Heston Munthali’s powerful header in the injury time was enough for Big Bullets to secure three points against Blue Eagles in a controversial TNM Super League encounter on Friday at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.
TheArea-30 cops kicked-off the match on a high note with an opener in the 19th minute through Mecium Mhone before the Peoples Team’s equalizer in the 24th minute courtesy of Douglas Chirambo’s free-kick.
However, in the 36th minute Charles Ngosi scorched the second goal for the cops after poor communication from Sankhani Mkandawire and George Nyirenda leaving Owen Chaima helpless in Bullets goal.
On recess time it was 2-1 in favour of the visitors.
Come second half, Big Bullets came with new ideas as they pushed for the equalizer and thanks to Henry Kabichi who headed in a corner kick.
But in the 35th minute some Big Bullets were not happy with the officiation up to an extent of pushing the main gate onto the field of play.
The a few supporters went as far as pushing their defender Sankhani Mkandawire when he wanted to calm them down.
The supporters managed to calm down allowing the proceedings of the match to progress.
There was controversy after 90 minutes when the fourth official displayed 6 minutes as added time while the referee allowed the added time from 6 minutes to 12 minutes.
Big Bullets ultilised the added time by scoring a winning goal iwhen Heston Munthali converted into the net after receiving a well taken free kick from Chirambo.
After the last whistle, a Blue Eagles player who was on the bench in the entire game went straight to the linesman before punching him.
Blue Eagles coach De clerk Nsakakuwona blamed match officials for being unprofessional.
Bullets coach Edington Ngonamo was on cloud nine and praised his troops for their fighting hard spirit.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :