Zambian giants Zesco United end ties with coach Tenant Chembo

Zambian giants Zesco United end ties with coach Tenant Chembo
Zesco United player Jesse Were

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Tuesday Apr 10, 2018. 10:30

Zambian Super League Division side, Zesco United have parted ways with coach Tenant Chembo as the coach announced his resignation this past weekend.

Media reports reveal that the interim Zesco coach announced his resignation on Sunday just after his sides’ 1-0 away win over Nkana FC in Kitwe.

According to Team Ya Ziko’s media statement, they confirmed that Chembo has left after seven years with the six-time champions.

“Zesco United Football Club has parted company with the Club’s Interim Coach Tenant Chembo,” club secretary Richard Mulenga said.

“The coach announced his resignation today after the game involving Zesco and Nkana Football Club’s in Kitwe.

“The club wishes Tenant Chembo all the best in his future endeavours.

“The team and fans will be informed of the new appointment on Tuesday, 10 April 2018.”

The coach has been with the 2016 CAF Champions League semi-finalists since 2012 and served as caretaker coach on three occasions in 2013, 2016 and 2017.

Under Chembo’s guidance, the club lifted the 2016 Barclays Cup and 2017 FAZ Super Division title as interim coach as well leading them to the group stage of the 2018 CAF Champions League.




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