TNM Super League defending champions Nyasa Big Bullets will be looking forward to registering their first win when they face Red Lions away in Balaka on Sunday.
Bullets were held to a goalless draw by Moyale Barracks in their first league match last weekend while Lions edged Epac 1-0.
Bullets coach Franco Ndawa said they are hoping to earn their first full points on Sunday.
“Of course, it was disappointing to start with a draw, but it is part of the game and now we are looking forward to bagging full points.
“It will not be easy, but we are ready,” he said.
Bullets are crossing their fingers on the return of their talisman Chiukepo Msowoya who missed the opening match due to an injury.
“I started light training last week and I am hoping to pass a fitness test ahead of the match,” said the 2015 Player of the Season.
Lions’ coach Pritchard Mwansa said they are hoping to continue with their good run.
Be Forward Wanderers, who started on a good note with a 2-1 victory over Silver Strikers, host rookies Dwangwa United at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Saturday.
However, the Nomads’ assistant team manager Steve Madeira predicted a tough match.
“On paper, we appear to be odds-on favourites, but the reality is that it will be tough.
“Dwangwa have assembled quite a good side,” he said.
Dwangwa coach McDonald Mtetemera said although they lost their opening game 1-0 to Blue Eagles on their return into the top-flight league, they are hoping to get something from Saturday’s fixture.
In other big matches, Silver Strikers date Azam Tigers at Silver Stadium. Tigers escaped defeat by a whisker when they came from behind to force a two-all draw against newcomers Max Bullets last weekend.
Last season’s runners-up Mafco will travel to Lilongwe to face Civo United at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe.
Mafco also won their opening match 1-0 against Mzuni.