Defending champions Zanaco were held to a 1-all draw on the first day of the MTN/FAZ Super Division by Red Arrows.
Bruce Musakanya put the airmen ahead in the 19th minute but Ziyo Tembo hit back five minutes later when he drilled home from close range.
Red Arrows had skipper Bronson Chama sent off in the 48th minute for stomping Zanaco’s Ernest Mbewe.
In the lunchtime kickoff at Heroes Stadium Andrew Phiri scored from the spot in the 22nd minute when City of Lusaka goalie Gift Ngwira brought down Greenwell Witika.
Phiri’s goal was the first for 2017 MTN/FAZ Super Division with the Choma based side starting strong.
Napsa Stars lead the log on three points alongside Choma Eagles and Lumwana with the pensioners having a better goal difference having scored more goals.
MTN/FAZ Super Division Week One Full Results:
Nkana 1-1 Nakambala
Real Nakonde 0-0 Buildcon
Kabwe Warriors 2-2 Nkwazi
Lumwana Radiants 1-0 Forest Rangers
Zanaco 1-1 Red Arrows
City of Lusaka 0-1 Choma Eagles
Napsa Stars 3-0 Nchanga Rangers
SUNDAY 9th April, 2017
13:00 hrs Green Buffaloes v Mufulira Wanderers
15:00 hrs Lusaka Dynamos v Power Dynamos
Zesco v Konkola Blades