ZESCO United see lead cut in MTN Super League

football24 December 2023 17:00
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ZESCO United have seen their lead at the top of the MTN Super League cut to three points after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Mufulira Wanderers this weekend.

ZESCO had to come from behind for the point after Owen Mwamba gave Wanderers the lead just past the hour-mark. But Enock Sakala rescued the draw for the home side just before the end.

Nkwazi move up to second place with a 1-0 away victory at Green Eagles, handed to them by Emmanuel Chabula’s goal in injury-time at the end of the game. They left it late, but claimed three massive points.

Red Arrows moved to within four points of leaders ZESCO after they claimed a 3-1 win at home to Mutondo Stars.

Stars struck first through Chisha Kampamba, but Arrows were 2-1 up by halftime via Yusuf Saddam and Ricky Banda, before Anthony Shipanuka added a late third insurance goal.

Nkana FC eased their relegation woes slightly with a 1-0 away win at ZANACO. Royd Katuna got the game’s only goal just before halftime as Nkana moved to within two points of safety.

Champions Power Dynamos continue to bumble along this season after they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by NAPSA Stars.

Austin Banda put Stars ahead after 15 minutes, but an own goal from Luka Banda drew Dynamos level before the half-hour mark, and that was the way it stayed.

Two goals in six second-half minutes from Golden Mashata and George Ngoma sealed a 2-0 win for Green Buffaloes against winless Trident, who remain bottom of the table.

Konkola Blades and Prison Leopards played to a 1-1 draw. Blades took the lead through

Christian Mpoyi but Mike Mambepa equalised for the visitors, who were reduced to 10 men late on when Roderick Khembo received a red card.

Both of Sunday’s matches between Kansanshi Dynamos and Forest Rangers, and Kabwe Warriors and FC MUZA, ended in goalless draws.