Kenyan international star injured in Zambia

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The win saw Zesco United move top of the Zambian league standing with 62 points, two above second-placed Zanaco

Jesse Were’s ambition of lifting Zambian Super League Golden Boot suffered a major blow after picking an injury in his side's win against Kabwe Warriors.

The on-form Kenyan striker, who notched one goal and an assist during Zesco United's 4-1 win against City of Lusaka last weekend, was stretched off in mid second half after sustaining a knock.

Goal could however, not establish the extent of the injury with Zesco United yet to give any update on the same. Zesco United cruised past Kabwe Warriors 1-0 on Wednesday but it the victors had to pay the prize of losing one of their most valuable asset this campaign.

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The win saw Zesco United move top of the Zambian league standing with 62 points, two above second-placed Zanaco.

But it is was Were’s injury blow in the 60th minute that will be a course of concern for Team ya Ziko, who are without mask man, Kanshi Mtonga.

Lazarus Kambole scored Zesco United’s all-important goal late in the first half to help his side take the lead at the summit with a game in hand.

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