Kalengo nominated for best player award

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ZESCO United striker Winston Kalengo and team-mate midfielder Cletus Chama have been nominated for the 2015 player-of-the-year.
Zanaco forward Moses Phiri is also in the running for the best-player-of-the-year award after guiding the bankers to second place on the Super Division log.
Kalengo and Chama were instrumental in leading Zesco to the 2015 title.
Zesco managed 67 points, four better than second-placed Zanaco.
Kalengo banged in 24 goals in all competitions – 18 in the league.
The Chipolopolo forward has already bagged the Super Division top scorer’s award.
He was influential in the Chipolopolo’s qualification to the 2016 Rwanda African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals and reaching the group stage of the 2018 Russia World Cup qualifiers.
The 30-year-old netted four goals in the CHAN qualifiers and two in the 2017 Gabon Africa Cup of Nations and the 2018 Russia World Cup qualifiers.
Chama found the net seven times in the league this year.
Lusaka Dynamos teenage striker Conlyde Luchanga, Napsa Stars defender Boyd Mkandawire and Red Arrows defender Benedict Chepeshi are vying for the young player-of-the-year award.
The trio were members of the under-23 national team that competed at the African Under-23 Championship in Senegal, where Zambia was eliminated in the preliminary round.
Kalengo, goalkeeper Jacob Banda and Red Arrows striker Festus Mbewe have been nominated for the most disciplined player award.
Zesco coach George Lwandamina is up against Elijah Chikwanda of Nkwazi and Green Buffaloes mentor Bilton Musonda for the coach-of-the-year award.
The awards ceremony will be at Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka on Thursday.

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