Nyasa Big Bullets were held to a frustrating goalless draw on Saturday by Mafco to miss a chance to close the gap on Super League leaders Be Forward Wanderers in a match played at Chilomoni Stadium .
The result sees Bullets maintaining their third position but they are now six points behind league leaders Wanderers with a game to go before wrapping up the first round.
Bullets coach Eliya Kananji had to throw everything into the game to force an win late in the game.
He introduced veteran striker Chiukepo Msowoya who started on the bench but Mafco defence remained stubborn .
Bullets almost scored through Manyenje who was set through by Msowoya but the former EPAC FC forward opted to pass the ball to Mike Mkwate instead of shooting at goal.