Zesco name squad for Champions League tie against East African side
Zesco United acting Coach Tenant Chembo has announced his final squad for CAF Champions League preliminary first leg match against JKU SC of Zanzibar.
The Zambian Champions will be away in East Africa this weekend and are expected to have a routine win.
Chembo, who guided the Ndola side to a league title last season has named veteran striker Winstone Kalengo in his squad.
Kalengo returns to the side after a spell in Congo.
Kenyan striker Jesse Were, Jackson Mwanza and CHAN 2018 group stage revelation Lazarous Kambole are the other attackers.
Former Nchanga Rangers striker Zikuru Adams is not in the squad.
New signing Lameck Banda has made the cut alongside Solomon Sakala.
Zesco United are back in CAF Champions League after a year.
In 2016, they lost in the semi finals to eventual winners Mamelodi Sundowns.
Thanks to that impressive run, Zambia was awarded four slots.
*ZESCO UNITED SQUAD FOR JKU*
*Goalkeepers*: Jacob Banda and Dieudonne Ntibahezwa.
*Defenders*: Solomon Sakala, Fackson Kapumbu, Marcel Kalonda, Simon Silwimba, Daut Musekwa and David Owino;
*Midfielders*: Akumu Anthony Agay, Kondwani Mtonga, John Chinga’ndu, Mwape Mwelwa, Enoch Sabumukama and Lameck Banda;
*Strikers*: Jackson Mwanza, Lazarus Kambole, Jesse Were and Winston Kalengo.
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