Zambia 1962

Northern Rhodesia National Football League 1962

NB: first edition

Participating Teams (13):
Roan United                (champions)
City of Lusaka             (runners-up)
Mufulira Wanderers
Kitwe United
Rhokana United
Nchanga Rangers
Nchanga Sports
Bancroft North End
Broken Hill Warriors
Lusaka Queens Park
Mufulira United
Ndola United
Ndola FC
Round 1
[Mar 4]
Mufulira Wanderers        5-1 Kitwe United
Rhokana United            3-2 Mufulira United
Roan United               3-1 Ndola FC
Bancroft North End        3-2 Lusaka Queens Park
City of Lusaka            4-4 Broken Hill Warriors
Ndola United              0-5 Nchanga Sports            
Nchanga Sports            bye

[Mar 25]
Mufulira Wanderers        8-1 Ndola FC
Broken Hill Warriors      1-0 Nchanga Rangers
Nchanga Sports            3-1 City of Lusaka            
Kitwe United              3-0 Rhokana United            
Roan United               2-2 Bancroft North End        
Lusaka Queens Park        2-0 Ndola United
Mufulira United           bye

Further known results:
Roan U.                   4-0 Nchanga Sports  
City of Lusaka            2-1 Nchanga Sports
[Jun 3]
Kitwe United              9-1 Ndola FC
[Oct ?]
Mufulira Wanderers        8-0 Nchanga Rangers
[Oct 21] 
Roan United               3-1 City of Lusaka 

Top of table (Dec 1962):

 1.Roan United
 2.Nchanga Sports
 3.City of Lusaka

Champions: Roan United

45 Ron Jervis  

Heinrich Cup 1962

Semifinals [Aug 26]
Bancroft North End        6-2 Mufulira United
Roan United               7-3 Nchanga Sports            

Final [Oct 7, Scrivener Stadium, Kitwe]
Bancroft North End        2-1 Roan United
  [Kingston (2); Mugala] 

RCFA Cup (Northern Rhodesia Challenge Cup) 1962

Final [Aug 26, Roan African Stadium]
City of Lusaka            5-1 Roan Antelope
  [Ellis 8, 15, Bwalya 11, 80, Sharpe 18; Abraham 30]

Castle Cup 1962

Northern Rhodesia Final [Oct 14, Scrivener stadium, Kitwe] 
Roan United               4-3 Nchanga Sports          
  [Castella, Dyson, Pensulo, Heylen; Blair, Ginger Stevenson, Campbell] 
Southern Rhodesia Final          
Bulawayo Rovers           1-0 Salisbury City

Final [Oct 28, Raylton ground, Salisbury] ("Super Castle Cup")
Bulawayo Rovers           1-0 Roan United            

1961 (Rhodesia and Nyasaland)


list of champions.

list of cup winners.

About this document

Sources: [Liw 84], [Chi 15], [ws],, Mining Mirror (26 October, 1979, p.18)

Prepared and maintained by Ian King, Leonard Koloko, Jerry Muchimba and Hans Schöggl for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Ian King, Leonard Koloko, Jerry Muchimba and Hans Schöggl
Last updated: 29 Nov 2023

(C) Copyright Ian King, Leonard Koloko, Jerry Muchimba, Hans Schöggl and RSSSF 2007/23
You are free to copy this document in whole or part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All rights reserved.