Super league side Zesco United has spent K32 million (€2.28 Million) during the 2019 transfer window, the highest amount among Zambian based clubs.

The club’s spending has increased from K25 million in the previous transfer window.

Zesco is ranked eleventh on the spending log in Africa, more than €29 million behind Egyptian side Al Ahly who were ranked first.

But even though the club is ranked as one of the lowest spenders on the continent, the Ndola giants are way ahead of the rest of the local sides as it is the only Zambian club to spend in millions thus far.

Zesco’s revenue has also been boosted by the club’s participation in the CAF champions league and the confederations cup.

The club has also earned close to K31 million from the sale of players.

Last year, the Zambian champions spent K8.5 million (€6 million) to sign Japanese midfielder Kosuke Nakamachi on a free transfer, a move which saw their spending increase by approximately K5 million a year later.

The current Zambian champions have so far dominated the FAZ/MTN super league, winning the title eight times since 2006, twice in a row since 2017.

Zesco will also be the only Zambian club playing in the champions league this season after Choma-based Green Eagles were knocked out of the competition in the preliminary round.