Gor keeper saves Miracle penalty, as Chiukepo blew it: Bullets out of CAF Champions League

Malawi flag carrier in the prestigious Caf Africa Champions League, Nyasa Big Bullets on Wednesday were knocked out of the competition by Kenyan champiosn Gor Mahia  following a dramatic preliminary round match when they  lost in penalty shootout 5-4 on aggregate after in second leg staged at the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.

Chiukepo: Awful feeling after misisng penalty which would have sent Bullets through

Bullets should have finished the job and  progress to the next stage of the Caf Champions League  when they led  in the  55th minute  through Chiukepo Msowoya.

Msowoya missed a golden opportunity to seal the victory for Bullets  in the 88th minute when they were awarded a penalty but his kick was saved by Gor veteran keeper Boniface Oluoch before forcing the match into penalties as it was a 1-1 stalemate as Gor Mahia had won the first leg with an identical score line.

In the shootout, Oluoch saved Miracle Gabeya’s kick and made himself big to distract Pilirani Zonda who sent his shot bouncing off the cross bar to secure their passage to the enxt round.

Yamikani Fodya, John Lanjesi and Msowoya converted their kicks for Bullets.

While the Kenyans converted their kicks through as Ondieki, Humphrey Mieno, Boniface Omondi, and captain Harun Shakava pacifying the home crowd that had painted the

Gor Mahia took time to settle into the game; allowing Bullets to dictate the first quarter of the opening half. Only George Odhiambo came close within the first five minutes.

Bullets won a dangerous free-kick from the left side, but BOluoch was on a high alert to parry the ball to safety.

.It took Nyasa Big Bullets 31 minutes to have the first attempt on goal. But Gor Mahia was not different either.

Earlier, Gor Mahia’s assistant coach Zedekiah Zico Otieno was sent to the stands after he protested strongly the decision to award their hosts a penalty kick in the dying minutes of second half.

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Chiswa B
Chiswa B
2 years ago

WE ARE ONLY GOOD AT UNPROTECTED SEX. WE ARE AMONG THE LEADERS OF COUNTRIES WITH HIGHEST NUMBER OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH EDZI. ZAMPIRA IZI TIZILEKE. TIZINGOKWATANA BASI

Ochimwene
Ochimwene
2 years ago

That’s what a game of football gives, one wins and another looses so we have to accept it was not our day. We should not condemn Chiukepo or the Coach. We lost the game as bullets simply because our friends did it better than us so no finger pointing if anything lets blame the whole team for failure.

gloria
gloria
2 years ago

Am not a funny of bullets, but even ronaldo, messi, drogba they miss penalties,its not only chiukepo who only miss penalties, it happens in the game of football.
chiukepo dont loose heart, game on beib

Peter
2 years ago

Zoona ndizakuti the game tactics were wrong. The Coach should have taken a gamble of starting Fisher Kondowe. I know most of you will argue that he is a spent force. That is true. The remains that as the probability of going into Penalties were high, I guess Fisher is a master of his own. Secondly , yes Mike Mkwate could not march the physical fitness of the built Kenyans, but the boy is a wonder kid on a sunny day.

NGAMO
2 years ago

Kupanda chiukepo bullets sikanawanunkha ma penalty,

NGAMO
2 years ago

Kupanda Chiukepo bullets sikanfika kumapenarty

JJ Mbewe/pathfinder
JJ Mbewe/pathfinder
2 years ago

Very sad indeed.

matela
matela
2 years ago

neba pepa thus a game of football

Kalulu Wadwala
Kalulu Wadwala
2 years ago

Chiukepo is useless. I wonder why national team picks him. He is a rush rush player. Tired legs. Bullets it is time to groom young players. Don’t follow wanderers model of relying on nkhalamba

Babatunde
Babatunde
2 years ago
Reply to  Kalulu Wadwala

Mdyomba mwanama Noma simukuidziwa….Chiukepo kuNoma sangapeze malo! Gwape wachabechabe!!

Jimmy
Jimmy
2 years ago

Akalamba a Chiukepo

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