Zambia Super League

NKANA OVERSHADOWS ZESCO UNITED AND END THE HISTORY OF LOADSHEDDING

nkana line up that defeated Zesco United

 

Nkana football record their first ever victory against Zesco United in a thrilling 3 – 2 goals. This was in the MTN FAZ super league week 32 hosted by Zesco at Levy Mwanawasa in Ndola. 

 

Since 2004 Nkana has failed to make a breakthrough against the 5 times league champions. Instead they have suffered 15 loses and have endured 6 draws.

 

HISTORY BETWEEN THE TWO TEAMS

ZSL 2004: Nkana 0-0 Zesco United | Zesco United 1-0 Nkana

COCA COLA CUP 2005: Nkana 0-1 Zesco United 

COCA COLA CUP 2007: Zesco United 5-0 Nkana 

ZSL 2008: Zesco United 2-0 Nkana Nkana 0-2 Zesco United 

ZSL 2010: Zesco United 0-0 Nkana Nkana 0-0 Zesco United 

CHARITY SHIELD FINAL 2011: Zesco United 3-0 Nkana 

ZSL 2011: Zesco United 2-1 Nkana Nkana 2-3 Zesco United 

ZSL 2012: Nkana 2-2 Zesco United Zesco United 1-0 Nkana 

ZSL 2013: Zesco United 3-1 Nkana Nkana 1-1 Zesco United 

ZSL 2014: Nkana 0-1 Zesco United | Zesco United 3-0 Nkana 

2014 BARCLAYS CUP: Zesco United 3-0 Nkana 

ZSL 2015: Nkana 0-0 Zesco United | Zesco United 5-3 Nkana 

ZSL 2016: Nkana 0-1 Zesco United | Zesco United 2-3 Nkana 

Credit James Nyirenda

 

The Walter Bwalya penalty and later a header with Simon Bwalya goal pushed Nkana to the 3 goals ahead of Zesco
Idriss Mbombo brace is what served Zesco into play. But the final whistle into 6+ added minutes saw the loss for the 10 man host

 

A thrilling game for Nkana as they came from a goal behind. Idriss Mbombo made a breakthrough in the 17th minute with a brilliant header crushing down the goalie.  A chip from Clatous Chama had passed Joseph Musonda and and Donashano was late.

 

It was later just before the break that Walter Bwalya converted from the spot.

 

Two minutes after the break Simon Bwalya apt the game with a surpriser. Shadreck Musonda’s chip-replica found Simon Bwalya before Ben Adama Banh could react. The 10 man Zesco put up defense after aerials of advances from the determined visitors.

 

Three minutes minutes before the full regulation time another chip now from Diego Apene found Walter Bwalya amid confused Zesco defence and header into the net proved 3 against the host.

 

In the 90th minute from nowhere there was the Idriss Mbombo header from Ben’s cross. But time was up and Zesco recorded the 3 – 1 loss. The win ensures Nkana contends for the second position in the league.

WEEK 32 LEAGUE STAKES

MTN FAZ SUPER LEAGUE – WEEK 32 FULL TIME SCORES

 

Wednesday, 2nd November

Lumwana Radiants 1 – 0 Nakambala Leopards

 

Saturday, 5th November

Mufulira Blackpool 0-1 Lusaka Tigers
Napsa Stars 1-2 Mufulira Wanderers
Green Eagles 0-1 Nchanga Rangers
Red Arrows 1-1 Green Buffaloes

 

Sunday, November 6

Forest Rangers 1-0 Lusaka Dynamos

Zesco United 2 – 3 Nkana

 

MTN FAZ Super League Table 2016

PosClubPWDLFAGDPts
1Zanaco34256371165581
2Zesco United34219457193872
3Nkana34217658312770
4Power Dynamos34187947291861
5Green Buffaloes34158113832653
6Kabwe Warriors341311103328550
7Red Arrows341113102730-346
8Nkwazi34101594039145
9Forest Rangers34127152633-743
10Napsa Stars341012122830-242
11Mufulira Wannderers3471892633-739
12Nchanga Rangers34109152836-839
13Lumwana Radiants34911142331-838
14Green Eagles33910142630-437
15Lusaka Dynamos3499162850-2236
16Nakambala Leopards34811152439-1535
17Lusaka Tigers34510191849-3125
18Mufulira Blackpool3401222952-4312
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