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Zesco United players pledge to fulfill targetBy Nelson Kazeze on 30 Jan 2017
ZESCO United FC players have made a collective pledge to fulfill the team’s targets during the 2017 campaign.
Speaking when club CEO Justine Mumba addressed them over the weekend, the players declared their readiness to make the club a powerhouse of both Zambian and African football.
Newly signed Congolese defender Marcel Kalonda said the players were ready for the challenge and would ensure they delivered silverware.
Zesco captain and goalkeeper Jacob Banda implored his teammates to possess discipline.
“I think the first thing is discipline from us to achieve our targets in terms of silverware. Our aim is to win the league and the Barclays Cup,” said Banda.
And seasoned Zesco United Midfielder Kondwani Mtonga said the team would “beat the standards it set last season.”
Kenyan international Defender David Owino urged his teammates to have a passion to represent the club.
“As a team, we have to win all the cup’s that are on offer and as a player, we have to be the best to help the club.”
The Five-time champions are embarking on reclaiming the MTN/FAZ Super league title they relinquished in the 2016 to Zanaco.
Zesco will compete in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup where they be hoping to beat the standard they set for Zambian clubs in the 2016 CAF Champions League when they reached the semifinals of the competition.
Addressing the players on Saturday January 21 in Ndola, ZESCO United FC CEO Justine Mumba warned the players not to relax adding that Zesco United had a reputation to maintain as a big club.
About Nelson Kazeze
Nelson Kazeze is a Zambian multi-skilled journalist with an emphasis on sports news.
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