Rugby season resume with Traditional Games

By Mercy Chewe
The 2021 local rugby season starts on Saturday under the new normal with traditional opening matches on the menu.

Zambia Rugby Union spokesperson Tom Chaloba said clubs and fans are expected to religiously follow the Covid-19 guidelines in the best interest of the sport.

Rugby is resuming after being inactive for over a year owing to the impact of Covid-19.

“The Rugby Union has done its part by facilitating that rugby is back. The onus is on fans to ensure that they follow Covid-19 guidelines so that the games are not postponed again,” Chaloba said.

Meanwhile, league champions Red Arrows have a tricky encounter against Nkwazi in the traditional opening matches in the Lusaka Show Grounds.

Former champions Diggers “Men at Work” will visit the Rampant Lions of Nchanga in Chingola with Konkola hosting Kansanshi.

Mufulira Leopards will take a short trip to Kitwe to confront the Spoilers KPF at Kitwe Playing Fields.


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