Bullets beat Civo 2-1 to consolidate lead in the top flight

Two goals from strikers Bright Munthali and Chiukepo Msowoya were enough to give Nyasa Big Bullets victory over Civil Sporting in a very entertaining match that took place on Kamuzu Day at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe.

The inform Munthali scored first for the people’s team 23 minutes in the second half after receiving a pass from Mike Mkwate.

Munthali sent in a curling shot onto the top corner leaving goalkeeper Tione Tembo with nothing to do but to pick the ball from his own net.

Chiukepo Msowoya scored Bullets’ second goal after receiving a pass from Bright Munthali who capitalized on a defensive blunder.

Civo got their consolation from the spot through Raphael Phiri after a foul in the box on Kelvin Thotho

Bullets’ win come two days after the people’s team thumped rookies TN Stars 4-0 in Kasungu.

After the game Bullets team manager James Chilapondwa praised his boys for the brilliant performance

“Let me thank my players for this wonderful performance. You know we had another game on Saturday which we won 4-0, It means now that we have collected 6 points away from home which is not a simple thing to do in the top fright,” said Chilapondwa.

His counterpart Gabriel Chirwa said his players played well but luck was not on their side.
“You have seen how the team has played today. We played very well and we created a number of scoring opportunities which unfortunately we failed to utilize. We will go back and work on some problems that we have noticed in today’s game and we will come back a better side in the next game,” said Chirwa.

The win means Bullets remain top with 16 points followed by Azam Tigers who are now on second position with 12 points following a 1-all draw with Red Lions on Sunday.

Civil Sporting are on third position with 10 points followed by Red Lions who are perched on fourth position with 9 points.

Below is the list of matches to be played in Week 6 of the TNM Super League.

Saturday

Civil Sporting vs Azam Tigers at civo

Masters vs Silver Strikers at Dedza

Mafco vs Nchalo at chitowe

Sunday

TN Stars vs Tigers at Kasungu

Dwangwa United vs Nchalo at Chitowe

Mzuni vs Karonga at Mzuzu

Redlions vs Blue eagles at Mangochi