Bullets dump woeful Nomads in Fellowship Cup

Nomads goalkeeper on a timely save

Bullets on Sunday dumped their traditional rivals Mighty Wanderers in the newly launched K12.5 Fellowship Association of Malawi (FAMA) Trophy  with a 2-0 victory in a  match played at the giant Kamuzu Stadium.

The competition involves top eight TNM Super League  teams.

The ‘People’s Team’  victory was celebrated with thousands of their  supporters clad in red and white colours dancing in the streets after the match.

Henry Kabitchi struck the first goal in the second half with a well taken free kick, 35 metres outside the 18 yard box. Douglous Chirambo added the second  in the 60th minute to set up a tense finish.

Wanderers coach Fraco Ndawa conceded that his side was comprehensively beaten by the Bullets.

“First of all let me congatulate Bullets for their victory.  The aggression was there and the desire and ambition, but  we only trained for a week for this game , my boys tried their best,” Ndawa said.

“We will be back strongly in the Presidential Cup, ” he said.

Bullets Coach  Eddie Ng’onamo described their victory as a start of a new era .

“This is the beginning of new Bullets and l can assure them that this season we will be in a winning mood,” he said.

Bullets also welcomed back their former striker Grant Lungu who was axed at Black Leopards in South Africa

As it is Big Bullets will face Red Lions next week in the semi-finals. Red Lions reached  the semis on Saturday after ousting Escom United 3-1.

In another semi finals clash, Blue Eagles will face Epac Fc . Eagles  dumped Civo United 1-0 while Epac won 2-1 after beating Mafco.

Bullets fans in a cerebration mood outside the stadium. Photos by Jeromy Kadewere/Nyasa Times
MTL Queens players with the FAMA Trophy
George Nyirenda could not forget a prayer after their victory

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