Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Napsa Stars sign Kakunta, Mwimanzi and Leonard Mulenga

Zambia Super League newcomers Napsa Stars have confirmed the acquisition of four new players as part of their readiness for the 2022/2023 MTN Super League season. 

The Pensioners have secured loan deals for midfielder Leonard Mulenga, and defender Fredrick Mwimanzi from Green Buffaloes Women’s Football Club and  goalkeeper Jackson Kakunta from Red Arrows.

Napsa confirmed the development in a statement by their Media and Public Relations Officer Gwen Mulundu Chipasula which was accessed by the ZamFoot Crew. 

“Napsa Stars Football Club is pleased to announce the acquisition of four new players to strengthen the Perry Mutapa- coached squad ahead of the 2022/2023 MTN Super League Season.

The club has acquired the services of midfielder Leonard Mulenga and defender Ferdinand Mwimanzi from Green Buffaloes FC on a one-year loan deal while goalkeeper Jackson Kankunta has joined the club on a one-year loan deal from defending Champions Red Arrows FC.

Kakunta was on the books of Power Dynamos FC on loan from Arrows before joining NAPSA Stars.”

Meanwhile, the club has also signed striker Bernard Kantumoya on a six-month-long contract from Northwestern Division One side Quattro FC.

Napsa Stars FC Board Chairperson John Chundu has welcomed the new players and believes they help the team stabilize in the Super League.

“On behalf of the Board and Management of Napsa Stars FC, I am delighted to welcome our new acquisitions and I am with no doubt that they will fit in well and help the club achieve its goals of stabilizing in the MTN Super League especially after our promotion,” he said.

NAPSA Stars FC will be competing in the MTN Super League following the club’s promotion from the Eden National Division One League where they spent one season.

The Pensioners will open their campaign with an away fixture against Red Arrows at Nkoloma Stadium before hosting Nkwazi at Woodlands Stadium.

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