Isaac Manda Club General Secretary

Isaac Manda Club General Secretary

Isaac Manda Biography

Mr. Isaac Manda

 Is a Seasoned Banker with work experience spanning 28 years in Zanaco Bank Plc currently working as Specialist in Credit Administration, Documentation and Monitoring under Corporate Credit Risk Department.

He is the current General Secretary of Zanaco Football Club mostly because of his passion for the sport and experience in running football affairs. He has a rich background in the administration of soccer having first been elected as a Committee Member in 2004. Also served as Vice Secretary from 2010 to 2018 and was appointed General Secretary on September 3 2018, the position he holds to-date.

Honor’s during his tour of duty at Zanaco FC spanning 17 years, include Super League wins in 2005/2006, 2009 ,and 2012/2016. Also won Barclays Cup with Sensational Zanaco FC for the first time in 2017 having been participating since its inception. Another trophy added to the Club in 2019 was that of Charity Shield.

Isaac was part of the Management team that first launched Women’s Football with Zanaco FC on 9th April 2021 dubbed “Zanaco FC Ladies and consequently participated in the Provincial league. He also has a passion for youth football and currently oversees, Young Zanaco FC and Under 18.

He currently serves as a member of the local FA (Football Association of Zambia) Premier league and Competitions Committee appointed on 18th June 2021.

CAF Journey Milestones

He has garnered immense experience in CAF from the time the club has been participating in the CAF league with the below milestones. During this CAF journey, he has travelled widely to 25 African Countries, among them, Cote d’l voire, Gambia, Tunisia, Morocco, Mauritius, Cameroon, Estwatini, etc etc..

2010 - Qualified to the group stage of the CAF Confederation cup (finished 3rd in the group)

2017 - Qualified to the group stage of the CAF Champions League (finished 3rd in the group)

2019- Reached the first ever Quarter-Finals of the CAF Confederation Cup

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and currently studying Doctorate in Business Administration with Heriot -Watt University.

Mr Manda is also a Community Leader having served on two occasions as President of the Lions Club of Munali, first in 2007/2008 and 2019. Also served in various positions viz. First Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary to mention but a few.

Finally, Isaac is the team player and works well with the Zanaco FC family and other clubs in the Super league. His secret of success lies in hard work, and creates time for his family and friends.

He likes the Quote by Barack Obama that drives him:

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek”

Contact: +260 977 406 333