Creck Sporting fights back for a draw with Bullets as Wanderers beat Civil 3-0 to move second on the log table

By McLloyd Kudzingo

Creck Sporting’s game-changing substitution in the second half helped the Lilongwe-based side to earn a point as they drew 1-all against defending champions FCB Nyasa Big Bullets at Civil Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Patrick Mwaungulu put the People’s team in front in the 58th minute as he scored with a powerful strike beating Creck Sporting goalkeeper Charles Chisale.

Two minutes later, Creck Sporting Coach McDonald Mtetemera substituted Arnold Kiyama and Babangida Ishaya, bringing in the fresh legs of Gift Kadawati and Dalitso Nahipa.

Man of the match Hardy Ng’andu

The substitution proved fruitful as Kadawati leveled the scores just seven minute after being introduced as he connected with a header a cross from his captain Hadgi Wali, beating Richard Chimbamba in goals for Bullets.

After the match Creck Sporting midfielder Hardy Ng’andu was voted man of the match.

The result means that Bullets remain fifth on the log table followed by Creck as both side have so far accumulated 15 points after playing 10 games.

In Blantyre, Christopher Kumwembe scored a hat-trick to help Mighty Mukuru Wanderers beat his former team Civil Service United 3-nil at Kamuzu Stadium.

Wanderers have now moved to the second position on the log table, level on 18 points with third placed Kamuzu Barracks but the soldiers have a game to play on Monday.

Elsewhere, Mafco FC were 2-nil winners against Chitipa United at Chitowe Stadium with goals coming in from Yohane Malunga and Peter Kasonga

The match between Karonga United and Moyale Barracks also ended 2-nil in favour of the Karonga-based side at Karonga Stadium.

Blessings Mwalilino scored the first goal for Karonga in the 23rd minute and Allen Chihana scored the second just some seconds before the end of the match.

In Mulanje, Premier Bet Dedza Dynamos gave away their second half lead to draw 1-1 against rookies FOMO FC.

Samson Olatubosun scored for Dedza from the penalty spot in the 65th minute but the home side equalised through Auther Kalondola in the added time.

The match between Bangwe All Stars and Mzuzu City Hammers at Mpira Stadium ended goalless.

Bangwe remain third from the bottom on the log table with 7 points as Hammers dropped to fourth position with 17 points, a point behind third and second placed Kamuzu Barracks (KB) and Mighty Mukuru Wanderers.

The games continue on Monday with KB taking on bottom placed Baka City at Karonga Stadium and the big one between league leaders Silver Strikers and Mighty Tigers will take place at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.

Hat trick hero Kumwembe