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Chitipa United increases survival chances in tnm super league

Chitipa United has lifted up it’s survival chances in the elite Tnm Super League after a 1 nill win against TN Stars on Sunday afternoon.

The game played at Karonga’s soccer cathedral saw Chitipa United start the match with pressure on the visitor’s side in the first half.

The efforts placed in the first half yielded Chitipa United a leading goal courtesy of Alex Benson which was a header at the 42nd minute of the match.

The second half saw Chitipa United defend their leading goal with reduced pressure to the opponents who failed to create any meaningful chances.

Speaking in a post-match interview, Chitipa United coach, Christopher Nyambose expressed joy over the win saying this was a win win game as they aim at surviving relegation in the league.

“I am happy that we have won the game and we deserved the win because this was a win win game for us as we want to escape relegation, so I have to thank my boys for working tirelessly to the end,” he said.

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Chitipa United in action against TN Stars

He has since promised his team’s supporters that his team cannot be relegated and they will win the next games.

In a separate interview, TN Stars coach, Josephy Malizani alluded the defeat to lack of preparation for the match.

“This defeat is to us a clear sign that we were not prepared for the game as players gave up after conceding a goal but this is part of the game and we will sort this out as we return to training sessions,” he said.

Malizani however thanked his players for obtaining a point from the game against Karonga United on Saturday.

With the win, Chitipa United now has 29 points equaling with Blue Eagles which is also on the red line in the league while TN Stars remains with 40 points.

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