Silver Strikers were frustrated to a 3-3 draw with ten men Escom United at the giant Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre in the TNM Super League.
The electricians were first to notch in the goal through Manase Chiyesa before the Bankers equalized courtesy of Rodrick Gonani, who scored one of the best goals in the league.
Escom missed an opportunity to increase the tally when Chiyesa missed on spot kick after Noel Mkandawire was brought down the Bankers right back Ndaona Daisi.
Daisi appeared in the picture to score the second goal for the defending champions
before Mkandawire’s equalizer.
On recess, it was 2-2.
In the second half of the game, former Complex Madrid, Aiko Maluwa, who was also
voted man of the match, increased the tally for the Blantyre based side to make it Escom 3-2 to Silver.
In the dying minute of the match, Escom United goalkeeper, Charles Swini was shown marching orders after accumulating two yellow cards for delaying tactics.
The Bankers utilized their opponents short in strength and Daisi again hit the net to earn a creditable point.
In the northern region, Civo United were frustrated by new rookies, Kabwafu United to a 0-0 draw while in Nchalo, Azam Tigers and Bvumbwe Research shared the spoils after a 1-1 draw.
Bvumbwe scored their goal through Ali M’madi while Issac Kaliati notched one for the Kanjedza boys.