The 2017 league season will kick off on March 29 with the Samuel ‘Zoom’ Ndhlovu Memorial Charity Shield semifinals.
Nkana, holders Power Dynamos, Zesco United and defending FAZ Super Division champions Zanaco will clash in the semifinals of the traditional season-opening competition.
The sides will meet in a doubleheader in Kitwe at a venue to be announced by FAZ.
Defending champions Power will play Zesco in the lunchtime kickoff in their third successive Charity Shield meeting since 2016.
Power beat Zesco on penalties in last years semifinals while Zesco beat the Kitwe side 3-1 in the 2015 final.
Nkana and Zanaco will cash in the 15h00 kickoff.
The final will be played on April 1 in Lusaka