ZESCO Stay On Top
Rejuvenated Nkana on Wednesday moved into third place on the FAZ Super Division table after edging Nakambala Leopards 1-0 away in Mazabuka.
Striker Walter Bwalya scored a late goal in this Week 14 match at Nakambala Stadium as Nkana increased their tally to 26 points to move one place up the table.
This was Nkana’s second straight win having beaten Kitwe United 1-0 in their last match at home in Wusakile last Saturday.
At Garden Park Stadium, Zesco United overcame Kitwe United 2-1 in Kitwe to stay top of the table.
Striker Jesse Were scored the winner for Zesco who also benefited from Levy Makungu’s own goal earlier after Kitwe had taken a 1-0 lead into the half time break via Austin Muwowo’s 44th minute goal.
Zesco have moved to 31 points after playing 13 matches tied with second placed Green Buffaloes who beat ailing 2017 runners-up Zanaco 1-0 at home.
Meanwhile, there were also wins for Power Dynamos, Nkwazi and Forest Rangers in midweek games including a momentus one for newcomers Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy.
Kabwe Youth recorded the first win of their debut Super Division season after stunning Lumwana Radiants 2-0 in Kabwe.
In Monze, Alex Ngonga scored his first goal in 12 league games when Power won 1-0 away at New Monze Swallows.
Green Buffaloes 0-Zanaco 1
New Monze Swallows 0-Power Dynamos 1
Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy 2-Lumwana Radiants 0
Kabwe Warriors 0-Napsa Stars 0
Ncahnga Rangers 0-Forest Rangers 2
Nkwazi 1-Buildcon 0
Red Arrows 0-National Assembly 0
Kitwe United 1-Zesco United 3
Nakambala Leopards 0-Nkana 1
Green Eagles-Lusaka Dynamos