Zambia side Zesco name squad for CAF Champions League

Zambia side Zesco name squad for CAF Champions League
Zesco United players

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Wednesday Feb 07, 2018. 10:30

Zesco United are close to wrapping up their final preparations for the CAF Champions League as they announced their squad.

The Team Ya Ziko will face off against Zanzibar’s JKU SC in the preliminary stage first leg encounter away this weekend.

Coach Tenant Chembo will hope to bag a win after guiding the Ndola-based side to a league title last season and has named veteran striker Winstone Kalengo in his squad.

Kalengo returns to the side after a spell in Congo whilst Kenyan striker Jesse Were, Jackson Mwanza and Lazarous Kambole are also in the squad.

Zesco are making their way back in CAF Champions League tournament after a year since their loss in the semi-finals to eventual 2016 winners Mamelodi Sundowns.

Goalkeepers: Jacob Banda and Dieudonne Ntibahezwa.

Defenders: Solomon Sakala, Fackson Kapumbu, Marcel Kalonda, Simon Silwimba, Daut Musekwa and David Owino;

Midfielders: Akumu Anthony Agay, Kondwani Mtonga, John Chinga’ndu, Mwape Mwelwa, Enoch Sabumukama and Lameck Banda;

Strikers: Jackson Mwanza, Lazarus Kambole, Jesse Were and Winston Kalengo.

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