Sports Round up – Local and International

By Sanford Chiwone

We have us another thrilling weekend of sporting action.
As major European leagues draw to a close attention should be poured to the local league which keeps getting better and this season we are in for a treat of goals. Double-headers as you know have been introduced and this weekend has mouthwatering games.
There are efforts being made to introduce Friday evening games and the targeted venues are being assessed.
The appeal to us all as soccer fans is to fill the stands.
Fixtures today are as follows:

27/04 Power Dynamos 15 : 00 NAPSA Stars
27/04 Lime Hotspurs 15 : 00 Nkana

27/04 Red Arrows 15 : 00 ZESCO United
27/04 Konkola Mine Police 15 : 00 Zanaco
27/04 Roan United 15 : 00 Konkola blades
27/04 Forest Rangers 15 : 00 Nkwazi
27/04 Green Buffaloes 15 : 00 Nchanga Rangers
27/04 Kalulushi modern stars 15 : 00 Kabwe Warriors

1 Nkana 13
2 Konkola Blades 11
3 Nchanga Rangers 10
4 Kabwe Warriors 10
5 Green Buffaloes 9
6 Red Arrows 8
7 ZESCO United 8
8 Zanaco 7
9 Power Dynamos 6
10 Kalulushi Modern Stars 6
11 Konkola Mine Police 6
12 Nkwazi 4
13 NAPSA Stars 4
14 Roan United 4
15 Forest Rangers 3
16 Lime Hotspurs 1

In the EPL action continues as the race for Europe intensifies with Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all involved this weekend. Arsenal will have the tougher test when they host champions elect Manchester United on Sunday in game where United will hope to field a full strength side in pursuit of the record number of points still being held by Chelsea of 95.
At the bottom its all very tense as we should be seeing one confirming demotion during this round of matches with Reading, QPR and Wigan Athletic all under threat.
The full fixtures are as follows:
27/04 Manchester City 13 : 45 West Ham
27/04 Southamp 16 : 00 West Bro
27/04 Wigan At 16 : 00 Tottenha
27/04 Stoke Ci 16 : 00 Norwich
27/04 Everton 16 : 00 Fulham
27/04 Newcastl 18 : 30 Liverpoo
28/04 Reading 14 : 30 Queens P
28/04 Chelsea 16 : 00 Swansea
28/04 Arsenal 17 : 00 Manchester United
29/04 Aston Vi 21 : 00 Sunderla

# Team P
1 Manchester United 84
2 Manchester City 68
3 Arsenal 63
4 Chelsea 62
5 Tottenham Hotspur 61
6 Everton 56
7 Liverpool 51
8 West Bromwich Albion 45
9 Swansea City 42
10 West Ham United 42
11 Fulham 40
12 Southampton 39
13 Norwich City 38
14 Sunderland 37
15 Stoke City 37
16 Newcastle United 37
17 Aston Villa 34
18 Wigan Athletic 31
19 Queens Park Rangers 24
20 Reading 24
Look out for la liga, Bundesliga as well as Serie A fixture later on.