Confed Cup – Harambee Stars Duo Shine As Zesco Dump Out Kaizer Chiefs


Harambee Stars duo, Anthony Akumu and Jesse Were, scored as Zesco United dumped Kaizer Chiefs out of the Confederation of African Cup on 5-2 aggregate Saturday night in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Team Ya Ziko as Zesco is nicknamed went into the clash with a healthy 3-1 first leg advantage but still scored twice to guarantee qualification to the group stage.

Akumu broke the ice ten minutes into play – dispossessing his opponent before dribbling past another and unleashing a long range shot past the keeper.

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Jesse pounced on a second ball – driving it home with a lethal left foot strike to double the lead in the 69th minute.

The former Tusker danger-man has now scored five goals for Zesco at the continental level.

Zimbabwean forward Khama Billiat netted Chiefs’ consolation on the stroke of full time as the game ended 2-1 in favor of the visitors from Zambia.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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