Twenty-four hours after losing to Azam Tigers, Silver Strikers bounced back in style to humiliate and humble Be Forward Mighty Wanderers with a 2-0 drubbing in a TNM Super League match at Kamuzu Stadium on Sunday.
It was the first defeat for Wanderers this season and it stopped them from moving above rivals Big Bullets on the log table.
This was also a third successive defeat Wanderers have suffered to Silver.
After a goalless first half, the game exploded to life in the second half when both teams showed the hunger to win.
Moments after Wanderers forward Muhammed Sulumba missed a chance, Silver responded swiftly when Green Harawa capitalised on defensive mix-up between goalkeeper Richard Chipuwa and Francis Mulimbika to put the bankers in the lead in 57th minute. The Nomads duo had failed to deal with Peter Wadabwa’s cross.
Former Bullets midfielder Victor Limbani secured the points for Silver when he connected home a corner from Ian Banda in the 76th minute.
Nomads’ technical panel made some changes resting Sparrow Msowoya for Luka Milanzie and later Sulumba for Mapopa Kaunda but could not get a consolation goal.
Meanwhile, Bullets are still on top with 23 points from 11 matches while Wanderers have 21 points from 10 games. Silver have 19 points from 11 games.
In other games played yesterday, Dedza Young Soccer beat Kamuzu Barracks 1-0 while Red Lions completed a memorable weekend after beating Mzuni FC 2-1.
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