Nkana will be looking to bounce back from their defeat at the hands of Kabwe Warriors in their last fixture, while Buildcon will be riding high on their first win of the season, a 2-0 victory over Nchanga Rangers.
When it comes to their head-to-head record, Nkana has the upper hand with five wins in their six meetings since January 2020. Their most recent match, which took place on August 27, 2022, ended with a 1-3 victory for Nkana. In total, Nkana has scored 13 goals in these six matches, while Buildcon has scored five.
Despite Nkana’s dominance in their recent history, it’s worth noting that Buildcon’s only win in this matchup came in their most recent meeting. This could be a sign that Buildcon is closing the gap and could potentially pull off an upset.
In terms of the league table, Nkana currently sits in 15th place while Buildcon is in 18th place. This match is crucial for Nkana, as they look to move up on the table from their current position, while Buildcon will be looking to move up the table and avoid the relegation zone.
Overall, Nkana has the advantage, but Buildcon could surprise them, so this match could go either way.