Bayo on the double as Buildcon humble Lumwana Radiants to go top

DAVID GOMBE

Fahad Bayo Aziz netted a brace as his side Buildcon humbled Lumwana Radiants 4-1 in a Zambian Premier league contest at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium.

The home side suffered an early scare when Chrispin Mulenga gave the visitors an early lead in the 21st minute to stun the Buildcon faithfuls.

In the 36th minute, Moses Okoro Osas restored parity to send the home fans into a bouncing frenzy. At halftime time breather, both sides shared spoils.

One minute after the recess, Ugandan born striker Bayo fired the home side into the lead for the first time in the game. The visitors continued to press for the equaliser but couldn’t breakdown a resilient Buildcon.

With the clock ticking, Bayo completed his brace in the 84th minute to extend the home side’s lead thus hurting Lumwana Radiants. A minute later, debutant Ephraim Guikan, the Ivorian signed from Gor Mahia put the cherry on the icing of the cake to seal Buildcon’ s victory.

Victory takes Buildcon top of the 10 team log with 7 points garnered in three games. Fahad Bayo has now been involved in 4 goals in the three games he has played, 2 assists and 2 goals.