Nomads beat Moyale to reach finals of Airtel Top 8

Incredible! Nomads rise from the dead to haunt Moyale .Trophy specialists Mighty Be Forward Wanderers on Saturday, May, 27, 2017 pulled the biggest upset in the Airtel Top 8 Cup competion as they fought from two goals down to beat Moyale Barracks 3-2 in a dramatic semifinal encounter at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe.

Ng’ambi lifted high after hitting the equaliser, pic Alex Mwazalumo

Nomads celebrate after the game, pic Alex Mwazalumo

Nyerere celebrate the winning goal, pic Alex Mwazalumo

Moyale goalkeeper Semeon Harawa reacts after conceding the third goal, pic Alex Mwazalumo

Final result: Wanderers 3 and Moyale 2

The Nomads were as good as dead nine minutes to the break, when Moyale striker Dan Katunga deflected a poorly taken strike from goalkeeper Richard Chipuwa into the net to give the Lions’ of Kaning’ina a two goal advantage.

This was just a few minutes after Boyboy Chima had given the soldiers the lead from a set-piece.

In what could be the turning point from the Nomads, youthful striker Khumbo Ng’ambi reduced the arrears on the dot of half-time after connecting a cross from Jabulani Linje.

Four minutes after resumption, Ng’ambi leveled the scores for Wanderers with a slight touch of a pin-point cross from captain Francis Mlimbika.

Ng’ambi was on the scene again midway into the second half, ramming the ball home from close range after the Nomads had split the soldier’s defence.

The rest of the game saw the Nomads applying all tactics from the book to run down the clock.

Moyale assistant coach Wilson Mkandawire conceded defeat, lamenting his side’s failure to preserve the 2-0 lead up to half-time.

“We relaxed a bit after taking the two-goal lead and allowed Wanderers to get a goal just before half-time.

“Had we preserved our two-goal first half lead, Wanderers would not have come back into the game,” said Mkandawire.

Wanderers’ veteran mentor Yasin Osman saluted his charges for showing character to reverse the two-goal deficit.

“Its a good feeling to come back from two-goals down and win the game. This does not happen more often and it just shows the boys are committed to winning games,” said Osman.

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13 thoughts on “Nomads beat Moyale to reach finals of Airtel Top 8”

  1. Gar says:

    Nomads They Derseve To Win What A Crassic Playing

  2. pathfinder says:

    jealous down guys, i’m a bullets fan but nomads are the most powerful team at the moment. look they had a game plan, they bought players in time, great players, superb preparations, important and many friendly games during off season. now it’s all paying off. can believe its the same yassin osman who failed the same team numerous times back? i believe that when the team is not doing well is not the coach mainly to b lame but management. now nomads management is well organised and yassin osman and the players look fancy. i just hope they want mess up that combination as we go on because that’s how we know nomads most of the seasons. they start like house on fire and mess up along the way. nevertheless, big up manoma.

  3. Nomadic says:

    I have been a nomadic supporter from the start koma sinaoneko mpila okoma ngat umenewu mmmmmmh ndamva kukoma

  4. goodwellbanda says:

    Zowona noma ndi kawawa

  5. Alick says:

    Manoma, timakunyadirani. Chipuwa akhale pa training yamphamvu kwambiri

  6. Gabriel says:

    chitimu koma ichi!! tadyaso ndalama za airtel,Pamene neba akungomva kuwawa

  7. Hassam jussab says:

    Well done the real champs
    The two players u bought is the magic
    And I don’t see anyone beating you this season u r taking all the cups and the league too
    But look for goal keeper
    And join CAF
    I feel like changing my colors as you are working as a good management

  8. avinty says:

    RVG wati chani? Was it another tennis game? Waiting to hear from him.

  9. avinty says:

    be the first to win a cup! noma woyeeeee

  10. maclean kadza says:

    big up guys!

  11. father joyce says:

    That’s my team its not easy indeed to equalise 2 goals but for the nomads …….

  12. Teenage says:

    nyerere woyee no Chipuwa again angati komole ndi hbp

  13. Waganyu says:

    Jelasi down, Noma yadoda mpira lero, classic.

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