Tembo talks up Zambian recruit

SuperSport recruited the Zambian forward from Power Dynamos, handing the 19-year-old a three-year deal following a successful trial in Tshwane.

Lungu, who scored 16 goals last season, made his Absa Premiership debut as a 75th minute substitute in Matsatsantsa's 1-0 win over AmaZulu at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Wednesday.

"He is a young star, [turning] 20 years old. He was playing for Power Dynamos in Zambia," Tembo says of Lungu.

"We are trying to bring in youngsters with potential.

"He is actually a striker but we are trying to convert him to a winger.

"You gonna see a lot from him. He is a quality player. He is typical goal scorer, he scores goals.

"I am telling you, you are gonna see a lot from him. He is a quality player."

United have also added Phumlani Ntshangase, Bongani Khumalo, James Keene, Washington Arubi and Luke Fleurs to their roster for 2018/19.

Tembo's charges next face Orlando Pirates at Orlando Stadium Stadium in the MTN8 quarter-finals on Saturday (20h30).

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