Wanderers beat KB to move third: Malawi TNM Super League

Inform Be Forward Wanderers beat Kamuzu Barracks (KB) on Sunday  at Kamuzu Stadium  to move above  rivals Nyasa Big Bullets  and go third in the  TNM Super League.

Wanderers and KB tussle in a match played at Kamuzu Stadium
KB players dejected
Wanderers supporters cheers their team to another win
Mighty Wanderers players celebrate victory

Man of the match, Francis Mkonda , put the hosts ahead with a powerful header after a well taken cross from Stanely Sanudi.

Striker of the moment, Vincent Nyangulu  doubled  the Nomads  lead  in the second half  when he calmly lofted the ball over Kamuzu Barracks  goalkeeper.

The visitors’ best chance fell to  Manase Chiyesa  and his low shot was pushed wide by Wanderers   goalkeeper  Nenani Juwayo.

The Nomads   were  on position 6 with 10 points  but this victory took them  to third slot with 13 points and a point behind leaders  KB.

This was a  second  consecuitve home league victory for the Nomads, as the  team continued a strong  early first round since the coming in of Oscar Kaunda as an assistant coach.

Wanderers   started with Babatunde Adeboye and Nyangulu up front , and  they still had 71% possession and were simply too strong for their opponents.

The hosts thought they had scored the third goal, but Mkonda’s header  hits the crossbar to the relief of the soldiers bench.

The home fans were nearly celebrating again just before half-time, but  Francis Mulimbika’s  powerful effort was spectacularly cleared over the crossbar by Kamuzu Barracks goalkeeper.

Thereafter, Kamuzu Barracks  striker  headed wide and substitute  Chiyesa  had a shot saved.

The Nomads  fluidity, forced their fans to chant, “ Nyerere! Nyerere! “ while clapping hands.

It was a tough afternoon  for Kamuzu Barracks as they saw little of the ball and spent a lot of the time chasing it unsuccessfully against their dominant opponents.

The visitors only had  three shot on target in the opening 45 minute.

Even though  Kamuzu Barracks central defender  Wild Nkuliwa  looked a weak link as he repeatedly lost the ball, his side  struggled to create chances.

Be Forward Wanderers  captain, Alfred Manyozo jnr  said: “ We  will continue with our form.”

Kamuzu Barracks captain, Wild Nkuliwa said most of the players were tired because of Saturday’s game against Ntopwa United.

“Fatigue was the only setback otherwise Wanderers were also very good. We will focus on our next game after coming back from Blantyre with 3 points which is not bad,” he said.

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