Malawi international veteran striker Essau Kanyenda on Wednesday scored his first goals of the 2014/ 2015 in the South African Absa premier league when he claimed a brace to inspire his Polokwane FC to a 5-2 win over Free State Stars.
While forward Atusaye Nyondo came in as a 90th minute substitute in his first appearance since he got injured while on Flames duty in Algeria three week ago as his side University of Pretoria beat Ajax Cape Town 3-0. Enterprising Robin Ngalande was on the bench for Ajax.
For the second match in a row defender Limbikani Mzava and striker Gabadinho Mhango did not play for Bloemfontein Celtic in their 0-0 draw with Martizburg United.
Robert Ng’ambi’s Platinum Stars were not in action.
While in Mozambique, Zicco Mkanda’s hat trick last weekend helped his side Liga Desportivo De Maputo win the championship.
Mkanda claimed a hat trick when De Maputo, formerly Liga Maculmana, thrashed Ferroviaro de Pemba 5-0 to finish the 14-member league on unassailable 53 points, just one more than Ferroviaro de Nampula, who finished second.
In other games involving Malawians, goalkeeper Simplex Nthala did not make the Maxaquene squad that drew 2-2 with Textil de Pungue on Sunday.
In Zimbabwe, Gerald Phiri Jnr, Ishmael Nthindwa and defender George Nyirenda all featured in Caps United 2-1 over Triangle on Sunday in a Premier league match.