It was a good week for the City of Kitwe with both big guns staying in the top three after round 25 of games played.
Nkana stayed second, Power Dynamos stayed third, after beating Green Buffaloes 4-1, in a precursor 2016 Barclays Cup quarterfinal match this weekend, while Zesco United remained in boths teams rear view mirror with six games in hand with nine matches left before the 2016 title is decided.
At Sunset Stadium in Lusaka on Saturday, Nkana beat hosts promoted Lusaka Dynamos thanks to goals from Fred Tshimanga and Jacob Ngulube in the 65th and 72nd minutes respectively.
Nkana stay five points behind Zanaco who demolished 14th placed Mufulira Wanderers 4-0 on Sunday.
Roderick Kabwe scored a 17th minute penalty, Attram Kwame nodded in the second in the 54th minute, Aubrey Funga scored the third in the 65th minute and Ernest Mbewe slotted in the final goal three minutes from full time.
Zanaco have 58 points from 25 games, Nkana 53 after 26 matches, Power have 52 points also from 26 games and Zesco, with their league fixture backlog from 19 fixtures played, are 4th on 40 points.