Gerald Phiri Jnr punishes Silver as Caps win

Gerald Phiri Junior stunned fellow countrymen when scoring twice to hand Caps United fringe side a 2-0 win over Malawi giants Silver Strikers in an international friendly match played at Silver Stadium on Sunday afternoon in Lilongwe.

 Gerald 'Papa' Phiri

Gerald ‘Papa’ Phiri

With another part of the squad remaining in Zimbabwe under new head coach Mark Harrison, his assistant Brenna Msiska took charge of the Caps B squad which struggled to contain the attacks of Silver.

However, captain of the day Malawian George Nyirenda organised the visitors’ defence so well he had to, in one moment, whip off the line a goal-bound shot from Peter Wadabwa.

As Silver entertained fans with sweet passing moves, Caps stuck to their disciplined counterattacking play that yielded dividends.

Against the run of play, a long ball found Phiri in the channels to break clear and blast his rising shot past Silver goalkeeper Blessings Kameza.

Caps led 1-0 at half time.

In the second half, Silver continued to enjoy the lion’s share of possession, but Wadabwa headed wide when meeting a cross. Silver were to pay for their wastefulness as Phiri found a way in the Silver defence, chested the ball and sped clear over the defence to fire into the roof the of the net.

After the match Msiska was impressed by the showing of the team that included another Malawian striker Ishmael Thindwa.

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16 thoughts on “Gerald Phiri Jnr punishes Silver as Caps win”

  1. kamfana says:

    Kodi simungawaitane anawa, Ishmael,Gerald ndi George ku National team?They are best strikers.Kodi bwanji a Malawi? Tiyamba kukukayikilanitu.

  2. ajuvu says:

    Achedwa ndi kuba kodi ameneo ndiobetcha galu osati benz ngati
    a Yona

  3. Jack Ruby says:

    This boy was sold to Caps for MK7 million and Gaba was sold for less than 2 million to Celtic,there must have been some cashgate by Malinda and company,,,Bullets against Fomboni they payed on Saturday but up to Tuesday they are still counting the money,,,,akususamo kaye

  4. oikonda says:

    paja macoach athu nthito yao ndikupititsa pasi team ngati Rose chinunda bora aukudya ndalama za boma

  5. oikonda says:

    paja macoach athu nthito yao ndikupititsa pasi team ngati Rose chinunda

  6. sain it like it is says:

    but he is never called to the national team?how crazy is that..2 goals against a local great team

  7. Shoes says:

    Gerald is amazing but Young Chimodzi ignore his talent instead he goes for Chiukepo Msowoya who is rubbish. Come on Malawi a failed state when are we going to wake up

  8. mbani says:

    Silver is like Arsenal when it comes to local games they fight but when it is international mbuzi zenizeni

  9. Yankees says:

    Pamene muli Bussy selling Players without Replacing them, mpamene anzanu akuikhonza Team kumakudzulidwa mpakana 2 pakwanu? Ndiye mukhonza kukachita bwino kwawo? Its high time Silver should realise and stop this frowerly football standard of playing and stick to results, umodzi umodzi its not football but Goals, Silver Scoring Goals ndiyo Dilu panopa! Osati tinapatsilana bwino, ayi! A Mafuta Mwale zigoli plz, zigoli zakuti akuwoneleni zidatha kalekale tachotsani umbuliwo!!.

  10. Mhesha says:

    Congratulations GPJ….Young Yellow.

  11. inkosi bangwe says:

    congrats

  12. opportunist says:

    Ana ang’ono mabankers Koma lero madalamadala akugwirirani ntchito

  13. Chikopa says:

    Kodi aMoyo mukufunakuti anthu akawonele game kapena ayi anthu mwangowa dzidzimusa mukanene kuti game k1000 komanso siku la ntchito , mwakomedwa 1000 ya fomboni amasunga pang’onopang’ono k500 better tikamapanga zinthu tiyeni tiziganiza ngati tilindi ubongo

  14. manoma says:

    Kodi munamuiwala mwana ameneyu inu a siliva? Chikho chija chinabwera pa ndege inakuthibulani Be forward ya a China Kamwendo ija?Mesa Gerald is the one who started that move….received from Cuthbert Sinetre and then Jerry connected an aerial cross to find Moses Chavula?Kupheratu siliva?

  15. Mbolo Sidwala! says:

    Gerald “Papa” Phiri akanakhala Gerald “Young” Chimodzi akanatengedwa ku national team. Ndikale tinayamba kumva mbiri za mwanayu ku Caps Utd. Why he is not called for national team duties, only the coach knows! Anyway, nkhuku ya njiru siswa.

  16. Soul Rebel says:

    Malawi futbo going down the drain. Moyo odzikonda nd omwe tili nawo en mmalo mothandzana ngat a Malawi tmakakathandza akunja.

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