…Chitipa United, Blantyre United humbled
Resurgent Civil Sporting Club were the biggest winners on Sunday in the Super League as they smashed Dwangwa United 6-1 at Civo Stadium.
The rookies were coming from a 3-nil defeat to Silver Strikers on Saturday and 24 hours later, they received another baptism of goals from free scoring Civil who showed no mercy to maintain their 8th position on the standings.
Fletcher Bandawe opened the routing before an Innocent Tanganyika brace and Joseph Kachule’s strike put the match at 4-1 before the interval.
In the second half, Civil continued to press hard in search for more goals and they were rewarded with another brace from Righteous Banda to complete the rout with an emphatic 6-1 victory over the relegation threatened side who are now winless in three Super League matches so far.
At Balaka Stadium, Moyale Barracks failed to reduce Be Forward Wanderers’ lead at the top to four points following a 1-1 draw away to Red Lions.
Boniface Kaulesi opened the scoring for the Zomba based Soldiers in the first half but Deus Mkutu came to the rescue of the Mzuzu based Soldiers when he levelled the scores in the second half to claim a point out of the possible three.
The result sees Moyale Barracks occupying third position with 22 points from twelve games while Red Lions have dropped further to tenth position with 16 points from the same number of games as well.
At Chilomoni Stadium, Stain Malata and Joseph Dosa helped Mafco FC to claim a 2-1 victory over bottom side Blantyre United.
Jide Mbandambanda had cancelled out Malata’s opener before Dosa’s winning goal to claim maximum points for the Salima based Soldiers who have now moved up to 6th with 18 points from twelve games.
As for the rookies, the defeat leaves them on 14th position with 11 points from 14 games.
At Mzuzu Stadium, Mzuni FC claimed a 2-1 victory over relegation threatened Chitipa United courtesy of strikes from Lughindiko Nhlane and Gift Kasambara.
Wacheta Mwenifumbo scored Chitipa United’s consolation goal as the rookies’ hopes of surviving the chop are being reduced by each game in the first round of the competition.
Wanderers still lead the standings with 28 points from 11 games while Chitipa United are bottom of the standings with 5 points from 13 games.