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2018 super league season kick off date set

The long wait for the date of the start of the new Super league season is finally over. This is after the Football Association of Zambia has announced date for the kick off of a new season.

The league will start on Saturday, 17th March according to a press statement issued by FAZ Communications Manager Desmond Katongo and made available to Zambianfootball.co.zm.

As is tradition the start of the new league season will be preceded by the Samuel ‘Zoom’ Ndhlovu Charity Shield . The semi-finals are set for March 3rd with Napsa Stars facing Zesco United at 15hrs and Zanaco taking on Nkana in a repeat of last years encounter at this same stage.

The matches will be played at Nkoloma Stadium with the final set for March 10th at the same venue.

Below is the full press statement
2018 SEASON KICKOFFS OFF ON MARCH 17

Press Statement

(For Immediate Release)

Football Association of Zambia
Football House, Lusaka
13th February, 2018

FAZ sets date for 2018 Super League commencement

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) wishes to inform its members and the rest of the football family that the 2018 Super League season will kickoff on 17th March, 2018.

As per tradition, the season opening will be preceded by the Samuel ‘Zoom’ Ndhlovu Charity Shield semi-final clashes that will kickoff on 3rd March 2018 while the final will be held on 10th March 2018 at Nkoloma stadium.

The four participants in the 2018 Charity Shield will comprise the top three teams in the Super League in the 2017 season and the Barclays Cup runner up.

The first semi-final will see Zanaco FC take on Nkana FC at 12:30 hours at Nkoloma stadium while Zesco United FC will face Napsa Stars FC in the second semi-final at 15:00 hours at the same venue.

For and on behalf of:

FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA
Desmond Katongo
COMMUNICATION MANAGER

 

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