20 goals scored in TNM Super League openers

Written by  Yamikani Simutowe

Nchalo United and Red Lions bagged four points each from their away assignments in Mzuzu and Dwangwa in Nkhotakota, respectively.


Likewise, Mighty Be Forward Wanderers started the title defence with a 1-2 away win over Lilongwe based side, Silver Strikers.

Nchalo claimed a 0-1 win over Mzuni FC at Mzuzu Stadium on Saturday before settling for a 1-all draw with Moyale at the same venue on Sunday.

Ishmael Ziyembe scored the lone against Mzuni FC while Ian Banda’s equalizer enabled his side to share a point each with Moyale FC, who scored through Gastin Simkonda.

At Silver Stadium, Wanderers pocketed three points, thanks to forward Peter Wadabwa’s second-half brace. Mphatso Filimoni scored Silver’s consolation goal.

Karonga United and Azam Tigers settled for a barren draw while Dwangwa lost 0-2 to Red Lions at Chitowe Stadium. The Lions netted through Benesi Kaisi and Mathews Simbeyi.

New-entrants TN Stars lost 1-4 to Blue Eagles at Kasungu Stadium. The Malawi Police side scored through John Malidadi Jnr (brace), Denis Nandolo and Gregory Nachipo with Issac Muyaba netting for the homeside.
On Sunday, Chiukepo Msowoya’s lone goal was enough for Nyasa Big Bullets equally bagged three points over Kamuzu Barracks at Civo Stadium.
Mafco and Red Lions shared a point each following their 2-all draw at Chitowe Stadium. Alexander Sikwambe and Gift Soko scored for the home side while Royal Bokosi claimed a brace to salvage a point for the Lions of Zomba.
Week one has registered 20 goals from nine games with Wadabwa (Wanderers), Malidadi Jnr (Blue Eagles) and Bokosi claiming a brace each. Five wins and four draws have been recorded in the first week of the 2018 TNM Super League.

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