Resilient Nyasa BB take a giant leap forward to stun Silver: Malawi TNM Super League

Defending TNM Super League champions  Nyasa Big Bullets came from behind to stun league leaders Silver Strikers 2-1 at the Kamuzu Stadium on Sunday.

Champions! Champions! Nyasa Big Bullets 2015 Malawi TNM Super League football kings celebrate...Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Victorious! Nyasa Big Bullets

Happy Bullets supporters

Happy Bullets supporters

The central bankers were first to score early in the first half with Mathews Sibale on target from a free kick . The Lilongwe based team were a marvel to watch in the entire first half but failed to capitalise on their better possession to punish the people’s team.

Soon after the recess, Bullets were awarded a penalty which Captain Chiukepo Msowoya converted. Some Silver Strikers players and officials were seen  fuming at the decision to award Bullets a penalty but later on went on to accept the decision.

Midway the second half, Diverson  Mlozi scored  a second goal for Bullets that ensured maximum points are in the bag for the people’s team to the delight of their Coach Franco Ndawa.

“I am very happy that my boys are getting the results positively and hope this is the way to go,” said Ndaw, who  previously coached Silver.

“We missed a number of regular players due to injuries but the guys who came in to fill their gaps were able to cope with the pressure. The win sends a strong message to the rest of the teams that we are ready to challenge for the title,” said Ndawa.

In his remarks, Team Manager for Silver Strikers Francisco Songo said  harsh decisions by the referee costed them victory against Bullets.

“We were harshly punished by the officiating personel.  I think it’s not on that the same team gets penalties almost in each and every game. That proves something and the league’s governing body has to look into that,” said Songo.

The win moves Bullets from position nine to six on the log table while Silver Strikers remain on top of the table with 29 points.

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12 thoughts on “Resilient Nyasa BB take a giant leap forward to stun Silver: Malawi TNM Super League”

  1. PAPA G @TEMACO says:

    Kodi a neba ali moyo?Amalalata mmbuyomu koma akhazulidwa ndi mbalame zaku Lilongwe.

  2. imraan Kagwah says:

    kkkk SS please just accept that BB have overwhelmed you no doubt BB ndi akatundu guys

  3. golo says:

    Silver should just honourably accept defeat. Wanderers the previous day against Blue Eagles also had a penalty awarded against them which enabled Blue Eagle to win the match but Wanderers did not complain about the penalty decision -they accepted the defeat gracefully when their team manager Steve Madeira was being interviewed by reporters. What is wrong with Silver? Their (Silver) kept arguing with the referee for every decision against them throughout the match.Please borrow a leaf from Wanderers-they are true professionals

  4. Achimidzimidzi says:

    What differentiates men(BB) from boys(SS) is simply the mental strength. Full stop

  5. Musandifunse says:

    Ana achepa awa kulimbana ndi ref too much… bullets just prooved themselves to be a strong team… i say Bravooo!

  6. Bweka Bweka says:

    I paid K5000 to seat at VIP stand only to be told there are no chairs so I was directed to seat anywhere on the sides. Shame. I was left stunned.

  7. opportunist says:

    Mabanker kukhumata

  8. Manson says:

    Sure

  9. Peter says:

    Silver strikers learn to accept defeat, mumakonda kulilira bwanji? Mukuona ngati mumatha kusewera mpira ndi inu nokha? U should be strong psychologicaly anyamata inu. It was not your day.

  10. Kagolo Chikaphonya says:

    Lose honorably Mr Songo. I didn’t watch the game but heard it on radio 2FM where the commentators mentioned with emphasis that Lucky Malata had handled the ball in the penalty area – not once, but twice, were they also biased>

  11. Kagolo Chikaphonya says:

    Lose honorably SS. The commentators on radio 2 FM rightly said it that Lucky Malata had handled the ball twice. Do you mean to say their eyes were biased Mr Songo?

  12. Hassam jussab says:

    If i was the referee i should have given two penalties for the same offence at the same time as the silver player handled twice that particular time.
    Next time silver should get referees from Germany

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