Dedza Young Soccer struggling in Malawi’s 2nd tier league: Holy Cross at the summit, Tiyuni third

Dedza Young Soccer, who were relegated from Malawi’s top flight TNM Super League after their debut appearance last season, are struggling in the Chipiku Central Region Football Association (CRFA) in which they are on position nine  with 11 points behind the leaders Holy Cross Ambassadors.

Young Soccer celebrate at their back yard

Young Soccer celebrate at their back yard

Tiyuni United launch- Photo by Mphatso Nkhoma, Nyasa Times

Tiyuni United launch- Photo by Mphatso Nkhoma, Nyasa Times

Holy Cross Ambassadors lead the second tier Premier Division with 38 points from 19 games with just two games to wrap up the first round.

On second position with 36 points from 18 games are Support Battalion while Tiyuni United are third with 35 points from 19 games.

On 4th position are Masters Security Services on 34 oints from 16 games while Nambuma United are 5th also with 34 points but separated by goal difference.

The leaders Holy Cross Ambassadors travel to Pondamale to date bottom of the table (position 22) Warm Heart bullets on Thursday August 11 while 2nd-placed Support battalion date Dedza Young Soccer at Combat Support on Sunday, August 14.

The other fixtures are:

Thursday, Aug. 11
Kasungu Police  v  Namitete Young [email protected] Community Centre

Ndawula United v Wimbe [email protected]

Civo Youth  v  TN [email protected] Stadium

Kamuzu Barracks Youth v  Dowa [email protected] Barracks

Saturday Aug. 14
Dedza Young Soccer v Hungry [email protected] Stadium

Wimbe United v Masters Security [email protected]

Airborne Rangers v  Nambuma [email protected]

TN Stars  v  Warm Heart [email protected]

Sunday Aug. 14
Kasungu Police v  Masters  Security [email protected] Community

Kamuzu Barracks Youth v  Mchinji Boma [email protected] Barracks

Namitete Young Rangers v Airborne [email protected]

Mponela United v Warm Heart [email protected] Community Centre

Hungry Lions v Mbavi [email protected] Bosco

Leading scorers:

23 goals
Beston Jimu (Holy Cross)
16 goals
Mphatso Filimoni (Msundwe United)
15 goals
Kennie Mvalo (TN Stars)
14 goals
Jowardo Salimu (KB Youth)
12 goals
Jimmy Chipokosa (Mbavi United)
11 goals
Patrick Chigwenyw (Kasungu Police)
10 goals
Olembe Macheso (Airborne Rangers)

The log table:

P  W  D L GF GA GD Pts
1. Holy Cross               19 11 5 3  28 13   15     38
2. Support                    18 10 6 2 22 11   11     36
3. Tiyuni United        19 10 5 4 30 20   10    35
4. Masters Security   16 11 1 4 31 12  19       34
5. Nambuma Utd      20 11 18  27 28   -1     34
6. Airborne                 19 10 3 6 31 16  15      33
7. TN Stars                 17 10 1 6 26 18    8      31
8. Mchinji Boma       20   8 5 7 23 24   -1    29
9. Kasungu Police    19   7 5 7 26 20    6      27
10. Dedza Young      17   7 5 5  23 19   4      27

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