Nkana thrash Forest to stay fourth

Walter Bwalya

Goals from Shadreck Musonda, Walter Bwalya and an own goal from Arafat Ilunga saw Nkana cement their fourth position on the log after beating Forest Rangers 3-1 at Nkana Stadium in a Week 34 match of the FAZ Super League on Sunday.

Forest defender Arafat opened the scoring when he inadvertently headed in a Ronald Kampamba cross on 24th minute.

Musonda made it 2-0 on 28 minutes after benefiting from a Kampamba through ball.

Striker Walter Bwalya added the final third on 40th minute taking his goal tally to 11 this season.

In the second stanza, Rangers came out strong and pressure paid off in 53rd when Webster Muzaza pull one back to make it 3-1.

The Ndola outfit suffered a major setback in the second half after defender Masautso Zimba was sent off for a second bookable offense.

Despite being a man down, Forest put up a stellar performance and created some decent chances.

Sunday’s result means ‘Kalampa’ remain fourth on the log with 59 points while Rangers sit on 11th position with 46 points.

Nkana will travel to Lusaka on November 18 to take on Red Arrows in the Week 35 fixture.

FAZ Week 34 result

Nkana 3-1 Forest Rangers

Nchanga Rangers 2-0 Red Arrows

Real Nakonde 0-0 Napsa Stars

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