FISD Challenge Cup kicks off in Lilongwe Wednesday

FISD Challenge Cup Super League preliminary round bullies of on Wednesday October 3, 2017 at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe with clash the current of the top eight teams in the league.

Jana receiving the fisd trophy.-Photo by Mphatso Nkhoma, Nyasa Times

According to the fixture released on Sunday, Civil Sporting is up against Azam Tigers at home from 2.30 pm.

Civil sporting who are sixth on the log last won a cup was in the Standard Bank Cup when they beat Mighty Be Forward Wanderers at Civo stadium, 1-0 in 2015.

The Wednesday clash is coming after the two teams had pulled draws for their Super League encounters over the weekend.

Civil played to 0-0 draw against third placed, Nyasa Big Bullets while Azam Tigers who are eighth on the table call it equal against Blantyre United at Chilomoni stadium, in a scoreless draw.

The Civil Servants are now struggling to find a winning formal at home and their last win was in Mzuzu when they beat Chitipa United 2-0 since then they have not registered any win while playing on home turf.

They were held 1-1 draw against impressive, Mzuni as they struggled to come from behind to force a deserving draw last week, Saturday.

Will 90 minutes separate the two teams or penalty kick will be used to pass on judgement on them if they will not utilize chances, they will create?

Thursday has a triple header fixtures in Balaka, Mzuzu and Blantyre.

Zomba based, Red Lions are at home in Balaka against much improved Master Security in this tie.

Master Security coming from a 1-1 draw against Blue eagles last Friday should give them confidence of taking the bull by the horn.
Red Lions was on bye over the weekend and this should give them an upper hand as they players have had time to train and rest for the fixture.

Students of Mzuzu University, Mzuni will sort it out against below form Wizards at Mzuzu Stadium.

The students will ooze with confidence at they take on the visits owing to the fact that they have retained the bragging rights of Mzuzu city after beating Moyale Barracks 1-0 in a Mzuzu derby in Sunday.

Wizards had a tough Sunday when they failed to contain the Salima based soldiers Mafco as they lost 0-1 at their backyard, Mulanje Park.

Peter Mponda’s men need to pull out their socks if they will have make an impression in the challenge cup as they appear to be bad travellers too.

Blantyre United are up against last year’s losing finalists Kamuzu Barracks at Chilomoni which promises fireworks.

Kamuzu  Barracks have lost twice at home against Mzuni 2-0 and Bullets 3-0 in the super league and they will not allow to register a third consecutive defeat though away from home.

Blantyre United’s draw against tiger Saturday should encourage them aim high and send packing the current wounded and deflected soldiers of Lilongwe, Kamuzu Barracks.

The full fixtures is as follows:
Wednesday, October 3, 2017
Civil Sporting vs Azam Tigers at Civo Stadium
Thursday, October 4, 2017
Red Lions vs Master Security at Balaka Stadium
Mzuni vs Wizards at Mzuzu Stadium
Blantyre United vs Kamuzu Barracks at Chilomoni ground
Al the fixture will kick off at 2:30 pm

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