Red Lions continue to shine in the 2020-2021 Super League season as they lead the log table with 17 points following their 2-1 victory over Kamuzu Barracks at Mpira Stadium on Saturday.
The Zomba-based Soldiers have displaced Civil Sporting who are now third with 15 points after they failed to amass maximum points at home following a 1 all draw with Moyale Barracks on Sunday.
Silver Strikers are second on the table following their emphatic 5-1-win Moyale Barracks 5-1 at Silver Stadium on Saturday courtesy of Maxwell Gasten and Stain Davie’s braces while Duncan Nyoni scored the other goal.
Be Forward Wanderers are still struggling as they registered a second consecutive loss at home on Saturday after going down 0-2 to Karonga United. Wanderers also suffered a 0-1 loss in their previous home match against MAFCO FC on December 27 and are now placed 11th with 6 points from 6 games.
Ntopwa ended Karonga United’s hopes of collecting 6 points from the Southern region with a 1-0 win through a Clement Ng’ombe’s second half goal. Ntopwa are now 5th with 13 points from 8 games.
Moldova-bound Nyasa Big Bullets midfielder Peter Banda’s brace and a Zicco Mkanda’s goal in the first half were enough for the defending champions to earn maximum points as they beat Kamuzu Barracks 3-1 at home.
Gregory Nachipo scored the consolation for KB who left the Southern Region with two goals and no point in two matches as they also suffered a 2-1 loss to Red Lions on Saturday
Chitipa United remain the only team without a win yet as they failed to score in their two assignments in the Central region. On Saturday, Chitipa lost 4-0 to Blue Eagles with Chifuniro Mpinganjira claiming a hat trick while Paul Master scored the other goal.
On Sunday Chiletso Zoya scored the loan goal of the match as TN Stars beat Chitipa United 1-0. Chitipa anchor the table with just a point from seven matches.
The League is now being played without fans following the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19’s order that gatherings should have a maximum of 100 people as Covid-19 cases continue to rise in the country.