5 C
Alba Iulia
Monday, February 24, 2020

Zesco plot to disconnect Green Eagles

Sports Zesco plot to disconnect Green Eagles

After qualifying to the CAF Champions League group stage, Zesco United now turn their attention to the business of defending the FAZ Super Division title.

With no Champions League football until June 17, Zesco start to play catch-up with five games in hand heading into the Week 7 fixtures.

Zesco travel to third from bottom Green Eagles where they have not won since May, 2012 when they picked up a 2-0 away victory in Choma.

Last season, Zesco drew 2-2 away and lost 3-1 there in 2014.

Zesco will be banking on the form of striker Idris Mbombo who has seven competitive goals, four of the in the Champions League and two in local league action.

Zesco have maximum 6 points from two matches played in 9th place and ten points behind leaders Nkana who take the weekend off.

Nkana were due to play Zanaco but the team is on its way back from Tunisia where they were eliminated from Confederation cup on Tuesday by Stade Gabesien.

In the weekends other main fixture, Nakambala Leopards hope to move within four points of Nkana if they can beat Lusaka Tigers away in Lusaka on Saturday.

Nakambala and Tigers are tied on 9 points in 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

Patrick Phiri’s side is enjoying a great start to the season and are also unbeaten from all their opening fives matches with a game in hand.

FAZ Super Division Week 7 Fixtures
23/04/2016
-Sunset Stadium, Lusaka:
15h00:Lusaka Dynamos-Green Buffaloes
-Edwin Emboela Stadium, Lusaka
15h00:Nkwazi- Red Arrows
-Independence Stadium, Lusaka
15h00:Lusaka Tigers-Nakambala Leopards
-Independence Stadium, Choma
15h00:Green Eagles-Zesco United
-John Kachofa Stadium, Mufulira
15h00:Mufulira Blackpool-Napsa Stars
-Godfrey ‘Ucar’ Chitalu Stadium, Kabwe
15h00:Kabwe Warriors-Lumwana Radiants
-Arthur Davies Stadium, Kitwe
15h00:Power Dynamos-Forest Rangers

24/04/2016
-Nchanga Stadium, Chingola
Nchanga Rangers-Mufulira Wanderers
Postponed:
Zanaco-Nkana

[Read 56 times, 1 reads today]

1 COMMENT

Comments are closed.

- Advertisement -
Loading...

Latest News

Kuomboka likely to kick off this year

The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) in Western Province has said the water levels in the Barotse plains are so...

Creation of a buffer zone at Zambia-Tanzania complete

Creation of a buffer zone on the Zambian side of the Zambia-Tanzania border, in Nakonde District in Muchinga Province, has been successfully completed. ...

Ngabwe District Commissioner says District prepared for Coronavirus

Ngabwe District Commissioner, Melody Phiri, says the administration in the area is prepared for any possible outbreak of Coronavirus and other disease outbreaks. Ngabwe District...

WEEKEND SCORECARD: Chipolopolo CHAN Group D Schedule in Full

Chipolopolo's full Group D fixture list at the 2020 CAF African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament in Cameroon has been availed. Cameroon is hosting CHAN, a...

TIZ Welcomes Summoning of Health Minister by Anti-Corruption Commission on Corruption allegations

Transparency International Zambia has welcomed investigations by the Anti-Corruption Commission of the Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya. TIZ President Reuben Lifuka says there...

More Articles In This Category

- Advertisement -
[Read 25 times, 1 reads today]