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Goals galore in women’s league

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The Football Association of Malawi (Fam) Women’s National Football League registered plenty of goals in matches played in all the three regions over the weekend.

In the Central Region, defending champions DD Sunshine made their intent clear with a 13-0 victory over Hungry Lions.

Striker Sabina Thom scored seven goals with Gladys Banda and Madyina Ngulube scoring a brace each whereas Ruth Nyirongo and Gladys Malaitcha scored a goal each.

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Sunshine tops the league in the Central Region with nine points from three matches.

The team’s coach Andrew Chikhosi was impressed with the performance of the team.

“We are on a serious mission. It is good that the players are showing great character in all the matches,” Chikhosi said.

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Sunshine started the campaign with a 6-0 win over Destiny FC before beating rivals Skippers 2-1 last week.

In another match, Chisomo Academy registered their first win of the season with a 1-0 victory over Chilinde Queens courtesy of an own goal from Moreen Banda.

In the Southern Region, Ntopwa also registered a 8-1 win over Evirom. Lydia Nchochoma netted five goals with Saliva January scoring a brace whereas Mary Chindeya was on target once.

BT Hotspurs thrashed Atu Bullets 4-2 with Harriet Kawanga scoring all the four goals but Linda Manyenje and Karen Mapemba scored for the losers.

Up north, Moyale Sisters thrashed Sanwecka Sisters 9-1. Chippo Ngwenya netted six goals, Idah Kanthenga scored two goals, Shuppie Nkhoma netted the other goal whereas Mary Mkandawire scored the consolation goal.

MK Academy also registered a 2-1 win over Chicago Sisters with goals from Wongani Msiska and Grace Obuwa whereas Ivy Kaunda netted the face saver.

The competition is at regional phase involving eight teams from each region which is being played on round robin format. At the end of the regional phase, three teams from each region will qualify for the national finals later this year.

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