January 18, 2021

Nomads succumb to crocodiles bite as Rampant Silver put five past Moyale

Karonga United beat Be Forward Wanderers 2-0 in a TNM Super League match played at Kamuzu Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Sherif Shamama put the visitors ahead early in the first half after a mistake by Felix Zulu who failed to clear the ball away from his box.

Wanderers were outplayed in all departments in the entire first half. Their midfielder failed to contain the pace of Karonga boys and they failed to create good chances to their strikers.

At half time Be Forward Wanderers had only two attempts, all were off targets by Vincent Nyangulu.

In the second half, Karonga United continued to give Wanderers tough time, they kept on exchanging passes on the middle part of the field no wonder they increased their lead through Shamama who completed his brace.

It was Wanderers’ second defeat in a row after another home defeat by MAFCO a fortnight ago.

Nomads have been absolutely woeful so far this term, with the Lali Lubani boys sitting 13th place in the standings, having won once of their seven first games.

In another match, Silver Strikers produced a masterclass in finishing as they came from a goal down to thrash Moyale Barracks 5-1.

Gastin Simkonda was the first to find the back of the net on 21st minute of the match.

The skiper was handed the opportunity to score after Mark Fodya’s blunder who mistakenly hit the ball to his own box and it land on unmarked Simkonda to make a simple finish.

Silver Strikers could have levelled the scores five minutes later but Moyale Barracks goalkeeper Olyce Nkhwazi made double saves to deny Danken Nyoni an equaliser.

The Bankers broke the deadlock 15 minutes before half time through Danken Nyoni’s classic goal before Maxwell Gasten and Stain Davie completed first half scoreline to make it 3-1.

In the second half, Silver Strikers continued to put the soldiers under siege no wonder Stain Davie and Maxwel Gasten were on target again to completed their braces.

At Nankhaka Stadium Chifuniro Mpinganjira scored a Hatrick to help Blue Eagles FC beat Chitipa United 4-0. The other goal for the host came from Paul Master.

At Chiwembe Stadium, Red Lions beat Kamuzu Barracks 2-1 to return at the summit Of the log table.

The Soldiers from Zomba relied on Ronald Pangani strike and an own goal from Sam Chibvunde while Zeliet Nkhoma scored a consolation for the visitors.

In Mzuzu, Ekwenden Hammers beat Mzuzu Warriors 3-0 curtecy of Joseph Mbewe’s brace and a Clever Kaira late goal.

By Erik Chiputula

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