‘WE NEED A WINNING MENTALITY’

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ZAMBIA Super League side, Lumwana Radiants coach has insisted that the team is progressing despite the 2-2 draw with Indeni FC at over the weekend.

“We conceded two goals and we could not hold on to the lead, it is unfortunate but otherwise the progression is there, we just need to have the winning mentality back into the team,” coach Tenent Chembo said.

Dominic Chingwa opened the books with an 18th minute strike but the visitors scored twice through Mwepu Kilonje.

In a post match interview the Lumwana coach said his defence could not be faulted over a single match, as the past few games had seen the Uranuim Boys have an impressive run.

Indeni FC coach Chanda Mwape said his charges did not do well in the first half and so he had to ensure that instructions were given to secure a comeback.

He said it was a fait match and appreciated the point scored.

The MTN/FAZ Super League entered Week 16 with six mouth-watering encounters. At Sunset Stadium, A doubleheader came alive as Green Buffaloes hosted Kitwe United while the battle of the top two faced off.

In other Saturday fixtures, Zanaco came from two goals to beat Prison Leopards while Zesco United was handed a shock 1-0 defeat by Young Green Eagles away at Khosa Stadium in Kafue.

In the early kick-off, Green Buffaloes overcame their poor finishing in the early stages to record a 3-1 win over whipping Boys, Chingalika, Kitwe United.

Martin Phiri scored a brace while Aubrey Chellah came from the bench to score a third goal with Edward Lungu scoring a consolation goal for the Buchi Boys.

The win takes Green Buffaloes out of the relegation zone to 13th place while Chingalika remains stuck at the bottom of the table without a single win.

In the second match, Landu Miete scored a quick brace to send Prison Leopards into an early lead. The Bankers fought back to win the match 3-2 with Roger Kola scoring a brace before getting sent off for a second bookable offence.

Abraham Siankombo scored the winner, a rebound after the keeper failed to deal with a Moses Phiri strike.

In Kabwe, Jimmy Ndhlovu scored the only goal of the game as Kabwe Warriors beat Red Arrows and move to fifth place.

In Ndola, Quadri Kola’s 17th-minute strike was enough as Forest Rangers beat Green Eagles to hand them their second defeat in as many games.

Zesco United was handed a shock 1-0 defeat by Young Green Eagles.

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