Nyasa Big Bullets defend FAM Charity Shield


Nyasa Big Bullets have kept a clean record as Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Charity Shield holders for the third time in row following their decisive 3 nil win over Silver Strikers on Sunday.

Bullets defended their title in a convincing way at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe.

Veteran striker Chiukepo ‘Yabuku’ Msowoya showed the bankers his true nature netting a brace before Precious Phiri, a new signee in his debut game slotted in a header to seal Silvers fate.

The match could have ended in more goals but Msowoyas attempts were at times fended off or off target.
Silver Strikers also had chances to equalize but could not take the opportunities.

Bullets midfielder Chimango ‘Blackberry’ Chimango was the most valuable player as he and fellow Nelson Kangunje were unstoppable.

The FAM Charity Shield was introduced in 2016 has been dominated by the People’s team when they beat Be Forward Wanderers and Kamuzu Barracks (KB).

The 2018 Shield format was changed and played for honours between four of the country’s top four teams Bullets, Wanderers, KB and Silver with gate proceedings going to Ekwendeni School of the Blind.

Full Charity Shield Results:

Saturday: Kamuzu Barracks 1 Nyasa
Big Bullets 2

Silver Strikers 2 Be Forward Wanderers 0

Sunday Third place games:

Kamuzu Barracks 1 Be Forward 0

Charity Shield Final:

Silver Strikers 0 Nyasa Big Bullets 3.

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