Luanda — Without striker Zito Luvumbo, 1º de Agosto traveled this morning to Zambia, where they will play, against Zesco United, the fifth round of Group A of the League of African Champion Clubs in football, decisive for relaunch the chance to qualify for the quarter-finals.
For this match, Serbian coach Dragan Jovic took 23 athletes, who during the week dedicated themselves to more technical and tactical work, with very little intensity, with a view to their recovery for a victorious performance, Saturday, in Ndola.
In addition to Zito Luvumbo, injured last Sunday, in the 16th round match of the national championship (Girabola2019 / 20) against Progresso do Sambizanga, the military side do not have the Cameroonian midfielder Yazid Atouba, who also contracted an injury.
Even so, according to captain Dany Massunguna, the group is confident of victory in Zambian territory and the possible qualification in the last game, in Luanda, against Zamalek, should the Egyptian team lose this weekend's game against the TP Mazembe.
In the second round of the first round, 1º de Agosto and Zesco United drew, in Luanda, to a goal. And on the third day, the Angolan ambassador consented to a home draw against TP Mazembe of the DRC, with whom he lost on the fourth day, in Lubumbashi (1-2).
At the start of matchday five, here is the classification of Group A:
1st TP Mazembe - 10 points 2nd Zamalek - 07 3rd of 1 de Agosto - 02 4th Zesco United - 02