Zambian Club Zanaco FC Appoint Amuneke New Head Coach


By Sportgister Ng

Top Zambian club Zanaco FC have appointed former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke as their new head coach.

This is according to Zambian media outfit Lusaka Times.

It is reported that Amuneke will travel to Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, in the next few days to resume his new role.

Amuneke, a former Super Eagles assistant coach, helped Tanzania qualify for the 2019 AFCON, there first since the 1980 editionHe led the Golden Eaglets to the 2015 U-17 FIFA World Cup title in ChileZanaco last won the MTN/FAZ Super League Division in 2016 and came second in 2021.

Their last league game saw them lose 1-0 at home on Sunday against Forest Rangers.

Zanaco was formed in 1978 as a social team by management trainees of Zambia National Commercial Bank.Starting from the 1980s, Zanaco started growing steadily from a mere social club to becoming one of the most successful and decorated club in Zambian football history. Stadium-based team has won seven Super League trophies, four Charity Shields, one Coca-Cola Cup, one Mosi Cup and three BP Cups.

Zanaco are the only team outside of Zambia’s Copperbelt Province to have not only won but also defended the Super League Trophy.

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