Zesco moved into third position on Wednesday after rallying to beat demoted Lusaka Tigers 2-1 at Independence Stadium in Lusaka.

The defending champions exchanged places with Power Dynamos on 57 and 56 points from 28 and 30 games respectively.

However, it took at least half an hour before Zesco found the target when Emmanuel Kabaso put Tigers ahead in the 6th minute.

Defender Bernard Mapili equalized in the 32nd minute before midfielder Misheck Chaila snatched the winner five minutes before halftime.

The win moves Zesco within eleven points of leaders Zanaco who have played 29 games and another five in hand.

Nkana are second on 66 points, nine ahead of Zesco, and have two games left to play.

Meanwhile, second from bottom Tigers are demoted after the defeat with two games in hand and cannot usurp 16th placed Lusaka Dynamos who have 32 points from as many games played.

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  1. CHICKEN IS NOT A GOOD COACH, HE JUST CHANCED A CROP OF GOOD PLAYERS AT ZESCO AND GOOD ADMINISTRATION BY MR.WESTON MUMBA HENCE THE UNEXPECTED “GOOD” RUN IN CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE! INFACT HE WONT LAST 3 MONTHS AT YANGA BECAUSE THAT CLUB VICIOUSLY SACKS COACHES! YOU CAN SEE EVEN THE ZAMBIA NATIONAL TEAM IS NOW VIBRANT AND STRONG UNDER WEDSON NYIRENDA JUST AFTER 3 MONTHS OF TAKING OVER. WE ADVISED KAMANGA TO SACK LWANDAMINA IMMEDIATELY HE TOOK OVER FAZ PRESIDENCY, BUT HE REFUSED. HENCE WE WONT BE AT AFRICA CUP NEXT YEAR. IF NYIRENDA HAD COME EARLIER HE WOULD HAVE QUALIFIED US TO THE AFRICA CUP! WHERE HAVE THE PLAYERS NYIRENDA IS USING NOW COME FROM? THEY WERE THERE BUT LWANDAMINA CONCENTRATES ON KICK-BACKS FROM PLAYERS FOR ONE TO PLAY, HENCE BRINGING DOWN STANDARDS IN THE NATIONAL TEAM AND…

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  2. Learn to appreciate George Lwandamina ‘s efforts. Say THANKS. Viva George ! U have potential to be great.

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