TN Stars kicked out Mighty Tigers after 2-0 victory on Sunday afternoon in the TNM super league.
Patrick Fia scored his brace in quick succession to help his team secure the first win in four games as they moved up to 13th with four points from four games.
While Tigers, this was their second defeat.
This means that Tigers has missed a chance to go top as they have dropped into fifth position with six points from five games.
On Saturday, Kamuzu Barracks were 2-0 winners over Blue Eagles, with both goals coming from Marshal Maluwa.
In other matches, Mlatho Mponela also collected their first three points of the season with a 2-0 victory over Tigers, with Ntopwa FC recording a 3-1 victory over Chitipa United.
Meanwhile, last season’s top three teams were rested after they contributed more players to the national team but they are likely to get back into the pitch next week with some crucial and entertaining fixtures.