Zesco United exorcised ghosts of their recent past when they beat Lusaka Dynamos 5-4 in on post-match penalties after a scoreless draw in their Barclays Cup semifinal match-up played at the Trade Fair Grounds in Ndola today.

Zesco finally got some relief over Dynamos who beat them 1-0 in the BP Top 8 final played on November 8 at Nchanga Stadium in Chingola.

The defending Barclays Cup champions will face Power Dynamos in the finals on December 6 at a venue to be advised in an all Copperbelt cup derby.

Power also won via post-match penalties after beating Green Buffaloes 4-2 in their semifinal match that ended scoreless at the same venue.

This will be Power’s first cup final since 2003 when they won the Mosi and Coca Cola Cup’s.

Meanwhile in the Zesco-Dynamos match, defender Hichani Himoonde stepped up to convert the first penalty before Jonas Sakuwaha leveled shortly thereafter for Zesco.

Dynamos midfielder William Njovu made it 2-1 before Zesco defender Rogers Kamwandi restored parity.

Dynamos striker Stanley Nshimbi sent Zesco goalkeeper Jacob Banda the other way while Innocent Mwaba kept the defending champions in the hunt to make it 3-3.

However, former Zesco midfielder Donwell Yobe handed his old club the advantage when he skied his penalty.

Zesco’s burden was taking care of by striker Lottie Phiri kept his cool to convert the deciding penalty to send the defending champions through to the finals.

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  1. “This will be Power’s first cup final since 2003 when they won the Mosi and Coca Cola Cup’s”. Or cups (plural of cup)? Lost in translation. By the way I’m No. 2


  2. This is sad for Donwell Yobe, people were hoping that maybe he could impress Herve, but it seems this is the beginning of his end.


  3. #2 are you an english teacher? Why dont you contribute positively rather than monitoring mistakes.

    All the best ba power.


  4. hard lucky lusaka dynamos.iam happy for ba fighton,it has being a miserable year for the man,but he has done a great job.


  5. #4 As a matter of fact I’m not. I just hold the view that apart from grating, the use of bad grammar and punctuations misrepresents the writer’s views. If in fact that writer writes for a news outlet such as LT it reflects badly on the calibre and professionalism of the outlet. That is not being negative. Or must I define negative for you?



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