FAZ Super Division new boys Lumwana Radiants on Wednesday enhanced their survival prospects after a home win at Lumwana Grounds.
The Super Division debutants beat Nakambala Leopards 1-0 in Lumwana to swim closer to the 40-point mark they need to seal their survival.
Hillary Bwalya scored the game’s lone goal in the 22nd minute to end Lumwana three-match winless spell in which they had collected just one point since defeating Lusaka Dynamos 1-0 at the same venue on October 1.
Lumwana however stay 11th but rise to 37 points with four games left to play.
Nakambala on the other hand are now officially battling to maintain their three-year stay in the FAZ Super Division after suffering their third consecutive defeat.
The Sweet Boys from Mazabuka are hovering two places above the bottom four on 34 points following their first top flight trip to Lumwana whom they beat 2-1 in the first leg match in Mazabuka on June 12.
Nakambala came into their mid-week match after losing 5-1 at third placed Power Dynamos on October 29 in Kitwe just seven days after losing again in the same city to number two side Nkana who beat them 6-3.