Key points from the performance of the super league shows how the MTN FAZ super league 2016 was an absorbing season.
At the summit of the table was Zanaco with 81 points recording the lowest goal-against tally which was 16.
They scored a whooping 71 goals. That’s very interesting for the calibre of the Zambia super league.
However the league was quite dynamic and at different stages of the season there was very interesting exhibition as certain information emerged concerning performance. See below table
It is interesting to note that Nkana was the only team not to have been placed outside the top 3 positions. Also Nkana and Zanaco were the only two teams to be at the top of the league standings during the year.
However, at different stages of the season the second position was held by
Power Dynamos at the first week of the season. Lusaka Tigers (now relegated), Nakambala Leopards (also relegated), Mufulira Wanderers, Nkana who finished third, Zesco United whose final position counted as second.
And finally Zanaco occupied the second position before moving to the top when they shook off Nkana in week 15 of the matches. And Zanaco went on to ensure they remained on top for the rest of the season.
Here are some of the following teams who were placed in the relegation zone:
1. Kabwe Warriors (1week)
2. Nkwazi (2 weeks)
3. Forest Rangers (3 weeks)
4. Napsa Stars (18 weeks)
5. Mufulira Wanderers (8 weeks)
6. Nchanga Rangers (1 week)
7. Green Eagles (16 weeks)
8. Lumwana Radiants (8 weeks)
9. Lusaka Dynamos (24 weeks)
10. Nakambala Leopards (4 weeks)
11. Lusaka Tigers (17 weeks) – “Tiger got tired early”
12. Mufulira Blackpool (34 weeks)
Also seeing are the following teams who were never in the relegation zone:
2. Zesco United
4. Power Dynamos
5. Green Buffaloes
6. Red Arrows
Source ~ MTN FAZ Super League Updates