Zesco rally to knockout a boisterous Nkana 5-3 in an explosive Copperbelt derby at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola today.
The result saw Zesco extend their unbeaten league run against Nkana to sixteen games after picking up their 10th win over the record 12-time champions.
Meanwhile, six of the eight goals all came in the first half of a match Nkana started brightly in their quest to end an agonizing winless run against Zesco.
Simon Bwalya headed iun the opening goal in the 6thminute to put Nkana ahead but Zesco equaled in the 16th minute through Mwape Mwelwa.
Fred Tshimenga put Nkana back in the lead in the 22nd minute but Zesco hit back in the 33rd minute through Winston Kalengo.
Cletus Chota put Zesco in the lead for Zesco move to 46the first time in the match in the 36th minute before Justin Zulu made it 4-1 on the nick of halfg time.
Walter Bwalya reduced the gap in the 49thminute but Jackson Mwanza’s 59th minute free kick to put the result beyond doubt.
Meanwhile in Choma, Mighty Mufulira Wanderers lost 2-1 away to Green Eagles.
Eagles scored through Mwila Phiri and Adamson Mulao while Rabby Lwambula scored Mighty’s consolation goal.