Zesco to miss trio Akumu, Mtonga & Were…coach falls ill in transit to Angola
Zesco United left on Saturday afternoon for Angola ahead of their midweek CAF Confederations Cup tie against Recreativo do Libolo.
And the Ndola will be without the services of three players in Luanda.
Kenyan striker Jesse Were will miss the game due to a muscle injury he sustained while on national duty while defensive duo Anthony Akumu and Kondwani Mtonga are serving suspensions.
The team left for South Africa from Lusaka yesterday and are expected to connect to Luanda on Sunday morning.
Meanwhile Zesco United assistant coach Emmanuel Siwale has fallen ill in transit and is being attended to by the medical staff.
Zesco lead the group with 6 points after recording two wins and a defeat.
The 2016 CAF Champions League semi finalist are followed by Egyptian side Smouha and Al Hilal of Sudan who are both on 4 points while the Angolan side are on 3 points.
The match will be played on Tuesday with kick off at 3 pm.
CAF Confederations Cup
|2||Recreativo do Libolo||4||2||0||2||4||3||1||6|
|3||Zesco United FC||4||2||0||2||2||4||-2||6|
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