Saturday, May 18, 2024

Mighty loadshed Zesco’s title hopes


Mighty Mufulira Wanderers on Sunday dented Zesco United 2016 FAZ Super Division title hopes with a home win at Shinde Stadium.

Wanderers stunned the defending champions 1-0 to hand the visitors their fourth league defeat of the 2016 season.

Ghana striker Rahim Osumanu’s 4th minute strike handed Mighty the three points to send them up from 13th to 11th place to 39 points.

Zesco battled for the equalizer but found Mighty goalkeeper Robert Mwanza in inspired mode who denied Mwape Mwelwa a great chance in the 12th minute.

Jesse Were fired his shot across the face of goal in the 25th minute while Idris Mbombo sent his close-range effort wide on the near post in the 58th minute.

Zesco have 57 points, twelve behind leaders Zanaco with five and four games respectively left to play.

Zesco must now beat Kabwe Warriors at home on Wednesday to keep their now slim hopes of holding on to their crown.

Zanaco will also be in action on the same date in Lusaka away to Napsa Stars.


  1. Congrates my team Mighty Muf Wanderers. Job well done. At least we survive relegation and we built on our late come back next season

  2. Well done Mighty. We need to go to the drawing baord and plan seriously for next season. We have had too many draws and that drew us into the relegation zone. Need to get good new players especially strikers. Sort out the coaching issue, motive the players and I believe we shall be on the right path.

  3. Next season Mighty should find a credible coach, not that Portuguese they got from Zimbabwe, if anything bring back Chabinga.

    • The current coach is good. Just give him support meaning Mopani must give Mighty finances so as to get good players

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