Zesco United in Angola for CAF Champions League assignment
Zambia’s representative in the Total CAF Champions League 2019/20 Season, Zesco United are already in Angola ahead of tomorrow’s Group A match against Primero D’ Agosto in Luanda slated for November 11 Stadium with kick-off at 17:00hrs Local Time(18:00hrs CAT).
Zesco United who are fondly known as Zega Mambo will be hoping to maintain their unbeaten run this season and eventually end their winless drought in Angola having lost their previous two CAF outings in Luanda and Calulo and would want to revenge their 2-1 loss against Agosto in the same competition last year which was their second visit in that country.
Coach George Lwandamina drilled side who are injury-free travelled with all his live ammunition and will be aiming to start their Group phase journey on a high note and will opt to bank on the availability of club’s top goalscorer Jackson Jesse Were who is in good form and the experienced Winston Kalengo upfront to guard the team to victory by scoring the much needed goals in-game that promises to be a cracker.
They will, however, have to work hard overcome a resilient Agosto side who are bubbling with confidence coming from a 4-1 away win in the Girabola Zap League Week 12 match against CRD Libolo a team that Coincidentally edged Zesco United 3-0 in their first visit to Angola in 2017 in the CAF Confederations Cup.
Elsewhere in Lubumbashi, Congolese Giants TP Mazembe will have a home date against Zamalek in the other Group A mouthwatering encounter at TPM Stadium which will Kick-Off at 15:00hrs CAT.
ZESCO UNITED’S FULL SQUAD CURRENTLY IN ANGOLA
Kasongo Marcel Kalonda
George Lwandamina – Head Coach
Alfred Lupiya – Assistant Coach
Emmanuel Siwale – Second Assistant Coach
Emmanuel Msichili – Goalkeeper Coach
Clive Hachilensa – Physical Trainer
Mwinga Chuma – Team Physio
Stephen Mbewe – Team Doctor
Bwalya Luchembe – Team Manager
Chance Ndalama – Equipment Manager
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