ZSL preview: Red hot Zesco United battle rejuvenated NAPSA

ZSL preview: Red hot Zesco United battle rejuvenated NAPSA

11 Aug 2018, 07:55

Log leaders, Zesco United will be aiming for maximum points when they face rejuvenated NAPSA Stars this afternoon at Sunset Stadium to extend their lead at the summit since second placed Green Buffaloes not be in action until Sunday afternoon.

Zesco United have not lost a match in a long while but face a NAPSA side that is motivated and ready to do their best to move out of the relegation zone.

Despite having not tested defeat in any of their last five games, NAPSA have an uphill battle ahead of them as Zesco United have been so consistent in the league losing only twice in 25 matches.

Head to Head

NAPSA have only managed to beat Zesco United once in their last seven meetings with Zesco winning five times something the pensioners will hope does not play a part on today's encounter.

NAPSA will however draw inspiration from the fact that last time they beat the defending Champions on May 6th, The match was in Lusaka same as this one.

Collins Sikombe scored the only goal in that game at Heroes Stadium last year and might be making his first appearance for NAPSA since his return from a loan spell at Lusaka dynamos.

Key Players

George Lwandamina will look to the striking partnership of Lazarus Kambole and Jesse Jackson Were to lead the team to victory. John Ching'andu as usual will be expected to run the midfield for the electricity men.

On the other side Mohamed Fathi will look to on loan Nkana striker Bornwell Mwape top lead the hunt for glory with Dickson Chapa charged with protecting the back four.

MTN/FAZ Super League week 28
Napsa Stars Vs Zesco United
Time : 13:00hrs
Venue: Sunset Stadium
(Live on SuperSport)


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