The Faz National league was heating up as teams fought tooth and nail for every point during week 19. The match between league leaders Trident Kalumbila and the Mighty City of Lusaka was a highly-anticipated showdown, with both teams looking to assert their dominance.
The game was a tense, back-and-forth affair, with both teams displaying impressive skills and a relentless drive to win. But it was Trident who ultimately emerged victorious, thanks to a stunning goal from Graven Chitalu in the dying minutes of the match. The goal sent the Trident faithful into a frenzy and secured a vital three points for the league leaders, pushing them up to 38 points.
Other matches also provided plenty of drama and excitement. Mpulungu Harbour secured a hard-fought win over Indeni, thanks to a last-gasp goal from Joshua Ngoma. Aguila Stars and Atletico Lusaka played out an entertaining 2-2 draw, with both teams leaving the pitch feeling like they could have come away with the win.
The match between Kafue Eagles and Kitwe United ended in a scoreless draw, but it was not without its moments of drama, with both teams having numerous chances to break the deadlock. The game between Kafue Celtic and Mutondo Stars also ended in a goalless stalemate, much to the disappointment of the home crowd.
Second-placed Mufulira Wanderers secured a convincing victory over Jumulo, with a final score of three goals to zero. Barts FC suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Young Green Buffaloes, with the away team’s goal proving to be the difference. The match between Zesco Malaiti and Konkola Blades also ended in a scoreless draw, with both teams having to settle for a single point.
Overall, it was another action-packed and enthralling week in the Faz National league, leaving fans on the edge of their seats and eagerly anticipating the next round of matches. The league table is shaping up to be an exciting race to the finish and every point counts as the teams fight for the top spot and to avoid the relegation zone.