Premier Bet Wizards missed the chance to catch up on points with Dwangwa United in the TNM Super League as Moyale Barracks beat them 2-1 on Sunday at MDC Stadium in Blantyre.
Wizards have 27 points on position 13, could have catch up with Dwangwa United on 30 points had they won.
Dwangwa lost 1-0 to Nyasa Big Bullets at Kamuzu Stadium.
Moyale scored first through Gastin Simkonda five minutes into the game, but the home team were rewarded for an impressive reaction as Peter Msowoya equalized after glanced home an excellent pass.
Wizards , encouraged by a vocal crowd, dominated thereafter and they were awarded a penalty after one of their strikers was brought down in the forbidden area. Trevor missed the penaly after a brilliant save from a Moyale Barracks keeper.
It was 1-1 as the two teams were going on recess time.
Come second half, Wizards failed to play their usual carpet football, as they resorted into Moyale’s arial balls.
Boy Boy Chima inflicted pain to the Chilomoni township based side with the winning goal sending Moyale bench on cloun nine, as they celebrated jumping up and down.
The Kaning’ina soldiers are on position seven with 44 points.
Sounding confidence, Wizards coach Peter Mponda described their loss as unfortunate, and vowed to soldiers on in their last match against Red Lions.
“I don’t think we deserved to lose .We controlled them well but may be we made it easy for them when they became more physical,” said Mponda.
He went on to states that , “They defended well even when we controlled the game. We created chances but not too many were clear-cut. We battled hard. We put everything in and the players are very disappointed.”
Moyale Barracks coach Collins Nkuna saluted his troops for their victory, insists it was a difficult game.
” We were very nervous and unsure. Every ball was passed back, there were mistakes and no aggression.But after that we played face-to-face, we showed unbelievable spirit to come back and we deserved the win. We were lucky in the last situation but we played great football. Iam delighted with my boys because going back to Mzuzu with four points is not bad,” he said.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :