ZESCO UNITED – RECORD HOLDERS OF THE BARCLAY’S/ABSA CUP

Bwezani Mbewe | June 21, 2019

Without a doubt , the most successful team in this competition having won it five times and chasing the sixth title of the Barclay’s Cup now called ABSA CUP. Let me take you down memory lane of what ZESCO United has done in this competition down the years.

2007


Won the first edition after a goalless draw against Chambeshi but ZESCO United won it on penalty shoot outs .

2008


Defended the competition after beating Power Dynamos 1-0 with a goal from Jonas Sakuwaha.

2009


Power Dynamos won the Barclay’s Cup and ZESCO United was knocked out in the quarter finals via a 1-0 loss to eventual winners in Power Dynamos. Simon Bwalya scored that lone goal.

2010


ZESCO United was back and got it after beating ZANACO in the final. Third time.

2011


The only Barclay’s Cup that ZESCO UNITED missed out.

2012


ZESCO United knocked out by NAPSA Stars with Harry Milanzi scoring the lone goal.

2013


Knocked out in the semi finals by Nchanga Rangers . The game ended 1-0 with a goal from Bwalya Kasonde.

2014


Fourth Barclay’s Cup title for ZESCO United and they beat Nkana 3-0 in the final. Goals from Maybin Mwaba 32, Winston Kalengo 48, Simon Silwimba 75.

2015


Knocked out in the semi finals by Green Buffaloes via a 1-0 loss , courtesy of Sebastian Mwansa goal in the 14th minute.

2016


Fifth title for ZESCO United thanks to Idris Mbombo goal and this was against ZANACO.

2017


Knocked out in the semi finals via penalty shoot outs against NAPSA Stars.

2018


Nkana Knocked out ZESCO United in the quarter finals .

2019

ZESCO United meet up with ZANACO in another final.

Who wins it?

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