Mafco hold Bullets, Eagles on course for title campaign: Malawi TNM Super League

Blue Eagles remain on course for their league title  campaign as they registered a fifth victory in a row since the league kicked off.

High flying Blue Eagles

High flying Blue Eagles

Silver revival continues: Match the bankers defeated Wizards

Silver revival continues: Match the bankers defeated Wizards

Nyasa Big Bullets FC frustrated to a Jeromy Kadewere.

Nyasa Big Bullets FC frustrated to a draw…photo Jeromy Kadewere.

The Lilongwe based police team beat Red Lions by 3-0 at the Nankhaka ground to take their tally of points to 15 from five games. Maxwell Salambula, Gilbert Chirwa and Enock Likoswe were on target to ensure Eagles maintain their top spot in the ongoing race for the TNM Super league title.

While Eagles were busy taunting the Zomba based soldiers, their brothers in mission Kamuzu Barracks had another fruitful day as they registered a 2-0 victory over Wizards F.C who returns to Blantyre without a point as they succumbed to another defeat on Saturday to Silver Strikers.

Goals from Dan Ziba and Manase Chiyesah ensured maximum points for the Lilongwe based soldiers.

Still in the central region, Dan Phiri scored in extra time to deny defending champions Nyasa Big Bullets maximum points against MAFCO as the two teams drew 2-2 all at the Chitowe ground.

Veteran Chiukepo Msowoya scored a brace for the people’s team before Phiri equalled his feat in extra time to savage a point for the Salima based soldiers.

Up in the north, Mayeso Kamanga, Timothy Nyirenda and Kuda Muyaba were on target  for Moyale as the Mzuzu based soldiers saw off Max Bullets at Mzuzu Stadium.

Mayeso Mphanje scored a brace for Max Bullets who on Saturday lost to rookies Mzuni at the same venue.

Mzuni ade it three wins out of three games with a 2-0 win over Max Bullets.

In Blantyre, CIVO returns to the capital city with 2-points in the bag following another stalemate against Azam Tigers at the Kamuzu Stadium. The Lilongwe based side drew 0-0 with Be Forward Wanderers on Saturday.

Good campaign

Speaking to Nyasa Times after the fourth week results since the league kicked off, the league’s governing body, the Super League Association of Malawi (SULOM) General Secretary Williams Banda said so far so they stand

“I can assure you that we no longer have underdogs in the league since the kick off. Just look at the results and log table where you will see unfamiliar teams in the top-half. This is a clear indication that we are improving just by looking at the level of competition.

“ We are happy with the progress so far and are we are hoping for better developments in future,” said Banda.

Commenting on when Malawians should expect the 16th team in action, Banda said Karonga United who replaced Chilumba Barracks as the team promoted from Northern region Football League will be in action during week 5 of the league’s fixtures.

“I can confirm that Karonga United will be in action this coming weekend. Their first assignment is against Silver Strikers at the Mzuzu Stadium.

“We are still assessing their other option of a home ground which is Nthalire stadium. Once we are done with our assessments, we will come back and announce if the venue is indeed suitable and qualified to host a super league match,” Banda said.

After a fourth round of games, Blue Eagles remain top with 15 points from games with Mzuni on second with 9 points from 4 games while Moyale occupy third position with 7 points from 4games. EPAC F.C, Nyasa Big Bullets, Be Forward Wanderers, CIVO Service United, and Silver Strikers are on 6 points each and only separated by goal difference.


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13 thoughts on “Mafco hold Bullets, Eagles on course for title campaign: Malawi TNM Super League”

  1. charles says:

    nyasa big bullets mare fire

  2. charles says:

    koma guyz mtima pas

  3. Andrew Msichili says:

    Maule Sanayambepotu Apa.A B Eagle Basungan Chikwamacho

  4. Nomads says:

    We need to understand that the game is changing. 5 games is a lot. Keep going eagles as big teams are relaxing. Relaxation imapha. Check what happened on Sunday in Holland between Ajax and PSV. In England the so called big teams are now fighting for top four. Mpira ndi pa ground osati pa pepala.
    By the is Sulom checking nthalire stadium in chitipa? Mayo ine

  5. Mzakwacha says:

    Amalawi,dikilani.Eagles imayamba choncho.BNB will defend the title.I very much wish manoma bad luck in the league.I follow the tnm league with keen interest.BB woyee.Mzakwacha Nixon,+27724922299.

  6. Francis Bwanali says:

    Mark My Word, Eagles Will Become Champions This Year.

  7. WA NOMA says:

    kkkkk za LEICESTER CITY paja anthu ankatero yangonyamula chikwama cha eni ake lero ndi izo kuli ziiii chepesani kudelera

  8. Its becoming interesting looking at how the so called big teams has started but still there is a long way to go.I think for that bullets game the headline should have rather been bullets hold mafco as we all know mafco were the host and let me remind you the author that Mzuni fc are no longer rookies so you must make your facts straight before posting your article

  9. ndondwa says:

    maule will surely defend the league, penda penda sikugwa koma kuchalira ulendo so goes the saying so you people do not read too much, above all BB is able to get a point away ndi asilikali pamene ena azabwera manja ali nkhosi.

  10. Lucas says:

    Blue Eagles ikazachinya matimu onse mu chigawo choyamba cha League ndipo ili patsogolo chonchi, apo ndiye kuti yanyamukadi. BB, Wanderes, Silver sanayambe bwino, koma ngati Eagles ikufuna kutenga League chaka chino ichinye matimu amenewa pakhomo ndi koyenda komwe. Tisamangolongolola pomwe chigawo choyamba cha league sichinathe.

  11. Buyelekhaya says:

    Zaka zingapo zapitazo Escom United idachitapo zonga zomwezo popambana masewero asanu otsatana. Ndipo mawu adali kulankhulidwa kuti itenga ligi! Koma mmene ligi inkapita kumapeto timu yopambana idali ina! Ndiye tisachite phuma polemba nkhani ngati kuti ligi ili kumapeto. Tidikire kaye. Blue Eagles ikuchita phuma! Ikagonjetsa Chingambwe Bullets, Silver Strikers, Mighty Wanderers mpamene tinene kuti ali ndi chidwi. Otherwise this could be one of the false starts witnessed over the years!

    Mu mbiri yotenga ligi kuno ku Malawi kuyambira mchaka cha 1986, ukadaulo wapaderadera wakhala ukuthandizira. Matimu monga Big Chingambwe Bullets, Silver Strikers, Mighty Wanderers, Azam Tigers, Civo, MDC, Escom United ndi omwe adatengapo ligi. Enawa akhala apelekezi kwa nthawi yayitali.

  12. neba says:

    Neba kufulumira kutokota lero waziona kkkkkkkkk wakufa sadziwika anatero finye .

  13. Blue Eagles yangonyamula chikwama koma wokakwera basi pa depot ndi Nyasa Big Bullets.They(eagle) have done this several seasons.Eagles can hardly be compared with leicester city because they(eagles)have been in SUPER LEAGUE for ”countless” seasons but leicester not.All in all Bullets will defend the title though easy to win a trophy but difficult defend it.

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