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Karonga United stun Bullets for first home league win

As Clever Kaira of Ekwendeni Hammers registers first hat trick of the season

Image: Nyasa Big Bullets

The TNM Super Peague returned to action on Saturday as teams battled it out for points as the league entered week two.

Rockies Ekwendeni Hammers were the big winners after securing a 3-0 win against against TN Stars at the Mzuzu Stadium.

Clever Kaira was the hero of the day after becoming the first player to score the first hat trick of the season and his first in the elite league.

Ekwendeni Hammers coach Etson Kadenge said he was happy with the result despite his side playing second fiddle to the visitors who enjoyed possession of the game.

Clever Kaira’s goal celebration/Image: Ekwendeni Hammers

In Karonga, Karonga United stunned the defending champions Nyasa Big Bullets with a 1-0 home win.

Clement Nyondo scored the sole decisive goal of the match to hand the crocodiles of Karonga their first against the ‘Peoples team’ at Karonga Stadium.

At the Kamuzu Stadium, Be Forward Wanderers were held to a goalless draw against Silver Strikers, who picked their first point of the season having lost 3-0 to their city rivals, Civil United.

Elsewhere, Mighty Tigers eased momentum gathered at the start of the season a week ago when they suffered a 1-0 loss to Red Lions at the Chiwembe Stadium.

Mafco FC and Civil United maintained their unbeaten record after sharing the spoils in a one all draw affair.

Walusungu Mpata scored for MAFCO whereas Blessings Tembo, formerly of Silver Strikers was on target for the travelling team.

Action continues on Sunday as Chitipa United welcomes Nyasa Big Bullets at the Karonga Stadium, Moyale Barracks entertaining TN Stars and Mtopwa FC facing the high flying Red Lions FC.

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