🇿🇲 CAF CL: Lwandamina not throwing in the towel just yet
🇿🇲 CAF CL: Lwandamina not throwing in the towel just yet
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🇿🇲 CAF CL: Lwandamina not throwing in the towel just yet

Zesco United head coach George Lwandamina is hopeful is a team can still turn things around in the CAF Champions League despite only have managed to collect two points after three games.

Lwandamina believes his team is a good side that can manage to win games away from hence all hope is not lost for the Ndola based outfit.

“We are disappointed that we have yet again failed to utilize home advantage. However, it is important to realize that Zesco United is a good team with good players who are capable of turning results around. This team is capable of winning games away from home, consequently, all hope is not lost," he said following his sides 1-1 draw with Egyptian giants Zamalek SC.

Zesco United are currently top of the MTN/FAZ Super League despite having three games in hand and Lwandamina believes the team is feeling the pressure of playing at the highest level of African football as they are doing very well locally and Continental is a different level.

“At this stage, you are going to face tactically astute teams with very skillful players. It is the highest level of African football. Consequently, it very important to convert your chances when you get them. We created a lot of scoring chances, unfortunately, we were wasteful on target," he said.

"They also created scoring opportunities and failed to score. There is a lot of pressure at this level and my players are feeling this pressure because they are doing very well at the local level," he added.

Zesco is third in Group A with two points after three games while DR Congo giants TP Mazembe leads the group with seven points while Zamalek is second with four points.

Zesco United will face Zamalek next in Egypt on 10th January 2020 in a swim or sink match for the Zambian Super league defending Champions.

 

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