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.
Won the first edition after a goalless draw against Chambeshi but ZESCO United won it on penalty shoot outs .
Defended the competition after beating Power Dynamos 1-0 with a goal from Jonas Sakuwaha.
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.
ZESCO United was back and got it after beating ZANACO in the final. Third time.
The only Barclay’s Cup that ZESCO UNITED missed out.
ZESCO United knocked out by NAPSA Stars with Harry Milanzi scoring the lone goal.
Knocked out in the semi finals by Nchanga Rangers . The game ended 1-0 with a goal from Bwalya Kasonde.
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.
Knocked out in the semi finals by Green Buffaloes via a 1-0 loss , courtesy of Sebastian Mwansa goal in the 14th minute.
Fifth title for ZESCO United thanks to Idris Mbombo goal and this was against ZANACO.
Knocked out in the semi finals via penalty shoot outs against NAPSA Stars.
Nkana Knocked out ZESCO United in the quarter finals .
ZESCO United meet up with ZANACO in another final.
Who wins it?