Blue Eagles became the first out-fit to lift the K12.5 million (about $75,000) Fellowship Association of Malawi (Fama) Top Eight Trophy on Saturday after beating Big Bullets 6-5 in the penalty shoot-out at Civo Stadium in the capital city of Malawi.
The game was also witnessed by the Vice President Khumbo Kachali and the minister of Youth Sports Development and Culture Enoch Chihana.
Bullets were first score in the first half through Jelesi Lufeyo before the Cops from Area 30 equalized courtesy of super substitute Charles Ngosi, who was ousted at Tigers FC.
There was no winning goal from full regulation time forcing the game into post-match penalties.
In the penalties, the cops managed to kiss the net six times while Bullets scored five.
Some of the players, who missed on Bullets side were Ian Chinyama, Jelesi Lufeyo while the likes of Fischer Kondowe, Fundi Akidu, Robson Banda were some of the players who managed to score their spotkicks.
Blue Eagles scored through Ken Mponda, Charles Ngosi, Peter Mgangira and Ackim Kazombo who nailed the last spot kick.
Eagles received K3 million while Bullets went home with K1 million.
Blue Eagles coach, Declerk Nsakakuwona was delighted with the cup win.
“It’s fantastic to win yet another cup,” said the coach.