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Alba Iulia
Monday, February 24, 2020

Nakambala’s sweet rise continues

Sports Nakambala's sweet rise continues

Nakambala Leopards continued on their stealth run in the FAZ Super Division top two when they beat Lusaka Tigers 2-1 away on Saturday.

The team coached by ex-Zambia boss Patrick Phiri is enjoying its best start since making their top-flight debut in 2006.

Second placed Nakambala are unbeaten since the start of the season under Phiri who took over in July, 2015.

Meanwhile, Nakambala fought back against Tigers to win after Ekvis Kataya had put the promoted side ahead in the 63rd minute.

Venecious Mapande equalised in the 74th minute before Sign Chibambo made sure of the three points with a stoppage time goal.

Nakambala move to 12 points, four behind leaders Nkana whose game away to Zanaco was postponed after the latter arrived on Friday from their Confederation Cup engagement in Tunisia.

Tigers drop from 3rd to 6th on 9 points after the loss.

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