Striker Anos Tembo’s 74th minute strike (his third of the season) helped league leaders Green Eagles beat bottom-placed Kitwe United 1-0 at Choma on Sunday, November 22 2020.
The win saw the coach Aggrey Chiyangi’s police team amass 10 points from five games, two points ahead of second-placed Forest Rangers, who were not in action this weekend, and nine points ahead of Kitwe.
At Nkana Stadium in Copperbelt, the defending champions Nkana bounced back from mid-week’s 5-0 loss to Eagles to settle for a 1-1 home draw with Zanaco.
Nkana remain on 11th place with five points from five games, three places behind Zanaco who have similar points from four matches.
On Saturday, 12th placed Lusaka Dynamos drew 1-1 with 14th positioned Lumwana Radiants.
Nkwazi and Green Buffaloes settled for a 0-0 score-line to remain 13th and fourth.
At Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka, a 10-man Red Arrows side succumbed to Lameck Kafwaya’s 51st minute goal, as they lost 0-1 to Power Dynamos. The hosts had Paul Katema red carded for a second bookable offence.
At Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in the capital, eight-time champions Zesco saw off Kabwe Warriors 2-0 to cement fifth place with seven points, thanks to Kelvin Kampamba’s brace.
Kampamba scored through an expertly taken free-kick in the 66th minute, before sealing the win with a close range effort in extra time to hand coach Numba Munamba his first home win of the season.
Elsewhere, Indeni beat Prison Leopards 1-0 courtesy of a Given Chitalu’s 29th minute goal, as Lusaka Dynamos and Lundwama shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.
Dynamos scored through Ocean Mushure before Dominic Chungwa levelled matters late in the game.
This weekend, all teams that will be involved in the CAF interclub competitions were exempted from fixtures after they played mid-week.