Defending champions Zesco United suffered a minor blimp in the title race while Power Dynamos coach Mohamed Fathy had something to smile about today.
Faz Premier League
Zanaco 3-Nakambala Leopards 1
Zanaco maintained a 3-point lead at the top of the Faz Premier Division table after an emphatic 3-1 home win over winless and bottom of the table Nakambala Leopards at Sunset Stadium in Lusaka.
Winston Kalengo and Henry Banda were on target for Zanaco.
Not to be left out on the act was the leagues top scorer Patrick Kabamba who scored his 9th goal of the season from 10 matches played.
Liniker Mwikisa scored Nakambala’s consolation goal.
Choma Eagles 1-Young Arrows 0
Choma Eagles strengthen their credentials as one of the best two promoted side this season when they beat visiting Young Arrows 1-0 in Maamba today.
Oscar Kachinka 76th minute goal saw Choma rise from 6th to 5th place on 14 points.
Red Arrows 1-Chambishi 0
Arrows moved out of the demotion zone after beating fellow strugglers Chambishi 1-0 at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka courtesy of a Timothy Mbewe goal.
Konkola Blades 1-Power Dynamos 2
Power won their first league match since March 21 after a 2-1 away victory over Konkola Blades at Konkola Stadium in Chililabombwe.
However, Power had to come from 1-0 down in the first half to collect only their third win of the season after Chipulu Chileya put Blades ahead in the 21st minute.
Luka Lungu equalized 15 minutes from fulltime before Elson Mkandawire scored the winner in the 88th minute to ease the pressure on Fathy.
Roan United 1-Zesco United 1
Zesco picked up their second draw of the season but slipped 6 points off the pace on 16 points after drawing 1-1 away to Roan United at Kafubu Stadium in Luanshya.
Arthur Kasoloki put Roan ahead via a 1st minute penalty but Maybin Mwaba made sure Zesco remained unbeaten with the equalizer in the 52nd minute.
Green Buffaloes 1-Kabwe Warriors 0
Buffaloes moved from 3rd to 2nd place on 19 points after an untidy 1-0 home win over visiting Kabwe Warriors at Woodlands Stadium in Lusaka.
The winner came in the 77th minute through Reuben Tembo who volleyed in the ball from the edge of the box from a cross following a swift move and assist on the opposite wing from Edward Museba.
Forest Rangers 1- City of Lusaka 1
Kameta Mutambo scored his 6th goal of the season when he put Forest 1-0 ahead in the 11th minute but City spoiled the hosts party at Dola Hill when Aaron Silwimba leveled in the 64th minute.
Zamtel-Lusaka Dynamos (Not played)*
*Zamtel players are on industrial action over pay arrears dating back to last season while they were in division 1 north.
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