Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Azam win international four club pre-season tournament

Azam FC of Tanzania yesterday emerged winners of the international pre-season club tournament hosted by Zesco United.

Despite playing to a 0 – 0 draw with Zanaco on match day 3, Azam were top of the round robin group on goal difference ahead of Zanaco after finishing with five points.

In the the early kickoff, Zesco United on the final day of the tournament, hosts Zesco United bounced back from a 2 – 1 loss against Zanaco to beat Chicken Inn of Zimbabwe 2 – 0.

Red-hot Kenyan international Jesse Were scored the third goal in as many matches in the 46th minute after former Kabwe Warriors striker Idriss Mbombo had given Zesco the lead in the 30th minute.

Zesco United who were third with four points next week play AL Ghazala Wau FC of South Sudan in the CAF champions league at Levy stadium.

Zesco United XI v Chicken Inn

Lameck Nyangu – Shemmy Mayembe, Ben Adama, David Odhiambo, Anthony Agay, Jackson Mwanza, Maybin Mwaba, Idris Mbombo, Jesse Were, John Chingandu

Zanaco XI v Azam FC

Toaster Nsabata – Lee Ngoma, Ziyo Tembo, Aaron Katebe, Fackson Kapumbu – Richard Kasonde, Rodrick Kabwe, Augustine Mulenga, Potipher Zulu, Aubrey Funga, Sakala

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  1. said it…Were was a good replacement after the departure of kalengo…he might just bag the zpl top scores award the same way he won the kenya golden boot

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