Bullets avoid tough draw in Fisd Cup round of 16

National draw for the 2017 FISD challenge Cup which was conducted on Thursday, at Mpira house in Blantyre has seen Nyasa Big Bullets avoiding fellow Super League teams.

Fisd Cup draw at Mpira House.-Photo by Chiapambano Mbewe, Nyasa Times

The draw has produced two mouthwatering  Super League encounters which will be interesting to watch.

Salima based, Mafco, who safely sent Silver strikers packing of the cup, will face a more determined and spirited, Master Security who eliminated Red lions at home.

Crowd pullers Nyasa Big Bullets are starting their round of 16 campaign against the winner between Rumphi Medicals/Karonga

After beating the FISD Cup holders Be Forward Wanderers on Tuesday this week Moyale Barracks have been rewarded with  meeting between the winner of Mzuzu based non-league side Baka F.C/Katowo.

The 2016 FISD Cup runners up Kamuzu Barracks will meet with the winner between Chikwawa United/Mangochi Challengers.

Azam Tigers, who made it to the next round through penalty shoo out against Civil Sporting 5-4 will get the feel of Holy Cross /MlathoMponela.

Dedza Young Soccer will have to depose Dzaleka beforefacing Nkhanga/Nsuwadzi FC in the round of 16.

Super League  teams should not under rate lower league sides in their cup ties as records have shown that cup games are always unpredictable.

“So far the draw has been fair and we hoping that we will watch good games. What is needed is for all the teams to get prepared its anything goes when it comes to Cup ties,” soccer fan, Martin Jere said.

He said a cup game is always crucial and not one should under rate his opponent and some giants have been shown exit doors in the early stages of the completion.

The full fixture for Round of 16, FISD Cup is as follows:

1) Umodzi/Makawa Young Navy Vs Swallows

2) Nyasa Big Bullets Vs RumphiMedicals/ Karonga United/ Luwinga

3) Chikwawa United/ Mangochi Challenge Vs Kamuzu Barracks

4) Dedza Soccer Saints/Dzaleka Vs Nkhanga/Nsuwazi F.C

5) Azam Tigers Vs Holly Cross Ambassadors/ Mlatho Mponela

6) Mafco Vs Masters Security

7) Moyale Vs Baka F.C / Katowo F.C

8) Blue Eagles Vs Mzuni

Eight teams are expected to reach into quarter finals.

Here is how the qualified teams will meet in the quarter finals;

Winner Match #3 Vs Winner Match #5

Winners Match #6 Vs Winner Match #4

Winner Match #8 Vs Winner Match #2

Winner Match #1 Vs Winner Match #7

In semi final level Winner Match #11 will meet Winner Match #12 while Winner Match Match #10.

The round of 16 matches are expected to start from October 25 2017.

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