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- Updated: July 14, 2012
Zanaco maintained top spot after beating their Copperbelt rivals’ Zesco 2-1 at sunset stadium in Lusaka. Keagan Mumba’s sides struggled in the first half against Zesco who took an 8th minute lead through Jackson Mwanza.
Zanaco leveled against the run of play in the 43rd minute through Lewis Macha who headed in a Moses Phiri cross. There was drama in a space of two minutes with just ten minutes played in the second half when Mwanza saw his effort ruled for offside. A minute later Phiri hot the upright on the counterattack for Zanaco.
Zanaco make no mistake three minutes later when midfielder Henry Banda swept in a free kick giving Jacob Banda no chance.
The Bankers have now opened up a four-point gap at the top of the table on 36 points from 16 games, while Zesco stay second on 32 points.
Faz Super Division Week 16
Konkola Blades 2-Konkola Mine Police 2
Nchanga Rangers 3-National Assembly 1
Green Buffaloes 1-Roan United 1
Power Dynamos 0- Green Eagles 0
Nakambala Leopards 1-Nkana 1
Forest Rangers 0- Red Arrows 0
Zanaco 2- Zesco United 1
Indeni 2-Napsa Stars 1
|10||•||Konkola Mine Police||16||4||6||6||15||-5||18|
(Source: Lusaka Times)