Red Arrows consolidate lead in MTN Super League

football03 April 2024 15:48| © Mzansi Football
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First-half goals from Ackim Mumba and Ebengo Ikoko have handed MTN Super League leaders Red Arrows a 2-0 victory over Konkola Blades on a lean day in the Zambian top flight on Wednesday.

Arrows have extended their advantage at the top of the table to six points, albeit that they have played a game more than second-placed ZESCO United, who are in action away at Kabwe Warriors on Thursday.

Arrows extended their unbeaten league run to 10 games with the victory (W9 D1) ahead of a crunch meeting with defending champions Power Dynamos on Saturday.

There was just one goal scored in the other four top-flight matches on Wednesday.

Forest Rangers defeated Mufulira Wanderers 1-0 thanks to a strike from Amenu Moro with 20 minutes remaining. That moves Rangers up to seventh in the table.

Power Dynamos were held to a 0-0 draw by Zanaco and are now nine points adrift of Arrows, making their clash at the weekend all the more important.

Kansanshi Dynamos and Green Buffaloes also played to a 0-0 draw, while Nkana FC moved a point clear of the relegation zone with a goalless draw against second-bottom Prison Leopards.