Silver Striker coach Stain Chirwa took responsibility for the banker’s dismal home defeat to Big Bullets in a TNM Super League match played on Saturday.
The defending champions crashed to a shocking 2-1 to Bullets who remain remain the only undefeated side in the 15-member elite league.
Midfielder Victor Limbani put the Bullets ahead on the 50th minute, only for winger Ndaziona Chatsalira to level matters for Silver a minute later at the Silver Stadium.
But defender Pilirani Zonda restored the Bullets’ lead in the 82nd minute to stun the home crowd in the Capital City..
Silver coach has stepped up to the gallows after taking full responsibility for the loss.
“I take responsibility and always will do. It is disappointing. We were outplayed but we will soldier on,” Chirwa said after the game.
“As a sportsman, I’d like to congratulate Bullets, they overwhelmed us in the second half,” added Chirwa.
“We have to look ahead and go to our next match and secure a win against.”
Big Bullets coach Elijah Kananji was on cloud nine praising his charges for the victory.
“This is just the beginning, because Bullets will come hard until the end of the season,” said Kananji.
But Kananji said it was still “work in progress” and that there is room for improvement.
The win took the Bullets’ tally to 20 points from eight games as they moved to the top, temporarily displacing Moyale Barracks who have 19 points and were not in action on Saturday.
Silver are 12th on five points having been docked nine points as punishment for perpetrating violence in last season’s match against Mighty Wanderers.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :