Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1961

Professional Rhodesia and Nyasaland Football League 1961

Inaugural Matches [Apr 9; involving South African clubs]
Salisbury XI            bt  Nyasa United        [Glamis Ground, Salisbury]
City of Salisbury       2-8 Durban City         [Glamis Ground, Salisbury]
Bulawayo XI             0-1 Highland Park       [Showgrounds, Bulawayo]

NB: Salisbury XI were a combined side of Salisbury United and City of Salisbury;
    Bulawayo XI were a combined side of Bulawayo City and Bulawayo United;
    there also was an opening match at Scrivener Stadium, Kitwe

Round 1 [Apr 16?]
City of Lusaka          2-5 Salisbury United    [Queensmead Ground, Lusaka]

Round 2 [Apr 23?]
Nyasa United (Blantyre) 0-1 City of Lusaka      [Langeley Stadium, Blantyre]

NB: Nyasa United withdrew on Apr 29, 1961
 
Championship abandoned. 
 
NB: Rhodesia and Nyasaland comprised the territories of current
    Malawi (Nyasaland), Zambia (Northern Rhodesia) and Zimbabwe
    (Southern Rhodesia).



Castle Cup 1961

Semifinals
Bulawayo City           bt  [?]
City of Lusaka          2-1 Salisbury City

Final [in Salisbury]
Bulawayo City            -  City of Lusaka         


Levy Cup 1961

First Leg [in Bulawayo]
Southern Rhodesia       5-0 Northern Rhodesia
  [Laing (2), McGuigan (2), Smith]

Second Leg [in Salisbury]
Northern Rhodesia       4-2 Southern Rhodesia
  [Lawther (2), Stevenson, Simpson (og); Chalmers, Laing]


NB: apparently independently, another match between regional selection was played

[Scrivener Stadium, Kitwe]
Northern Rhodesia       1-3 Rhodesia and Nyasaland FL XI
  [Pengally; Cravetti, Bresani, Thomas]




1952 (Zambia).

1962 (Rhodesia).

1962 (Zambia).

1987 (Malawi).

list of champions (Malawi).

list of champions (Rhodesia/Zimbabwe).

list of champions (Zambia).


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