Leaders Blantyre Utd, Mitra Icons in top table league affair: Malawi 2nd tier football league

Southern Football League leaders Blantyre United date second-placed Mitra lcons at Chiwembe this Saturday as the two of Malawi’s second tier football league continue their campaign to qualify for the top flight TNM Super League.

Blantyre United pray after the game, Pic Leonard Sharra, Nyasa Times
Blantyre United pray after the game, Pic Leonard Sharra, Nyasa Times

Blantyre United lead with 38 points, just one ahead of Mitra Icons. However, Blantyre United have played more games, 20 while Mitra have played 18.

On third position are Chikwawa United with 36 points from 19 games while MDF Marine fourth with 35 points from 18 games with Cobbe Baracks on 5th with 32 points from 17 games.

This will be Blantyre United’s last match of the first round while Mitra will still have two more games to play.

Third-placed Chikwawa United have two assignments this weekend. They travel to Pirimiti on Saturday to face Matamando while on Sunday, they will host Nyambadwe Majuniors at Chikwawa.

On Friday, 4th-placed MDF Marine date Zomba United at Monkey Bay before dating Mangochi Police at Mangochi on Sunday.

Fifth-placed Cobbe Barracks date Polytechnic at the Poly on Saturday.

The top 10 on the log table are:

P    W  GD  Pts
1 Blanryre Utd          20  11 19   38
2 Mitra Icons            18   11 15   37
3 Chikwawa Utd       19   11 12   36
4 MDF Marine          18   11 10   35
5 Cobbe Baracks       17    9    6    32
6 BNC Produsak        20   8   11   31
7 Nchalo United        19   8    9    30
8 Wanderers Rsv      16   9   14   29
9 Zomba United       15   8   14   28
10 Bvumbwe Rsc      17   7     4    27

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