FAZ has shifted the 2019 Super Division playoff final on June 29 between Green Eagles and defending champions Zesco United to Woodlands Stadium in Lusaka.
The final was initially scheduled for the much bigger venue across the Capital at National Heroes Stadium on the same date.
“The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) wishes to announce that the venue for the 2019 FAZ/MTN Super Division Transitional League Grand Finale has shifted to Woodlands Stadium on Saturday (29/06/19),” FAZ spokesperson Mwazi Chanda said.
“FAZ has shifted the venue in order to have the final and the third and fourth play-off held in conditions that meet the expectations of all parties involved.”
Chanda said all tickets already purchased for the doubleheader remain valid despite the change of venue.
The final will be preceded by a lunchtime kickoff between Buildcon and Zanaco who meet in a third and fourth playoff tie.
Zambia is switching from a calendar year season to a European format starting this August thus run a condensed transitional league from February to June.
Twenty teams were split into two groups that competed in their respective pools that saw the winners qualify for the playoff final.
Zanaco, who finished second in Pool A, and Pool B runners-up Buildcon, will meet in the lunchtime kickoff in a third and fourth playoff.
Meanwhile, Zambia’s four continental qualification spots were also confirmed by the four sides final placing in their respective groups.
Zesco, who won Pool A, and Eagles who won Pool B, will play in the 2019/2020 CAF Champions League.
Zanaco and Buildcon will campaign in the CAF Confederation Cup.