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Eagles winning momentum continues as Bullets silence Silver Strikers

Mighty Be forward wanderers fine run was halted over the weekend by a resilient Blue eagles who now lie a point adrift leaders Silver Strikers

The Area 30 cops as they are known punished the Blantyre giants in a packed Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre

Maxwell Salambula scored a beauty past Nomads keeper Richard Chipuwa.

Wanderers produced a series of raids led by Rafique Namwera, Isaac Kaliati and Mike Kaziputa but the Blue Eagles defence was tight

On resumption, The nomads came back strongly and their resilience paid off when substitute Jafali Chande levelled for the hosts after receiving a fine cross from fellow substitute Jimmy Zakazaka.

After the goal, both teams continued to display great football with the aim of snatching the winning goal.

Centre referee Ishmael Chisonga awarded the visitors a penalty after Nomads defender Boston Kabango handked the ball inside the penalty box. Gilbert Chirwa was equal to the task firing home in the 73rd minute

In other matches played on Saturday Mzuzu beat Wizards 1-0 to move to the 4th position while Silver Strikers continued to inflict more misery to bottom placed Max Bullets beating them 3-0 at Kalulu stadium in Chikhwawa.

On Sunday Diversion Mlozi inspired a rejuvenated Big Bullets when he came from the bench to score as the defending champions beat league leaders Silver Strikers 2-1 in a mouth watering clash at the Kamuzu stadium in Blantyre.

Mathews Sibale had put the bankers ahead in the 41st minute tapping in from low range beating Keeper Owen Chaima.

Chaima who replaced injured keeper Ernest Kakhobwe could have played his last match as he is headed to Tanzanian Vodacom league side Mbeya City.

After the break Chiukepo Msowoya levelled maters from the spot in the second half before Sibale’s winner.

Silver Strikers still top the league with 29 points after beating Maxi Bullets 3-0 on Saturday and are a point ahead of Blue eagles who beat Nomads on the same day

On Sunday also saw Moyale Barracks beat Wizards 2-0 while Dwangwa held Karonga to a 1-1 draw

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