Wadabwa’s wonders, Salambula surprises: Malawi TNM Super League

Maxwell Salambula is proving to be Blue Eagles’ reliable marksman as he claimed his second hat-trick when his team routed Wizards FC 6-0 in midweek TNM Super League fixture on Wednesday at Nankhaka.

Wadabwa celebrates after hitting the opener.

Wadabwa celebrates a goal.

The other scorers were Stuart Mbunge, Chisomo Chilasa and another marksman Gilbert Chirwa as the Eagles reclaimed their top spot of the log table and become the first round winners of the top flight TNM Super League.

Other hat-tricks have been scored by Peter Wadabwa of Mighty Be Forward Wanderers, Anthony Banda of Epac FC and Moyale’s Gastin Simkonda.

Salambula’s first hat-trick was their 5-3 victory over MTV Max Bullets at Kamuzu Stadium on July 1.

Wadabwa claimed his on July 23 at Kamuzu Stadium when Wanderers beat Red Lions 3-1.

Epac’s Anthony Banda and Moyale’s Simkonda claimed their hat-trick on the same day when the two sides met at Civo Stadium on June 26. Epac lost 3-5 on that day and the other scorers for Moyale were Crispin Fukuzi and Ntopijo Njewa.

Salambula now has eight goals to his credit together with Epac’s Anthony Banda on the leading goal scorers’ chart which is lead by Mafco’s Richard Mbulu with 11, followed by 10 from Wadabwa, nine by Nyasa Big Bullets’ Chiukepo Msowoya and seven from Manasseh Chiyesa of Kamuzu Barracks, Kuda Muyaba of Moyale and Blue Eagles’ Gilbert Chirwa.

Meanwhile, 5th-placed Nyasa Big Bullets and position six Mighty Wanderers complete their first round assignments on Sunday when the defending champions will travel to Nkhotakota to meet 15th-placed Dwangwa United at Chitowe Stadium while Be Forward Wanderers host unpredictable 7th-placed Mzuni at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.

The game between Be Forward Wanderers and Mzuni will be broadcast live by Betat Television from the Kamuzu Stadium.

Nyasa Big Bullets moved from position six to five after drawing 1-1 with Azam Tigers last Sunday while their arch rivals Mighty Be Forward Wanderers moved from position seven to six when they came from behind to force a 2-2 draw against Epac at Civo Stadium.

The two arch rivals tie on 24 points but the Bullets have better goal difference of 10 goals against Wanderers’ nine. The defending champions Bullets have scored 20 goals and conceded 10 while Wanderers scored 24 against 15.

Mzuni also tie on 24 points with the two giants and going into the weekend fixtures they were at number 5. They have been pushed to 7th because of goal difference. They have scored 14 goals and conceded 11.

The following is the log table:

P   W  D  L GF GA GD Pts

  1. Blue Eagles              15 10 2   3 29  15   14   32
  2. Silver Strikers        15  9   2   4 22  13    9   29
  3. Mafco                         15 8   4   3 29  17  12    28
  4. Moyale                         15  8   3   4 25  14  11    27
  5. Nyasa Bullets                14 6   6   2 20  10  10    24
  6. Wanderers                     14  6   6   2 24  15    9    24
  7. Mzuni                             14  7   3   4 14  11    3    24
  8. Kamuzu Barracks        15 6   4   5 26  19    7    22
  9. Azam Tigers                  15 5   7   3 14    9    5    22
  10. Epac                                15  6   3   6 17  16    1    21
  11. Civo Utd                         15  4   4   7 13  21   -8   16
  12. Red Lions                       15 4   2   9 15  22   -7   14
  13. Wizards                           15 3   3   9  7   23  -16  12
  14. Karonga Utd                  15 2   5   8  9   27  -18  11
  15. Dwangwa Utd                14 2   4   8 11  22  -11  10
  16. Max Bullets                  15 1   4  10 11 32  -21   7
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