Manchester based sportswear manufacturing company Umbro have announced a long partnership with Zambian giants Zanaco, Felele247.com.ng understands.
The near Manchester based kits makers disclosed this via their official website “We are pleased to welcome Zanaco Football Club to the double diamond family.
Playing in the top tier of Zambian football, ‘Sensational’ Zanaco was established in 1978 as a social team by employees of the national bank.
The club has grown into one of the country’s most successful outfits, having won seven Super League titles. They are also the only team outside of the Copperbelt region to have won and successfully defended league titles which they achieved in the early 2000s.
As the club’s official technical partner, we’ll be providing them with official match kit, training kit and off-field wear.
We look forward to a successful partnership over the next few years.
The Lusaka based are currently in playing the Zambian first division They play their home games at Sunset Stadium in Lusaka.
The Club was formed in 1978 as a social team by management trainees of Zambia National Commercial Bank. The team was launched at LOTUS INN in Lusaka. The founding members were Lloyd Choongo, Ben Banda, Nathan Lupupa and John Kasengele. Starting from the 1980s,
The club started growing steadily from a mere social club to becoming one of the most successful and decorated club in Zambian football history.
Over the years the Sunset Stadium-based team has won 7 Super League trophies, 4 Charity Shields, 1 Coca-Cola Cup, 1 Mosi Cup and 3 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