Zesco rise to the summit of the log despite the three games in hand. This was during the 6th August Sunday of Zambian super league fixture.
A Jesse Were penalty early on in the game and the late finish by Kondwani Mtonga sealed the 2-0 fate for the visiting Nakambala Leopards.
Jesse converted from the spot after Maleka of Nakambala brought down John Chingandu in the box
Krmpotic men have now played 18 games with 38 points making them show the lead of the super league. Napsa Stars who had enjoyed the top slot now seat a point behind the Caf Confederation material.
Zesco has a possible collection of 9 points from the in hand games which will make them accelerate far ahead to 37 points.
Zanaco is the only contender with 6 games in hand positioned at the 8th. The Bankers have a possible collection of 18 points effectively achieving a total of 48 points. This will make an interesting advance between the two Zambian league contenders.
Week 21 Monday Fixture 7th August 2017
13:00 Zanaco vs Green Eagles
15:00 Lusaka Dynamos vs Nkwazi