to take Zesco’s point tally to 62, Two more than defending champions Sensational Zanaco who seat on second position. With today’s strike Kambole has now netted five of Zesco United’s last nine goals. Team ya Ziko was playing their third game without Serbian tactician Zlatko Krympotic, Tenant ChemboRead More


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Zesco ‘confirm’ Zlatko departure

Zesco United football club has hinted on the rumoured departure of head coach Zlatko Krympotic . The Serb has been under heavy scrutiny from the fans after the Ndola giant’s where eliminated in the Confederations cup and Barclays cup within a space of one month.   According to today’s team sheet Tenant Chembo is listed as head coach with Emmanuel Siwale listed as first assistant. The team is however yet to issue a statement to this effect. Chembo has made no changes to the starting line-up that beat City ofRead More


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Zesco all but relegate City of Lusaka

City of Lusaka’s relegation woes have deepened after they suffered a four one bashing at the hands of Zesco United. City of Lusaka now need to win all of their remaining six games and score atleast 20 goals to give themselves a survival chance. Jesse Jackson Were put Zesco United in the lead in the 47th minute after both sides failed to find the back of the net in the first 45 minutes. Lazarous Kambole doubled United’s advantage in the 65th minute after Jesse put him through on goal. CityRead More


Zanaco, Napsa Stars clash in Barclays Cup final

Zanaco and Napsa Stars face off on Saturday afternoon at Lusaka’s Heroes Stadium in the final of 11th edition of the Barclays Cup. Zanaco go into the final having played a game less after their quarter final opponents Power Dynamos withdraw. In the semi finals the Numba Mumamba coached side beat Lusaka Dynamos 1-0 while their opponents Napsa Stars have played 2 games including a 4-2 post penalties victory over holders Zesco United in the semi finals. While Napsa Stars lifted the 6th edition in 2012 after defeating Power DynamosRead More


Where is Zlatko Krympotic?

Zesco United head coach Zlatko Krympotic is set to miss this afternoon’s week 32 league encounter between his side and Power Dynamos. According to Zesco United’s team sheet for today’s match against Power Dynamos obtained by zambianfootball.co.zm, first assistant coach  Tenant Chembo will be incharge of today’s match. This comes amid rumours of his sacking after Zesco United were eliminated from both the CAF Confederation cup and Barclays cup by Supersport United and Napsa Stars respectively. Whether it is simply a typing error, reasonable absence or indeed his time atRead More


Electric derby comes alive Zesco host Power

Fresh from an amazing three nil win over title contenders Lusaka Dynamos, Zesco United will host Power Dynamos today in another Copperbelt derby dubbed the Electric derby. Power Dynamos suffered a home loss to bitter rivals Nkana in Zambia’s biggest derby, their first loss at Arthur Davies stadium this season and will be keen on redeem themselves. This will now make for an interesting fixture with both teams still chasing the copper coated prestigious ZSL trophy. CURRENT FORM Zesco United are on a three game winning streak something Coach ZlatkoRead More


He is Stupid – Janza

Red Arrows football club head coach Honor Janza called referee Leonard Akapelwa stupid after seeing his side go down 1 nil to Zesco United. Janza who was sent off in the natch revealed  that he called Akapelwa stupid in the altercation that led to him being given matching orders. Akapelwa apparently went to the Red Arrows bench to show them objects that were thrown on the pitch by suspected Red Arrows fans. The action was seen as provocation by Janza and his technical bench leading to a serious argument afterRead More


Zesco United beat Red Arrows but Krympotic says no to the media

Kenyan talisman Jesse Jackson Were finished off a Jackson Mwanza low cross in the 71st minute to earn Zesco United maximum points. Zlatko Krympotic who has come under heavy fire from the fans refused to talk to the media despite the win. Some sections of fans have called for his head after a poor run form . Zesco United created a number of chances but their strikers on the day let the down. Jackson Mwanza was handed a chance to put Team ya Ziko in the lead but it seemedRead More