Run away league leaders Zesco United today extended their lead to eight points on the summit as they close in on clinching their ninth FAZ league title.
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It was a Jesse Jackson Were headed in goal from a Simon Silwimba. The assist pushed on in the 44th minute which gave Zesco United a lead. The only goal of the match was sufficient enough to end Zesco’s two match loosing streak.
Further, the win puts United on 58 points eight above second placed Zanaco who lost 1-2 at home yesterday to relegated side Kitwe United.
Zesco United now needs nine points to be confirmed champions of the 2020/21 season that’s if Zanaco will get back to winning ways in their remaining games.
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Lusaka Dynamos remain in fourth position but with a chance of being dropped should Kabwe Warriors win Wednesday’s home tie against troubled Napsa Stars.
Yesterday, Nkana picked up their second win in a row after overcoming Prison Leopards 2-1 at Nkana stadium.
Inform right back Gilroy Chimwemwe produced a man of the match performance after scoring a scorcher of the goal and an assist late in the second half to give his side much needed victory and get closer to moving out of the relegation zone.
Nkana now has 34 points and need to win their next rescheduled fixture away to Red Arrows this Tuesday to be level on points with fourteenth placed Indeni on 37 points.
Leopards next match will be against Zesco United and a lose will put pressure on the correct boys as they can end up in red zone should Nkana and Napsa win their games in hand respectively.
Napsa Stars lost 2-4 to visiting Green Eagles in an early kick off match at Sunset Stadium. Anos Tembo and Lineker Mwikisa scored a brace each for Tonka Twende while another brace from former Nkana striker Bornwell Mwape was Napsa Stars’ only effort.
Kitwe United spoiled Zanaco’s chance of closing the gap at the summit after they came from behind to win 2-1 at Sunset Stadium and break the home record for the bankers of having not lost a home game since the beginning of the current season.
Moses Phiri’s 29th minute goal was cancelled by Lupert Musonda in 49th minute into the second half and the winner came from man of the match Edward Lungu scoring his third of the season in 72nd minute to hand his side a third victory in the current season.