Mwila ends three month goalless start at Power

Striker Brian Mwila ended his goalless start since joining Power Dynamos in January with a brace in Sundays 5-0 away victory over Indeni at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe.

It has been an agonising last three and a half months for the Chipolopolo striker and ex-Platinum Stars player who joined Power on a two-year deal from Buildcon.

Mwila’s goals interestingly came against his childhood club and befittingly got Power’s show on the road with the Kitwe sides first two goals.

His first came as early as the 2nd minute when he tapped-in the ball on the far post from a Joshua Mutale cross.

Mwila completed his brace in the 12th minute when he punished Indeni defenders Lawrence Mweenga and Moses Soko who were involved in an aerial duel for the ball that fell into the strikers who fired in a low drive.

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Mwila then turned provider in the 25th for Kennedy Musonda who made it three-nil in the 25th minute.

It was a day relegation battling Indeni would love to forget very quickly because not one but two of their ex players were on target against them on Sunday.

Tiki Chiluba joined Mwila on the act with Power’s fourth goal in the 28th minute to see them head into the break in firm command of proceedings.

The contest was put to rest in the 52nd minute when Frederick Mulambia connected with a Mutale cross as Power also ended their four-match drought since picking up a 1-0 home win over Nkwazi on February 26.

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Power jump from ninth to fifth on 42 points, three points behind their Kitwe arch-rivals Nkana who were stunned 2-0 at home by mid-table Prison Leopards in the late kick off at the same venue.

Prison took the lead in the 3rd minute via a Kondwani Chiboni own-goal and the final goal came in the 30th minute through Damiano Kola.

Nkana stay put at number four with four games to go but their pride was bruised on Sunday after Prison completed a rare double over the Kitwe giants following a 1-0 first leg, home win in Kabwe on November 27.


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