Friday Feb 21, 2014. 09:51
George Lwandamina have been unveiled as the new Zesco United coach.
Lwandamina was confirmed as Zesco coach on Thursday morning at a press briefing held in Ndola after agreeing to terms on a three-year deal.
He takes over from Tenant Chembo who has been relegated to the assistant role in a surprising move after a failing to win in five 2014 pre-season friendlys including a 2-1 loss to Red Arrows in the 2014 Charity Shield semi-finals on February 1 in Kitwe.
"Every living creature is adaptable to a new environment, I will try to do my level best, it's attainable, and it's collective responsibility," Lwandamina said.
Lwandamina takes over at Zesco a month after he was suspended by Red Arrows who cited a poor performance by the Lusaka side in the 2013 season for the decision despite the team finishing fourth and winning the 2013 Barclays Cup.
Meanwhile, Lwandamina's first competitive match in charge will be on March 1 in a 2014 CAF Confederation Cup first round, first leg away fixture to Ferrorivario Beira of Mozambique.
Lwandanmina, who also was recently reappointed as Zambia Under-20 coach, has had stints at Kabwe Warriors, Green Buffaloes, Nchanga Rangers and Mufulira Wanderers.
He also led the Zambia Under-20 to the last 16 of the 2007 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Canada.