By Mercy Chewe
FAZ President Andrew Kamanga says the 2021/22 soccer season will kick off on August 21 with the Charity Shield final.
Super Division champions Zesco United will tackle Absa Cup winners Lusaka Dynamos in the Samuel ‘Zoom’ Ndhlovu Charity Shield final.
Kamanga made the announcement in his presidential corner article shared on the association’s official website.
The venue for the Charity Shield final will be confirmed later
Kamanga wrote:”Back at home, the 2021/2022 league is almost upon us. The league will kick-off with the Charity Shield on August 21, 2021, with Super League winners Zesco United facing ABSA Cup champions Lusaka Dynamos.”
“We expect that after the FIFA International Window in the first week of September, the league proper will commence.We will draw on the experiences of the 2020 season to handle the Covid-19 challenges. With the advent of the vaccine, we are encouraging teams to take up the option of vaccination to minimize the risk of Covid-19 infection,” Kamanga stated.