Zanaco bow out of the CAF confederation cup
Zanaco suffered a 3-0 defeat to Raja Casablanca of Morocco on Wednesday night in CAF Confederations Cup to bow out via a 5-0 aggregate.
Trailing 2-0 from the first leg, the bankers had had an uphill battle in North Africa.
The Zanaco technical bench led by Numba Mumamba started with a 3-4-3 formation and there was a surprise inclusion for midfielder Souleymane in the attack trio alongside Felix Nyainde and Martin Phiri.
Ernest Mbewe, Isaac Chansa, Tafadzwa Rusike and Zimiselini Mojo were picked in a midfield quartet.
At the back, Taonga Bwembya joined Ziyo Tembo and George Chilufya with Toaster Nsabata in goal.
While the bankers held their own in the first 10 minutes, they conceded two quick goals in 16th and 19th minutes.
After the break Charles Zulu was introduced but the it was too late.
With the bankers chasing for a comeback, Raja scored the third goal to make it 5-0 on aggregate.
Zanaco are now winless in the Africa in the last four games after suffering defeats to Mbabane Swallows and Raja.
They will now shift attention to the MAN Super League were they still remain unbeaten and are yet to concede a goal.
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