Mafco, Moyale through to Pres Cup semis

Two military sides Mafco FC and Moyale Barracks have made it through to the Semi-final stage of the ongoing K60 million Presidential Football Cup.

Mafco in victory parade
Mafco in victory parade

The two outclassed Dwangwa United and Epac FC at the Civo and Chitowe stadiums 1-0 and 2-1 respectively  on Saturday.

Mafco’s only goal was scored by their hitman Richard Mbulu who is the leading scorer in the cup.

He has now brought his tally of goals to 17 in three games.

Mbulu snatched the winner 45 minutes into the first half.

At the Civo Stadium, two goals from Khuda Muyaba and Chrispin Fukizi were enogh to book the Kang’ina soldiers a ticket into the semifinal of the Presidential Cup against Epac who scored their only goal through Innocent Tanganyika.

The organizers of the competition Football Association of Malawi (Fam) are yet to come up with the dates of the quarter final matches involving Mighty Be Forward Wanderers versus Max Bullets while Nyasa Big Bullets are expected to face northern region lower league side Kabwafu United.

According to Fam Competitions Manager Gomezgani Zakazaka, the dates await the final national team selection by Flames coach Ernest Mtawali since Wanderers and Bullets have contributed many players to the Flames currently in camp.

Zakazaka said if more than four Wanderers and Bullets players make it into the final squad, the fixtures will be delayed further.

Meanwhile, Zakazaka says he is happy with the way the competition is progressing.

He said there is stiff competition and there is no any cases of violence.

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