DIVISION 1 WRAP: Blades,Roan and new boys Trident win 2018 openers


Roan United, Konkola Blades, Kansanshi Dynamos, Chambishi and newly promoted side Trident FC of Kalumbila all recorded wins on the opening weekend of the 2018 FAZ Division 1 Zone 2 season.

Trident are the early pace-setters after thumping FQMO Roads 2-0 in the North Western derby at home on Sunday.

Ex-Konkola striker Smart “Chowa” Chisenga scored a brace as Trident shot to the top of the Zone 2 table via goal difference.

At Kafubu Stadium in Luanshya, Roan United edged Gomes Wanderers 1-0 with coach Israel Mwanza’s side Kansanshi Dynamos stealing a 2-1 win at Ndola United earlier on Saturday.

Konkola Blades beat FQMO Mining 1-0 and Chambishi stunned Mufulira Blackpool 1-0 away at Kachofa Stadium in Kamuchanga, Mufulira.

Elsewhere, the much anticipated opening match between Mufulira Wanderers and Kalulushi Modern Stars ended in a goalless draw at Independence Stadium in Kalulushi.


Kalulushi Modern Star 0-0 Mufulira Wanderers

Kashikishi 0-0 Mining Rangers

FQMO Mining 0-1 Konkola Blades

ZNS Lwamfumu 0-0 Indeni

Mufulira Blackpool 0-1 Chambishi

Trident 2-0 FQMO Roads

Ndola United 1-2 Kansanshi Dynamos

Roan United 1-0 Gomes

ZONE 1 – Week 2

Riflemen 3-0 Lundazi Utd (Walkover)

Lusaka City Council 3-0 Petauke United (Walkover)

Circuit City 1-0 City of Lusaka

Kafue Celtic 0-0 Police College

Young Buffaloes 3-0 Paramilitary

Chipata Council 0-2 Malaiti Rangers

Katete Rangers 2-2 Happy Hearts

Lusaka Tigers 2-2 Wonderful