Giant Killers! Sable Farming boots Civo out of FDH Cup

by McLloyd Kudzingo

Super League side Civil Service United suffered a shock defeat to premier division side Sable Farming as they were edged 3-4 on post-match penalties with regulation time ending in a 1-1 draw.

The visitors were the first to score through Sherrif Maida and Civil equalised through Innocent Tanganyika.

Former Nyasa Big Bullets and Ntopwa United defender George Nyirenda scored Sable’s winning penalty while Innocent Tanganyika and Tione Tembo for Civil missed their penalties.

Civil out of the Cup

In another round of 32 match, Civil’s rivals Silver Strikers cruised through to the round of 16 following their 2-1 win against Immigration FC.

Chinsinsi Maonga and Maxwell Phodo scored for the central bankers while Immigration got their consolation through Patrick Mponda.

The action will continue on 3rd July with Rumphi United hosting Neno Giants at Rumphi Stadium and Baka City playing against Dedza Young Soccer at Karonga Stadium

On July 4, Wanderers Reserve will entertain Luwinga United at Mpira Stadium and Ekwendeni Hammers will play Airborne Rangers at Mzuzu Stadium on the same day

Mighty Tigers will play Kasungu Police on a public holiday 6th July and the final round of 32 match will be between Mzuzu Warriors and Ntopwa FC at Mzuzu Stadium on 10th July, 2021.

Below are the full-time results of the FDH Cup round of 32 games played on Sunday, June 27,2021.

Civil Service FC 1(3)-1(4) Sable Farming FC
Innocent Tanganyika-Sheriff Maida(P)

Immigration FC 1-2 Silver Strikers
Patrick Mponda-Chinsisi Maonga
Maxwell Gastin Phodo

Polytechnic FC 2-3 Chitipa United
Isaac Fischer(brace)-Mathews Sibale
Alex Benson
Rajab Nyirenda

Kamuzu Barracks 3-0 Ngolowindo FC
Francis Kadzeka
Zingani Yona
Sammy Chiponda