Defending champions Nyasa Big Bullets on Sunday beat rookies Ntopwa FC 2-1 at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre to slash Be Forward Wanderers lead at the summit of the TNM Super League cut to two points.
Bullets coach Calisto Pasuwa said he was pleased that the gap has been reduced to two points against leaders, saying its a statement of intent that they are bound to defend the title.
“Certainly, it is a relief that we have narrowed the points-gap against our rivals. This will motivate us to defend the title,” he said.
Wanderers lead the 16-team league with 48 points while Bullets are second on 46 points. The two teams have played 22 games each and they all remain with 8 games in the title campaign.
At Kamuzu Stadium, Bullets scored through Hassan Kajoke and Luke Chuma.