Mighty Wanderers returned to winning ways in the TNM Super League after beating Chitipa United 2-0 at Karonga Ground Sunday.
Vitumbiko Kumwenda and Misheck Bottoman were on target and ensured maximum points for the Nomads, who lost 2-0 to Karonga United at the same venue on Saturday.
Kumwenda scored a spectacular freekick before Bottoman added the second in the dying minutes.
Following the win, the Nomads have moved to position four with 28 points from 18 matches, 10 points behind leaders Silver Strikers, who lost 1-0 to TN Stars on Saturday.
Nomads Coach Bob Mpinganjira was pleased with the win.
“We needed three points after we lost to Karonga so the players showed great character to win the match,” Mpinganjira said.
Chitipa Coach Christopher Nyambose conceded defeat.
“Wanderers came hard on us after they lost on Saturday. We should not lose hope; we will fight until the last game of the season,” Nyambose said.
Chitipa are on position 13 in the log table with 16 points from 17 matches, just one point above the relegation zone.
Elsewhere, Mafco claimed a 2-0 victory over Moyale Barracks at Chitowe Stadium.
Joseph Donsah and Yohane Malunga scored for the Salima-based soldiers who are on position seven with 25 points from 17 matches, at par with eighth placed Moyale, who have an inferior goal difference.
Fourth-placed Ekwendeni Hammers shared the spoils with Ntopwa FC after a goal-less draw in Blantyre.
At Civo Stadium, Kamuzu Barracks beat Mzuzu Warriors 2-1 in Lilongwe. Kelvin Hanganda and Fransisco Kadzeka scored for KB soldiers but Taniel Mhango scored the consolation.
KB are on position 11 with 20 points from 17 matches whereas Warriors are stuck at the bottom with just 14 points from 18 matches.