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Friday, July 3, 2020

Blades tumble at Forest

Sports Blades tumble at Forest

Forest Rangers ended a three-game losing streak after coming from behind to beat visiting Konkola Blades 2-1 at Dola Hill Grounds on Saturday.

The Ndola club had lost to Mufulira Wanderers, Nkana and Red Arrows prior to overcoming Konkola in this round ten match of the FAZ Super Division.

Malar Besa registered the winning goal five minutes from time to send the home fans into wild celebrations at Dola Hill.
The game was poised for a 1-all draw before Besa beat veteran keeper Stephen Kabwe with a long ranger effort.
Forest dominated the match from the first minute and deserved to win.

Konkola made a false start with talented midfielder Frank Chibuye giving them a 28th minute lead.

The lead lasted for only 16 minutes after which Forest forward Joe Besa headed in the equaliser from Mundia Mapopa cross shot from the left flank.

Forest had missed a litany of chances before Konkola scored against the run of play with Congolese forward Soutra Tshimenga being the major culprit.

The victory has pushed Simonda Kaunda’s side one slot up the 16-team league table with 10 points from 10 games.

Konkola remain stuck on 13 points.

Meanwhile, Green Eagles suffered their fourth straight defeat when they lost 2-1 at home against National Assembly.

Eagles who took the lead in the 48th minute through Junior Zulu.

Stanley Banda equalised ten minutes later before Humphrey Kakubo scored the winning goal.

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  1. Too bad for Sharp Razor!!but this year we have a strong team so the team may do better in the next game against Zanaco!!!

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