Kasungu-based TN Stars thrashed Dedza Young Soccer 6-0 in Chipiku Premier Division mid-week fixture to maintain top spot.
With six games to go, Stars top the division’s log table with 67 points from 33 games, followed, on second-place by another Kasungu side, Wimbe United, with 65 points from 34 games.
Third-placed Holy Cross Ambassadors suffered a setback when they lost 2-1 at home to Kasungu Police on Wednesday.
Ambassadors have 61 points from 32 games, six points behind Stars.
However, Ambassadors, Stars and Wimbe are still in contention for TNM Super League promotion.
Stars Coach, Meck Mwase, said they were treading carefully ahead of remaining crucial fixtures.
“We are treating every game like a cup final as the race is heading to its conclusion. It is not over until it is over,” Mwase said.
Ambassadors Technical Director, Kondwani Mkandawire, said they would fight until the last game of the season.
“We are not out of the title race because anything can happen in the remaining games. We will continue working hard,” Mkandawire said.
Central Region Football Association Vice General Secretary, Antonio Manda, said the season was one of the best.
In other games played on Wednesday, Mlatho Mponela and Nambuma United drew 2-2 whereas the game between Mtsiliza United and Dowa United also ended in a two-all draw.
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