DEFENDING league champions Zesco United and Zanaco Football Club have qualified to the 2019/2020 CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup respectively after winning their final Stream A matches this afternoon.
With the transitional league split in two streams Zesco and Zanaco were grouped in Stream A where four teams had a chance at glory depending on the results.
Zesco United ran riot with a 3-0 win over Kitwe United with John Ching’andu and a Lazarus Kambole brace sealing their top place.
Zanaco defeated Prison Leopards 2-1 to take second spot on 33 points, same with Zesco United but with an inferior goal difference.
The result also meant that Prison Leopards and Kitwe United are relegated.
In the transitional season top two teams in each stream qualify for continental football with a play-off on the cards to decide the winner of the league.
On Sunday teams in Stream B will play their games where Green Eagles are already confirmed as winners with the race for second spot still on.
Zanaco 2-1 Prison Leopards (C Mususu2′ K. Owusu 72’| T Mweshi 8′)
Zesco United 3-0 Kitwe United
(J.Ching’andu 3′, L.Kambole 25′ ,68)
Nakambala Leopards 1 -1 Lusaka dynamos
(S.Mulenga 47’|T.Illunga 36′)
Green Buffaloes 0-0 Mighty Mufulira Wanderers
Kabwe Warriors 0- 1Red Arrows .
(P.Katema 30′ )
(CREDIT: Zambia Reports)
Three people die in road traffic accident along the Great East Road
THREE people have died while others are battling for their lives in Nyimba district after a truck they were in failed in its uphill climb, veering of the road and overturning in the process.
The accident happened in Nyalungwe area, 70 kilometers from Nyimba town, on Great East Road and involved was a truck that was carrying fertilizer from Beria in Mozambique to Lusaka. The truck failed to ascend and rolled back before falling into a ditch.
Eastern Province Police Commissioner Lackson Sakala said yesterday that two female and a driver died on the spot.
“The truck belongs to Lift and Shift Trucking Zambia Limited of Lusaka and the accident happened 70 kilometers from Nyimba Boma,” he said.
Mr. Sakala who did disclose the names of the deceased, said the bodies were in Nyimba District Hospital mortuary while the two others passengers who were seriously injured, were admitted to the same hospital.
(Story : Times of Zambia, Picture by Tamara Nyirenda)
The Lion that escaped from Munda Wanga Captured
Five passengers sustain injuries in a road traffic accident near ZNS Makeni along the Kafue Road, police say
FIVE (05) passengers have sustained minor injuries while their driver escaped unhurt after a Toyota Gravia they were traveling on overturned near ZNS Makeni along the Kafue Road.
And Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says contrary to what is circulating on social media that the vehicle flipped on a newly constructed Fly – over Bridge in Makeni, the accident near ZNS – Garrisons, away from the bridge, yesterday around 19:30 hours.
Katongo said the accident happened when driver of the Toyota Gravia registration ALR 965, Mulenga Mwape of Chilanga Parkland, lost control of the motor vehicle due to excessive speed and in the process went to hit into a traffic sign post and the motor vehicle later over turned.
Katongo said during the process of overturning, the vehicle subsequently hit into the flight liner motor vehicle registration number AEG 1154 which was being driven by Tapera Brian, a Zimbabwean national aged 36 years old.
And Katongo said the driver of the Toyota Gravia survived unhurt while five passengers sustained minor injuries.