Two second-half goals from Green Harawa and Victor Limbani were enough to end Mighty Be Forward Wanderers’ unbeaten run in the TNM Super League as Silver Strikers cruised to a 2-0 victory on Saturday.
The Nomads had gone nine matches unbeaten, but it all came down to a heartbreaking end at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.
Following the loss, Wanderers are now on second position with 21 points from 10 games, two short of their rivals and defending champions Big Bullets, who however, have played a game more.
Silver recovered from a 1-0 loss to Azam Tigers on Saturday in Nchalo to end the Nomads good run.
Harawa drew first blood for Silver in the 58th minute before Limbani put them in the comfort zone in the 76th minute.
Silver are now third with 19 points from 11 games, two points ahead of Blue Eagles who have played nine games.
Bullets beat struggling Civo United 2-1 on Saturday.
Veteran winger and captain Fischer Kondowe put Bullets ahead but Nelson Kangunje replied for the Civil Servants.
However, Bullets lived to their kumadzulo syndrome when they claimed the winner through Yamikani Fodya.
Civo have now gone eight games without a win and anchor the flagship league table with three points.
Red Lions had a successful outing to the North where they beat Moyale Barracks 2-1 on Saturday before edging Mzuni by the same margin on Sunday at Mzuzu Stadium.
Innocent Bokosi was the hero of the afternoon when he struck a double against Moyale and the winning goal against Mzuni. Deus Nkutu scored Moyale’s lone goal.
On Sunday, Kumbukani Mwambeni put the Reds ahead but Victor Gondwe replied for Mzuni only for Bokosi to claim the winner in the last minute from the penalty spot.
Rookies Dedza Young Soccer Stars stunned Kamuzu Barracks with a 1-0 win in a Dedza derby with Dave Balaka’s strike separating the two teams.