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 [date?] 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 Topscorer: 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 [McKie]
1961 (Rhodesia and Nyasaland)
list of champions.
list of cup winners.
Sources: [Liw 84], [Chi 15], [ws], https://zambianfootball.co.zm/60-years-of-the-zambian-football-league-1962-2022/, Mining Mirror (26 October, 1979, p.18)
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