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.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :