Blue Eagles beat Silver Strikers 4-2 on post-match penalties in Lilongwe to sail through to the third round of the Presidential Cup.
Goalkeeper Chakonda Majanga was the hero of the day for the cops when he saved two penalties from Clement Trota and Kondwani Mwaila of Silver.
Eagles converted through Wister Phiri, Gilbert Chirwa, Chisomo Chilasa and Phillip Masiye.
Relief was the prevalent emotion for Eagles coach Derklerk Msakakuona after the victory.
Silver assistant coach, Lovemore Fazili rued the missed chances. In regulation time, the game had ended 0-0.
Eagles will face Nyasa Big Bullets in a round-of-16 match at a venue to be announced by Football Association of Malawi.
Other results: Kabwafu 4 Mchengautuba 3, Mafco 4 Azam Tigers 1, Epac 3 Dululu 0.
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