Nkana, Zesco Face Off in Charity Shield

The Zambian football calendar rolls into life this afternoon with the season opening Samuel’ Zoom’ Ndhlovu Charity that pits Zesco United and Nkana.

Both teams have made the CAF Confederation Cup group stage and are pitted in the same group that will see them face each other over two legs.

Today’s contest is a dress rehearsal of the CAF Confederation Cup in a week’s time.

Nkana overcame Zesco United 4-3 in the same competition in 2018 at Nkoloma Stadium and it could be payback time for the Ndola side this afternoon at Arthur Davies Stadium.

Zesco has firmly established itself as a continental force in the last few years and graded in top 10 African club sides.

All eyes will be on the prolific Lazarous Kambole who is arguably the hottest player in local football at the moment alongside the imposing Jeses Were who has also become a huge fan favourite.

However Nkana have equally the reputation to match any side with the talismanic Ronald ‘Sate Sate’ Kampamba alaongside skipper Walter Bwalya.

Nkana also have more fluidity in 2012 Africa Cup winning midfielder Chisamba Lungu and the skilfull Harrison Chisala who could be game changers.

The Charity Shield precedes the opening of the Super League with teams getting into action on Sunday.

Kickoff for the Charity Shield is at 15:00 hours and the game will be live on SuperSport.


  1. Bradon

    Go go sesco

  2. Mn

    Go zega mambo go.also good luk nkana

  3. csk

    goal nkana goal we are behind u

  4. me

    GOOD Luck GUYS

  5. wisdom is power

    Let the better side carry the day but am on zega mambo, Nkana will be shocked with a very high voltage 380KV. MWELEMWENAKO. Let the ERT be ready to evaculte Nkana umulilo uleyaka lelo

  6. Ernest Angel

    Go nkana go and teach zesco how to play charity shield cup. Am behind you guys.

  7. Royd

    Go Nkana go, but no fighting nensele aweee just ka bola

  8. m.mwambilwa

    Go my favourite local team – nkana,our hour has come and the day belongs to all nkana fans.

  9. Herv Rena

    Abalawina iyi na kuCAF ebakalepula.

  10. Abene aka nyoko pizo

    Go zesco go amalaiti yalepaya tiyenayo

  11. Schoolboyandrea

    aba red

  12. Ernest Angel

    Nalelo nkana switch off malaiti. Thanks boys. Umwana mwana. Go boys go and make them no say.

  13. Simpito Mukandwa

    Congratulations ba Nkana

  14. Gift Banda KAFUMBWE Katete

    Congratulations ba Nkana FC for betting Ba Zesco FC, but even though we are all the ZAMBIANS, so let’s trust each other so that make a good National team for ZAMBIA. Sorry am behind about this guy the captain for Nkana FC, this one is a Zambian citizen or foreigner?

  15. Og

    Nkana all the way

  16. Real nkana

    Nkana is always nkana people who is against you will be shame one aba red one bola in Zambia next time nkana 2-1

  17. jc

    aba red ebabako

  18. Yves

    Only the yellow family are the best in Zambia. Powerful power dynamos FC.



  20. Y ME

    GO __________GOAL

  21. Itx uno dougizo jr

    Go nkana, we are behind you.

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