Timu ya Ziko will now play in the Caf Champions League alongside Zanaco after former Tusker striker shown by example
Kenyans took to social media to hail striker Jesse Were’s latest achievement after scoring four goals for Zesco United on Sunday.
The imposing Harambee Star capped the 2020-21 season with four goals as the Timu Ya Ziko hammered Buildcon FC 7-2 in a top Zambian match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium.
Timu ya Ziko scored the remaining three goals thanks to Samson Mkandawire, John Chishimba and Tafadzwa Rusike while the visitors got their two goals thanks to Brian Mwila, who scored a brace.
It only took two minutes for the new champions to take the lead. The Kopala team conceded a penalty in the second minute and the imposing Kenyan rose for the occasion to give his team the advantage.
The 32-year-old scored his second in the 13th minute before achieving his hat trick in the 23rd minute. Mwila reduced the deficit in the 37th minute to ensure the halftime result was 3-1 in favor of the champions.
It took a minute after the break to score his fourth of the game after a slow start from the visitors.
What caught the attention of many in the game were the goals scored by Were, who finished the season as the team’s top scorer with 10 goals, and also managed to reach 104 goals for the team since joining them on FKF Premier League side Tusker four seasons ago.
Several Kenyans have called on Harambee Stars coach Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee to include the player in the national team for upcoming matches while others have compared him to Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, who Still shining for the club but not as prolific for Argentina. National team.
Here’s how Kenyans reacted to Were’s posting according to the post on the Goal Africa Facebook page.
K’Ochaka Qevin: Jesse is Kenya‘s Messi … good at the club but questionable at home.
Ben Ben: Goal machine. Good work from this man. His record at Zesco will remain for so many years.
Frank Khaemba: King Jesse never fails to indulge on occasion.
Rafael Muendo: The big question always arises … why did Kenya not use this type.
Marcello Omuttaha: Mwendwa and Mulee will never see this.
Bethwel MC Obondo: European material.
Kungu Domnic Wuod Awasi: And still not in the Kenyan national team. Wonders of Kenya.
Christophe Jøhn: Manchester United should sign him, they have no striker.
Blessed Sam: Corrupt Kenyan coaches cannot notice such talents.
Kaladi Mc Nkandu: The king is never honored in his homeland. You don’t know the beast you don’t know its name #Were means #but in Zambia.
Marc Maina: Does Nick Mwendwa know he is Kenyan?