Five days after punishing the 2016 TNM Super League champions Kamuzu Barracks 3 nil in Lilongwe, title contenders Nyasa Big Bullets
secured another convincing victory after beating relegation side Blantyre United 4 nil on Saturday at Chilomoni Stadium.
Chiukepo Msowoya gave Bullets a lead in the 44 minutes after converting a controvecial penalty which centre referee Evidence
Kananji awarded to The people’s after Blantyre United defender Aubrey Chafewa handed the ball in the box when he was trying to clear
Fischer Kondowe’s dangerous corner kick in the air.
Blantyre United players protested against the decision and the match was stopped for three minutes but the play was later resumed after BU coach Mc Donald Mtetemera talked to his players to continue playing.
Bullets got their second goal in the 79 minutes through Muhamad Sulunba who connected a Kondwani Kumwenda’s brilliant pass.
Four minutes later Bullets vesatile and skillful midfielder Mike Mkwate registered Bullets’s third goal through a 25 metre drive shot
which United goalkeeper keeper Alex Makina failed to save.
In form Bullets striker Sulumba who is currently enjoying game time after being sidelined for along time scored his second goal in the 89
minutes to make it 4 nil after connecting a superb cross from Fischer Kondowe.
Bullets assistant coach Elia Kananji was very delighted with the win which he said will give them morale in their away fixture against
Dwangwa United on Wednesday next week in the FISD Challenge Cup at Chitowe stadium.
“Apart from celebrating for the maximum points which we’ve collected today we are also excited that for the first time in this season our
players have managed to win with a good margin. It is our hope that this performance will continue in the coming games as the competiton continues to be tough especially in the league,” said Kananji.
His counter part Mc Donald Nginde Mtetembera blamed the referees for making questionable decision against them through out the match which he said contributed to the loss.
“I have never complained about the officiation though I’ve been noticing a number of biased decision but today it was worse. If the
referees take sides like the way they did in this game then our football will not develop with such kind of shameful and disapointing
officiation,” said Mtetemera.
Blantyre United is yet to register a win in the second round as they have lost five games and draw only one against Azam Tigers and they
are on the risk of getting relegation chop after collecting 12 points in 20 games and they are on position 15 on the log table.
Bullets is still on position 3 with 41 points from 20 games only three points away to catch up with leaders and rivals Be Forward Wanderers.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :