By Mercy Chewe
Former champions Zanaco overcame Forest Rangers 1-0 at Sunset Stadium in Lusaka on Saturday to reclaim second position in the FAZ Super Division.
Forward Lassa Kiala scored the important goal in the 58 minute as his side displaced Forest from second position.
Zanaco have increased their tally to 42 points, one above now third placed Forest, after playing 24 and 27 games respectively.
Meanwhile, leaders Zesco United have thumped Indeni 2-0 in the away Ndola derby to open a ten point lead at the top of the FAZ Super Division table.
Indeni only collapsed in the 83rd minute when defender Mwila Phiri scored and Zesco doubled the lead four minutes later with new signee Chitiya Mususu opening his account at the Ndola side.
The win moved Zesco to 52 points after playing 24 matches as Indeni dropped one place down to number 11 with 33 points.
In the lunchtime match, Lusaka Dynamos were humbled 3-1 by Red Arrows to drop three places down to number seven.
Winger Francis Simwanza inked a brace with Saddam Phiri scored Arrows’ other goal and Wily Stephanus scored a 90th minute consolation goal for Dynamos.
Dynamos remain stuck on 37 points and Arrows are just a point behind.
Week 27 Results and Fixtures
Red Arrows 3-1 Lusaka Dynamos
Zanaco 1-0 Forest Rangers
Power Dynamos 0-0 Nkwazi
Kitwe United 1-1 Buildcon
Prison Leopards 0-0 Young Green Eagles
Kabwe Warriors 2-0 Lumwana Radiants
Indeni 0-2 Zesco United
Green Eagles Vs Nkana
Green Buffaloes Vs Napsa Stars