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Zesco on cloud 5

ZESCO United players hoist the trophy after beating Zanaco 1-0 in the Barclays Cup final at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka yesterday. PICTURE: COLLINS PHIRI

ROBINSON KUNDA, National Heroes Stadium, Lusaka
CONGOLESE striker Idris Mbombo’s second-half strike yesterday gave Zesco United a record fifth Barclays Cup title and left Zanaco still dreaming for their first during an absorbing encounter on a rain-drenched turf.
Mbombo out-muscled a defender and curled a low shot an outstretched Zanaco goalkeeper Toaster Nsabata failed to stop to earn Zesco a K300,000 winners’ cheque in a match watched by President Lungu.
With the Super Division title heading to Sunset Stadium, Zanaco were aiming for a double but Zesco ensured the Barclays Cup was something of a personal-to-holder.READ MORE

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