TO : ALL MEDIA HOUSES
FROM : NAPSA STARS FC
SUBJECT : NAPSA STARS GEARS UP FOR THE 2019 SEASON
(Lusaka, 25 January 2019)
Napsa Stars Football Club has boosted its squad as it begins the campaign for the 2019 MTN/FAZ transitional league season.
The club has acquired services of Burundian striker Laudit Mavugo, formerly Simba FC player on a two-year permanent deal. Midfielders Eric Yema from Congo and Niza Simutenda from Mpande Soccer Academy have signed three-year permanent deals with the club.
Napsa Stars FC is also delighted to acquire services of left back Bornwell Silengo on a three-year permanent deal from Zesco United FC and right back Luka Ng’uni from National Assembly on a three-year permanent deal.
The club has signed Victor Mulenga, a central defender from Mpande Academy on a three-year permanent deal.
Meanwhile, NAPSA Stars have recalled Smart Banda and Moses Mwansa who were on loan to Division One side Zesco Malaiti Rangers.
The following players have been released:
- Boyd Mkandawire
- Alex Mwamba
- Mangani Phiri
- Chiteta Kwalombota
- Robson Phiri
Players who were on loan at NAPSA and have gone back to their clubs include;
- Chitoshi Mukuma
- Bernard Mapili
- Victor Shikabeta
- Lottie Phiri
The full 2019 squad comprises the following:
- Luka Lungu – Jersey 10
- Bornwell Mwape – Jersey 12
- Mathews Maleka – Jersey 17
- Geoffrey Serunkuma- Jersey 19
- Thomas Banda- Jersey 25.
- Laudit Mavugo- Jersey 09
- Moses Mwansa- Jersey 20
- Dickson Chapa (Defensive Midfielder)- Jersey 08
- John Sikaumbwa (Attacking Midfielder)- Jersey 39
- Austin Banda (Winger)- Jersey 07
- Collins Sikombe (Attacking Midfielder)- Jersey 14
- Danny Silavwe (Attacking Midfielder) – Jersey 40
- Simon Nkata (Attacking Midfielder) – Jersey 30
- Eric Yema (Winger)- Jersey 11
- Keegan Zulu (Defensive Midfielder) – Jersey 24
- Niza Simutenda (Attacking Midfielder)- Jersey 22
- Luka Banda (Right Back) – Jersey 23
- Aaron Kabwe (Right Back) – Jersey 36
- Luka Ng’uni (Right Back)- Jersey 15
- Shawn Oduro (Central Defender) – Jersey 13
- Eric Kabulo (Central Defender)- Jersey 05
- Smart Banda (Central Defender) – Jersey 35
- Victor Mulenga (Central Defender) – 02
- Bornwell Silengo (Left Back) – Jersey 18
- Amos Simwanza (Central Defender)- 26
- Rabson Mucheleng’anga
- Philip Banda
- Casmir Youmou
- Emmanuel Mhpasi
The Board and Management are confident that the assembled squad will represent the club well in the race for the 2019 League Title.
Gwen M. Chipasula (Ms)
Media Liaison Officer
NAPSA Stars FC