Kabwe Warriors have secured a swift return to the Super Division after winning the Division 1 South league with five games to spare.
Warriors were confirmed as Division 1 South champions on Saturday following a 3-0 win over Paramilitary thanks to striker Idriss Mbombo’s hat-trick at Godfrey Chitalu Stadium.
Congolese Mbombo’s 21st, 22nd and 23rd goals of the season helped Warriors return to the Super Division after an absence of one season having amassed 70 points from 29 matches.
Mohamed Fathi’s legendry club have unassailable 17 point lead at the top and have so far posted 22 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses while scoring 53 and conceding 13 goals in the season.
Meanwhile, second placed Lusaka Tigers are 17 points adrift of Kabwe Warriors while Nampundwe in third place, are two points behind the Matero outfit.