Super League Preview: Race for Confederations Cup hots up
Kitwe giants Nkana won’t be in action this weekend but they will be an interested party and follow how proceedings will unleash at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Sunday.
With the league already banked in Cairo road, Zanaco will be presented with the trophy in Mufulira after a dead rubber game against Mufulira Blackpool.
Blackpool, Lusaka Tigers and Lusaka Dynamos have all be relegated while Nakambala still has chance to beat the chop.
Weekend key game
Zesco United v Nakambala Leopards – Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola
Napsa Stars, Mufulira Wanderers and Nchanga Rangers are all on 39 points while Choma Green Eagles and Lumwana Radiants have 38 points while Nakambala is on 35 points. Both Nakambala and Lumwana have two games remaining while the rest in the drop zone have only one game.
In a scenario that the Sugar Boys win both their remaining games, then it means that they will end the season on 41 points and it means they can beat the drop zone.
While Nakambala need to win to survive, Zesco will also have to bank three points to keep the dream of continental football next season.
The Barclays Cup winners have 63 points while second placed Nkana is on 67 points.
Should the Tenant Chembo coached that pick up maximum points in their next two games, they will then move to 69 points to take the battle for CAF Confederations Cup to the wire next week.
Saturday, 3rd December 2016
15:00 Lusaka Tigers vs Power Dynamos – Independence Stadium
15:00 Napsa Stars vs Lumwana Radiants – Sunset Stadium
15:00 Kabwe Warriors vs Nchanga Rangers – Godfrey Chitalu Stadium
15:00 Mufulira Blackpool vs Zanaco – Shinde Stadium
15:00 Red Arrows vs Mufulira Wanderers – Nkoloma Stadium
15:00 Nkwazi vs Green Buffaloes – Edwin Imboela Stadium
Sunday, 4th December 2016
15:00 Zesco United vs Nakambala Leopards -Levy Mwanawasa Stadium
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