Nkana rise to seventh

Nkana rise to seventh
Claude Bwalya of Nkana © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

by Kalumiana Kalumiana

Thursday May 08, 2014. 10:18

Nkana beat Konkola Blades 2-1 at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe on Wednesday to shoot up the FAZ Super Division table from 11th to seventh.

The result in this rescheduled Week Two fixture was Nkana's second successive league win this season that saw them start with three consecutive scoreless draws.

Nkana hit the target in the 33rd and 51st minutes through Reynold Kampamba and Claude Bwalya respectively.

Blades snatched their consolation goal in the 57th minute through striker Elson Mkandawire with a deadly close range finish that gave goalkeeper Rabson Mchelenganga no chance.

Nkana have nine points from five games with three matches in hand following their midweek home win.

Blades on the other hand drop to eighth on goal difference from seven matches played after Nkana ended their three-game winning run.

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