Zanaco bank Charity shield
Sensational Zanaco Football Club beat Super League Champions, Zesco United by a lone goal to clinch the 2019/2020 Samuel ‘Zoom’ Ndhlovu Charity shield.
Toaster Nsabata was left out of the match day squad hence Mangani Phiri was given a node ahead of Racha Kola while veteran defender Ziyo Tembo partnered Tiberius Lombard at the heart of defence.
For Zesco United, Young left back John Chishimba was given a starting berth ahead of Fackson Kapumbu. New comers Thambani Kamusoko and Umaru Kasumba also started with Japanese midfielder Kosuke Nakamachi only making it to the bench.
Ziyo Tembo’s well taken header was the difference as a dominant Zanaco side emerged victorious after 90 minutes.
Zanaco controlled the game with Souleymanou Moussa and Tafadzwa Rusike at the center of the Zanaco attack. Zesco United created a number of chances but a combination of Mangani Banda’s brilliant saves and failure to convert let them down.
In the earlier game, National Assembly edged Young Green Eagles by a Lone Godwin Chipanama goal to win the first ever Division One Charity shield sponsored by Eden University, The National Division One.
Zanaco Starting XI
Mangani, Nakena, Chungu, Ziyo, Lombard, Kapumbu, Mbewe, Rusike, Roger, Souleymanou, Zulu.
Racha, Kamanga, Kiala, Nsofwa, Manziba, Makiese, Mususu.
Zesco United starting line up:
1. Dieoudine Ntibahazwa
2. Simon Silwimba
3. John Chishimba
4. Clement Mwape
5. David Owino Odhiambo
6. Kondwani Mtonga
7. Quadri Kola
8. Thabani M Kamusoko
9. Umaru Kasusoko
10. John Chin’angdu
11. Jesse Were
12. Jacob Banda
13. Misheck Chaila
14. Mwape Mwelwa
15. Marcel Kalonda
16. Kosuke Nakamachi
17. Saviours Nkonkola
18. Fackson Kapumbu
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