Bullets Youth beat rivals to win African Herbal title


FCB Nyasa Bullets Youth lifted the K10 million African Herbal Mixture Clinic after beating rivals Ekhaya Mighty Wanderers Youth 1-0 at Kamuzu Stadium on Sunday.

Kondwani Tebulo settled the Blantyre District Football Association (BDFA) Under-19 Cup tie when he slotted home a penalty in the 22nd minute.

It was an entertaining and balanced affair that attracted an impressive patronage.


In individuals, Wanderers Youth’s player Steve Palemeza Jnr, son to Wanderers administrator, was named player of the tournament while Blessings Kambwiri won the golden boot.

Kambwiri took his tally to six goals when he scored Soche Madrid’s consolation in 1-2 loss to Namiwawa FC in a third-place battle.

Bullets Youth Coach Autry Kalulu said it was their ultimate dream to win the cup.


“This is something we have been looking for. It is a big motivation for the boys and we are very happy,” Kalulu said.

On his part, Wanderers Youth Coach Joseph ‘Shakira’ Kamwendo said his charges played well despite suffering the defeat.

“Overall, our performance was good. I am not worried about the result. It was a game of two halves and I am proud of my boys for putting up a gallant fight. After all, the main purpose of our team is to develop the players,” he said.

African Herbal Mixture Clinic Managing Director Joel Chirambo pledged continued support.

BDFA Chairperson Bitto Kayesera hailed the sponsor.

Football Association of Malawi Executive Committee member Chimango Munthali, Super League of Malawi President Fleetwood Haiya and National Youth Football Association chairperson Tiyenkhu Chavula watched the final.

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