Central Zone Basketball (Cezobal) veterans league leaders Kuzisakaâ€™s unbeaten run came to halt on Saturday when Premium Tama beat them 26-23 at Civo Court.
Premium Tama, who featured five ladies Thoko Kazima, Marriam Gama, Miriam Mhango and Rhoda Mawaya, won the game in extra time. After full time, the teams were at 20-20.
Mike Kapata posted all the six points in the extra time to separate the tie.
With Kondawni Kumwenda, Ian Jumbe and Robert Tembo in form, Premium Tama led the first-half 14-9.
Premium Tama team manager Mike Chitsime expressed satisfaction with the result, saying the boys played according to instructions.
â€œIt is a great achievement to register first victory of the league by beating the leaders. Today, theÂ players played as team with unity,â€ said Chitsime.
Cezobal executive member Harris Chabunya said the league is impressed by the dedication and performance of the teams.
Premium Tama have ascended to fifth position with four points.
Hoops and Banki Mâ€™manja (OIBM), who are sharing a four-points tie with Premium Tama, are on positions two and three respectively on basketball differences.
In the men main league, Disciples and Trojans collected full points over Alliance One Pirates with 76-33 and 55- 49 wins respectively. Cougars beat Central Knights 86-70