By Punch Chama
Nkana FC striker Walter Bwalya has won the ZSL Fans player of the month of August after he beat off the challenge of Green Eagles striker Tapson Kaseba in the final round of voting which ended on Sunday the 2nd of September 2018.
Both players reached the last round after topping the first round which included Kitwe United defender Levy Makungu, Forest Rangers winger Austin Muwowo and Red Arrows midfielder Daniel Sibanda.
Walter got 840 votes while Tapson polled 725 in the final round of voting as Walter emerged victorious in the 5th edition of the award.
One of the organisers of the award Bwezani Mbewe congratulated Walter for the win and also said that it was impressive that the voting again broke records as over 4,800 fans participated in the poll this month and also said that the more people wanting to associate with the award was motivating players.
Walter was handed over the award this afternoon by a member of the organisers Pelmel Haakabanze Dee Bonda at Garden Park after Nkana’s 0-0 away draw to rivals Kitwe United and the Nkana striker gets the K1,500 cash prize as he becomes the second Nkana player to win the award after fellow Congolese forward Idriss Mbombo.