The Football Association of Zambia has reportedly settled on Veselin Jelusic as new Chipolopolo coach.
According to The Times of Zambia, the Serbian is set to be unveiled this week as permanent replacement for Belgian Sven Vandenbroeck whose contract was not renewed in March.
The much-travelled Jelusic’s last appointment was at Bloemfontein Celtic whom he dumped in June,2018 .
He also enjoyed a long spell as Botswana coach.
Jelusic’s first competitive test, should his appointment be ratified, will be against his compatriot Kosta Papic, who is eSwatini coach, on September 20 in a 2019 CHAN second round qualifier away in Manzini.
-2019/2020 CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
First Round,Final Leg
-Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola
Zesco United 1(Jesse Were 14′)*-Green Mamba 0
*Zesco win 3-0 on agg
Orlando Pirates 1(Happy Jele 59′)-Green Eagles 1(Amty Shamende 61″)*
Eagles win 2-1 on agg
Young Africans-Zesco United
Green Eagles- Desportivo 1Agosto
Desportivo 1Agosto-Green Eagles
Zesco United-Young Africans
-2019/2020 CAF CONFEDERATION CUP
First Round, Final Leg
Young Buffaloes 1(Fanelo Mamba 52′)*-Buildcon 1(Alidor Kayembe 1′)
*Young Buffaloes win 2-1 on agg
2019/2020 TOP SCORERS
Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco):1
CONTINENTAL (CAF & CECAFA Club Cup)
Amity Shamende (Green Eagles):4
Kennedy Musonda(Green Eagles):3
Spencer Sautu (Green Eagles):2
Jesse Were(Zesco United):1
Kayembe Alidor (Buildcon):1
Omaru Kasumba (Zesco United):1
John Chingandu (Zesco United):1
Shadreck Mulungwe (Green Eagles):1
Edward Mwamba (Green Eagles):1
Tapson Kaseba (Green Eagles):1
Boniface Sunzu (Green Eagles):1*
*Denotes one own goal