Draws characterized day one of the four-club international preseason friendly tournament that kicked off on Wednesday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on Wednesday.

Tournament co-host Zesco United and Zanaco finished level with Azam of Tanzania and Zimbabwean champions Chicken Inn respectively.

In the lunchtime kickoff, Zesco were held to a 1-1 draw.

Jesse Were put Zesco ahead in the 4th minute but Azam snatched a 90th minute equalizer through a David Mwantika off a Farid Mussa corner.

And in the late kickoff, Zanaco thew away the lead twice to finish 2-2 with the 2015 Zimbabwean champions.

Zanaco took the early lead through a 4th minute trademark Roderick Kabwe free-kick.

Brian Juru equalized in the 12th minute but Fashion Sakala put Zanaco 2-1 into halftime with a 27th minute goal.

Obiddiah Tarumbwa restored parity in the 83rd minute to hand the 2015 Zimbabwean Premier League champions a point.

However, Chicken Inn were reduced to ten men four minutes from time when Thabani Goredema was sent-off for a foul on Fackson Kapumbu.

Meanwhile, Zanaco play Azam in their penultimate game on Saturday while Chicken Inn meet Zesco United at the same venue.

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  1. Ninawapongeza Azam FC kwa kusawazisha, hapo wameifanya michuano hiyo ianze kuwa ya moto. Pia shukrani za kipekee kwa Zesco na raia wote wa Zambia waliofanikisha kuandaa michuano hiyo maana itaimarisha timu zetu katika michuano ya Kimataifa. Vamanos!

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