Bullets fail to inspire in 1-1 draw with Red Lions: Malawi TNM Super League

Malawi champions Big Bullets failed to inspire when they were held to a frustrating one-all draw to Red Lions at the Zomba Community Centre ground on Sunday afternoon in the TNM Super League match.

Mwambene:Rescued Lions

Mwambene:Rescued Lions

The champions needed a win to be at the summit of the table were frustrated when they could not collect three points against 10 men Zomba-based soldiers.

Lions were reduced to 10 players when Chikoti Chirwa was sent for an early shower for allegedly protesting against referee Dennis Ngulube’s decision in the left flank of the field.

With one man advantage, Bullets had to get a goal advantage late in the game, in the 85 minutes when Chiukepo Msowoya’s shot was too hot to handle for Lions custodian Jacob Kaunda.

As Bullets were almost celebrating victory, Red Lions snatched an equaliser in added time when Kumbukani Mwambene free kick from far right of the field was well saved by Owen Chaima only to get the hovering Mwambene who duly dispatched the ball into the net

Bullets team manager Billy Tewesa said the champions “did everything to win but we were unfortunate to concede late.”

Lions coach Prichard Mwansa protested against the red card to his skipper, saying the referee was harsh as the player was only drawing attention to his protest over a decision.

“I think the red card was too harsh and affected our game plan. This was our game to win,” he said.

The result means Bullets is still stuck on the third positions while Red Lions is now occupying sixth position on the log table.

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8 thoughts on “Bullets fail to inspire in 1-1 draw with Red Lions: Malawi TNM Super League”

  1. THE PROBLEM WITH OUR PLAYERS IS THAT THEY DON’T RESPECT REFEREES’ DECISIONS WHEN THEY THEMSELVES ARE NOT CONVERSANT WITH LAWS OF THE GAME.

  2. hango says:

    Kodi malamulo amagwira ntchito mMalawi? Onani za cashgate, mwinanso malo otengedwa ndi ma foreigners kapena msika wa fodya mMalawi! Tili ndi functional system ngati which we can abide to run our nation for a better Malawi? Ndiye munene za mpira! Onani komwe tikupita – ku chigwembe cha moto. Oh! My God, Malawi akuvayatu uyu inu.

  3. lol says:

    Mwapanga bwino a Bullets, akanakuphani. Amenewo samenya football koma boxing, wrestling, karate……

  4. Hardson says:

    Still behind.

  5. Mlakho says:

    Muyisova a bullets

  6. Rio says:

    ZAWADI CHILUNGA ndi PRINCHARD MWANSA….. ngati ma sports reporter ndi Coach oti wasewerapo mpira ndikhulupirira malamulo ampira mukuwaziwa from A to Z. Player akatukwana Ref, kaya Nzake wa team imodzi or wa team ina or kutukwana supporter amene Lamulo no. 12 likuti chani? Stop kulemba zinthu za ziiii zongopitiliza kusokoneza anthu osaziwa malamulo kupitirirabe kusawadziwa.

    Zomwe mukunena inuzo kuti he was sent off for protesing referees decision then ikanakhala yellow card ina plus yellow card ina anapatsidwa kale for a reckless tackle it could have made a RED CARD. But the referee flashed a red card directly because the player used offensive language which LAW 12 is clear on that one that any player using offensive, insulting or abusive language and/or gesture must be sent off.

    Ma player lekani kutukwana.

  7. Karo gaii says:

    As Zuma said “take care of your citizes” advising his fellow heads of states,i will also take an advatage to advise SULOM to take care of its referees.To say the truth thy are the referees who struck the violence in super league.

  8. Khawaz man says:

    Bb ndi Bb bassi zokoma zikubwera thanks aneba we are behind u watch out

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