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Numba’s return to former stomping ground spoiled

THE Zanaco bench celebrates after taking the lead against Zesco United at Sunset Stadium yesterday. PICTURE: COLLINS PHIRI

DIANA CHIPEPO, Sunset Stadium
Lusaka
ZANACO 3 ZESCO 1
ON A day of barren stalemates, Zanaco produced some dazzling display at Sunset Stadium to spoil Zesco coach Mumamba Numba’s return to the ground where he enjoyed so much success both as a play and coach until towards the end of his reign early this year.
A spectacular bicycle kick from Moses Phiri just 10 minutes into the first half set the tone for what was to come in the afternoon. Phiri had benefitted from a near-perfect cross from the impressive Baba Basile after the Cameroonian managed to find space on the right wing to give his side the lead.
Having dispatched Kabwe Warriors 2-0 on Saturday, it was expected that Zesco would build on that especially against the stuttering Bankers, whose technical bench was beginning to invite questions on whether they were up for CLICK TO READ MORE




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