Epac accuses BB of using rugby tactics

Epac United on Sunday accused Bullets FC of using rugby tactics to beat them in the TNM Super League on Sunday.

Twenty four hours after being axed in the Standard Bank Cup against Mafco United, Bullets vented their anger on Epac beating them narrowly 1-0.

In a physically encounter at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre, the People’s team notched their lone goal through a long range from former Silver Strikers midfielder Jelesi Lufeyo.

Bullets played an offensive game in the first half but all their scoring chances were frustrated by Epac goalkeeper Lemani Nthala, who was shown a red card in the second half.

Epac mentor Abasi Makawa accused their opponents of playing “rugby”.

Bullets players their win against Epac. Photo:Jeromy Kadewere/Nyasa Times

“Bullets came to play rugby and this affected my boys. But l am not that disappointed because we will rectify our problems during training, “said Makawa, who saw two of his regular players Tsanzo Dalio and Jafali Chande being rushed to the hosapital due to injuries.

Bullets coach Eding’ton Ng’onamo described their victory as a morale booster to his players but was quick to accuse the officiating personnel.

“This game was marred by poor officiation, but all in all lam very delighted with the performance of my players. I was impressed with our defence apart from the striking force which l still have difficulties with it, “said Ng’onamo, who has not lost any game in the League since he was appointed the head coach.

In the old capital city Zomba, Mighty Wanderers had a successful trip after hammering Zomba United 3-0.

The Nomads invaded Zomba Community Centre Ground with goals from Nafe Msasa, Cuthbert Sinetre and Gerald Junior.

The Lali- Lubani Boys coach Franco Ndau praised his boys for the victory.

“I am very happy because collecting three points is what we need in the second round if we want to be among favourites for the title, “said Ndau, who vowed to collect more points in their next assignments.

Azam Tigers romped Embangweni United 4-1 courtesy of Kondwani Kumwenda, Issac Maluwa, Charles Ngosi and Mike Kaziputa.

In Balaka, Silver Strikers left behind their Saturday woes when they went down 2-0 to Blantyre United by whipping Red Lions 1-0 on Sunday through Rodrick Gonani’s goal.

In the capital city, Blue Eagles inflicted pain on the defending champions Escom United with a 1-0 victory.

Blue Eagles coach Derek Msakakuwona said, “I told my boys to forget about the past games by forging ahead. This is the just the beginning and we are looking forward to collect more point in other games.”

The Electricians, who lost 1-0 on Saturday to Civo United, returned to Blantyre empty handed.

Sunday 29 October 2011

-Big Bullets 1 vs Epac United 0 @ Kamuzu Stadium

-Mighty Wanderers 3 vs Zomba United 0 @ Zomba Community Centre Ground.

-Azam Tigers 4 vs Embangweni United 0 @ Kalulu Stadium

-Red Lions 0 vs Silver Strikers 1 @ Balaka Stadium

-Blue Eagles 1 vs Escom United 0 @ Nankhaka Stadium

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