…Tigers defeat Premier Bet Wizards
Silver Strikers’ unbeaten start to the season continued on Saturday afternoon with an emphatic 3-nil victory over relegation threatened Dwangwa United at Nankhaka Stadium.
Victor Limbani scored his first hat-tric
k this season to make sure that all the maximum points were in the bag for the Central Bankers who are now second on the standings with 23 points from eleven games.
Both teams were coming from Carlsberg Cup defeats in mid-week but it was the Central Bankers who showed no mercy as they got their opener in the first 15 minutes of the match thanks to Limbani who was thirsty for goals.
The rookies were no match to Silver’s pace as they had only two shots at goal in the entire first half.
Come second half, the former Blantyre United and Nyasa Big Bullets midfielder completed his hat-trick with another fantastic goal to send the Bankers second on the log table and cut Be Forward Wanderers’ lead at the top to five points.
As for the rookies, they are still stuck in the bottom three with 8 points from twelve games.
At Civo Stadium, Super League defending champions Kamuzu Barracks gave away a 2-nil lead to lose 3-2 to rookies Masters Security.
Diouf Simaone and Kelvin Hanganda had given the Lilongwe based Soldiers a 2-nil half time lead but Masters Security came back with a force in the second half to win the game 3-2 thanks to a Vincent Nyangulu hat-trick.
The result sees KB occupying 11th position with 14 points from eleven games while the rookies are on 12th position with 13 points from twelve games.
At Chilomoni Stadium, Azam Tigers piled more misery on Premier Bet Wizards with a 1-nil hard fought victory to move up to 6th on the table with 17 points from eleven games.
Frazer Menyani scored the only goal in the first half to condemn Wizards to their second defeat in a row to see them dropping further in the standings.
The rookies started the campaign on a very high note but as the first round of the league is edging closer to the end, things haven’t been good as they have registered three defeats in four league matches so far.