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Heroes double header ends in stalemate

Ernest Mbewe’s second half strike was cancelled out by Mwila Phiri’s equaliser as Zanaco survived a late scare from impressive Green Eagles.

The champions failed to live up to their tag and they were being bullied in possession and play by the visitors.

Eagles were creating chances from the start but were being let down by their poor finishing with Venecious Mapande and Phiri toying around with the make-shift central defence of Ziyo Tembo and Didi Kitumbo.

Numba Mumamba was forced to make a change in midfield around the half hour mark to try and stabilize his ship when he brought in Isaac Chansa for Zimiseleni Moyo.

Augustine Mulenga who was looking dangerous with his trickery and pace gave Zanaco the opening when he made a run in-field from the left to find Enerst Mbewe who finished with a fine shot in the box after his in shot was blocked.

Phiri then benefited from the calmness of Mapande who held on to the ball well to allow him get into space and shoot past Nsabata Toaster in goal.

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The result leaves Zanaco in 7th position, 7 points adrift of leaders Zesco United who are on 38 points but have played two more games.

And in the late kickoff at the same venue, Chris Mugalu earned Lusaka Dynamos a point against Nkwazi.

Chipolopolo striker Justin Shonga gave the Zambia Police outfit the lead.

But for a third successive game, Mugalu was it again with an equaliser which was his 13th goal of the season.

 

 






One Comment to Heroes double header ends in stalemate

  1. Pungwa says:

    Ngonga recalled for Zambia duty

    Power Dynamos striker Alex Ngonga has been recalled for Zambia duty by Wedson Nyirenda.

    Ngonga has jumped straight into Nyirenda’s final 20-member team named on Tuesday to face Bafana Bafana on August 12 away in a 2018 CHAN final round, first leg qualifier in East London.

    The Power Dynamos strikers’ great form over the last month since his return the Kitwe club after two years away at Gabon champions CS Mounana has not gone unnoticed.

    Ngonga has so far scored three goals in six appearances since rejoining Power in July.

    Ngonga has been brought in to fill the void left by Brian Mwila who is ineligible for CHAN after moving to South Africa PSL club Platinum Stars from Green Buffaloes and had scored two goals in the qualifiers prior to his transfer on August 1.

    CHAN is a second tier AFCON exclusively for domestic -based players.

    Meanwhile, Zambia depart for South Africa this Thursday.

    The final leg will be played on August 19 at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola to decide who goes through to next year’s tournament in Kenya.

    Team:

    GOALKEEPERS:Allan Chibwe Allan (Power Dynamos), Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco)

    DEFENDERS: Isaac Shamujompa (Power Dynamos), Donashano Malama, Boston Muchindu, Moses Nyondo (all Nkana) Simon Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu (both Zesco United) , Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes)

    MIDFIELDERS:Godfrey Ngwenya (Power Dynamos), Jack Chirwa (Green Buffaloes), Collins Sikombe (NAPSA), Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco), Mike Katiba (Green Buffaloes), John Ching’andu (Zesco)

    STRIKERS:Justin Shonga (Nkwazi), Ernest Mbewe (Zanaco), Martin Phiri, Alex Ngonga (both Power Dynamos)

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