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Lumwana stun Roan to smell promotion

Sports Lumwana stun Roan to smell promotion

Lumwana Radiants on Wednesday moved closer to winning promotion to the FAZ Super Division after thumping Roan United 2-0 to open a four point lead.

Goals from Lembani Lungu and Billy Lungu stunned Roan and moved Lumwana to 59 points with four matches left to play.

Roan remain stuck in fourth place with 52 points from 30 matches played.

Coach Allan Kamwanga’s Radiants are now clear favourites to secure promotion from Division One North.

Lumwana’s closest rivals Kalulushi Modern Stars and Mufulira Blackpool all failed to win their midweek games.

Kalulushi forced a 1-1 draw at Real Nakonde while Blackpool escaped from Kaole Stadium in Mansa with a goalless draw against Zesco

In other games, Mining Rangers beat Kitwe United 2-1 in a Kitwe derby played at Independence Stadium in Kalulushi.

In the southern division, Kabwe Warriors who have already secured promotion were held to a goalless draw by visiting Matero United at
Godfrey Chitalu Stadium in Kabwe.

Warriors now sit on 71 points while second placed Lusaka Tigers have 56 points from 30 games played.

Tigers on Wednesday defeated Riflemen 3-2.

Third placed Nampundwe moved to 54 points after a 4-3 win at Mongu Academy.


Chambishi 2 – 0 Konkola Mine Police
Zesco Luapula 0 – 0 Mufulira Blackpool
Kansanshi Dynamos1- 0 Ndola United
Copperbelt Buffaloes 1- 0 Zesco Solwezi
Real Nakonde 1 – 1 Kalulushi M. Stars
Indeni 2 – 1 Gomes Wanderers
Mining Rangers 2 – 1 Kitwe United
Chindwin Sentries 1 – 2 FQMO Mining
Lumwana Radiants 2 – 0 Roan United


City of Lusaka 2-0 Paramilitary
Lusaka City Council 1-1 Kalomo Jetters
Mumbwa Medics 1-0 Zesco Shockers
Mongu Academy 3-4 Nampundwe
Kabwe Warriors 0-0 Matero United
Prisons Leopards 2-0 Kafue Celtic
Rifflemen 2-3 Lusaka Tigers
Malaiti Rangers 4-1 Katete Rangers
Livingstone Pirates 1-0 Luena Buffaloes


  1. LT this headline is back again. What does it mean please. I think am the only one that cant work it out. Guys help me please don’t judge me, I just cant get it.


  2. The only reason I chose to read this article was just to find out what the writer meant by 2 of 31,046 Lumwana stun Roan to smell promotion. I have absolutely no idea, even after reading I cannot make out what was in the mind of the journalist.

  3. Editor please explain!
    I am an avid fan and cracker of Cryptic crosswords but this one is a sure ‘No Definition’!
    4 of many LT stunned commenters smell a conspiracy!

  4. Recently I was in Africa and had the opportunity to watch a Zambian match on Supersport Nakambala Vs Mufulira Wanderers.
    I really missed Dennis Liwewe cos listening to the commentators was embarrassing. Anyone know what they meant by:
    Mighty, playing at home with the whole of Africa in view
    A chance!Good header. .and the goalkeeper had it coming..He saves
    Mike Katiba, with a flat dry shot
    He went down..He was worked upon and he came back on the pitch
    Mighty had 48 percent of possession the last 10 minutes and generally in charge of 32
    And Mighty now pushing the issue!
    Both players that have come will push the issue
    And referee Mr Wellington Kaoma says enough is enough. He blows the final whistle

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