Following this result Nyasa Big Bullets
have finished this season in second
place with 60 points.
The match started on a slow pace as
both Nyasa Big Bullets and the Area 30
cops all lacked the scoring composure
in front of goals.
After 20 minutes, Nyasa Big Bullets
started playing with some purpose as
their wonderkid Mike Mkwate and
Dalitso Sailesi were exchanging good
passes but Chiukepo was too shy
before the goal post to convert Bullets
chances into goals.
Bullets have no silverware this
Midway through the first half Wister
Phiri could have put Blue Eagles into
the lead but his shot was well saved by
Nyasa Big Bullets goal custodian
At the other end, Chiukepo’s shot went
straight into the palms of Blue Eagles
goalkeeper John Soko and the first half
ended in a stalemate.
After the recess, both sides came in
with new ideas but it was Nyasa Big
Bullets who started the half on a
brighter note as they were in search
In the 55th minute, Chiukepo put Nyasa
Big Bullets ahead when he scored a
beauty past Soko.
Later Blue Eagles’ Maonga nearly
scored from a free kick but his shot
was tapped over the bar by Nyasa Big
Bullets goal custodian Kakhobwe.
The game ended 1-0 in favour of
Bullets who finished a point behind
Champions Kamuzu Barracks.
After the match, Nyasa Big Bullets
assistant coach Elia Kananji hailed his
boys for the win and congratulated
Kamuzu Barracks for winning the
championship whereas Blue Eagles
team manager Gabriel Chirwa
conceded defeat and also
congratulated Kamuzu Barracks for
being crowned 20176 Super league
champions for the first time in the
history of Malawi football.K