Zesco United have retained their FAZ Super Division crown with three games to spare after a 3-0 home win over Power Dynamos on Wednesday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.
Zesco have reached an unassailable 64 points that second placed Zanaco cannot breach after they drew 1-1 away at Nkwazi on Wednesday afternoon.
Goals from Cletus Chota in the 47th minute, John Chingandu in the 90th minute and Winston Kalengo three minutes later handed Zesco their fifth league title to mnove within one win of Power’s six crowns.
Zesco are now in line for a double if they can also retain the Barclays Cup starting with this weekend’s semifinal date against Green Buffaloes at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka.
Zanaco and Power are 2nd and 3rd on 54 and 51 points respectively with the battle between them now solely for that number two spot that guarantees CAF Confederation Cup football in the 2016 season.
FAZ SUPER DIVISION
WEEK 27 RESULTS & FIXTURES
Nchanga Rangers 1-Green Eagles 0
Konkola Blades 1-Lusaka Dynamos 0
Nkwazi 1-Zanaco 1
National Assembly -Forest Rangers
Red Arrows 1-Green Buffaloes 0
Zesco United 3-Power Dynamos 0
Mufulira Wanderers-Nakambala Leopards