Moyale Barracks lead the TNM Super League after the first week with four points from two games.
The Lions of Kaning’ina came from behind to hold rookies Dedza Young Soccer Stars 1-1 on Saturday in Dedza before edging fellow soldiers Kamuzu Barracks 1-0 on Sunday at the same venue.
Last season’s Chipiku Central Region Football Association (CRFA) top scorer Willard Dixon put Dedza in front before Moyale equalised through Luka Muyaba, while on Sunday Dan Katunga scored the lone goal.
Defending champions Big Bullets made a bright start to the 2015 season with a sweet 2-1 win over Silver Strikers at Civo Stadium on Saturday in a richly exhilarating launch game.
After a goalless first half, burly forward Chiukepo Msowoya put the People’s Team ahead in the second half with a spectacular overhead kick, but Sam Gunda levelled the score.
And just when the huge turnout felt the game was headed for a draw, left back Yamikani Fodya snatched the winner in the dying minutes straight from a free-kick.
Blue Eagles’ John Malidadi Jnr scored the first hat-trick of the season when he inspired the cops to a 4-2 win over newcomers Surestream FC at Kamuzu Stadium on Saturday. John Banda scored the other goal for Eagles while Peter ‘N’janga’ Msowoya struck a brace for Surestream.
Mighty Be Forward Wanderers, who had a miserable 2014 season, started brilliantly with a 3-1 win over Epac FC. The toast of the day at Lali Lubani Road was new-signing Muhamad Sulumba who scored a brace. Luka Milanzi scored the other goal for the Nomads in between Sulumba’s strikes.
It was Milanzi’s first competitive goal since joining the Nomads last season.
Azam Tigers had mixed fortunes beating Airborne Rangers 2-1 on Saturday before going down 1-0 to Mafco the following day at Chitowe Ground in Dwangwa.
Red Lions also made a good start with a 2-0 win over Civo United in Zomba. Innocent Bokosi scored both goals for the Lions.Moyale and Tigers are the only teams that played two games.