Defending Champions Big Bullets FC has started the 2015 TNM Super League on the high note by beating Silver Strikers 2-1 at Civo Stadium in the capital Lilongwe to claim the first three points.
The game which also marked the start of the 2015 MK90 million Super League, attracted huge cloud of supporters as the Stadium was filled to full capacity.
Despite squabbles locking the People’s team camp, the team started the game on high note making Silver Strikers players to be under pressure.
Although this was the case, Silver Strikers defenders headed by Lucky Malata managed to contain the pressure of Bullets striking force headed by Chiukepo Msowoya and Musa Manyenje.
Little by little Silver Strikers started coming into the game and started pressurizing Bullets from left and right with Victor Limbani doing most of the job.
The first have ended in a draw.
Come second half, Silver Strikers looked the changed side as the team attacking Bullets from left and right, making Bullets players chasing the shadows.
This effort could have been yield results in the first minutes of the second half as the team scored the goal but the referee Duncan Lengani said it was off-side.
Bullets resurrected from the death bed and capitalized from Silvers Strikers’ off-side and scored the first goal through Chiukepo Msowoya.
As the people’s team was celebrating that the game is in their favour, Silver Strikers equalized 10 minutes later through Sam Gunda.
As everyone was thinking that the game will end in a draw, Bullets scored the second goal through Bashir Maunde from a free-kick after Chiukepo Msowoya was brought down by Lucky Kamalata.
Speakers after the game, Bullets assistant Coach Mabvuto Lungu praised the players for putting up a gallant fight.
His counterpart, Silver Coach Stain Chirwa admitted the defeat and congratulated the people’s team for coming out victorious.
Meanwhile Eneya Banda, former Karonga United player was voted man of the match.