Mighty Wanderers Football Club came from behind to register their second home victory of the season as they defeated Ntopwa United at Kamuzu Stadium in a midweek fixture. Dominating the first 20 minutes of the game, the hosts Mighty Wanderers missed clear chances through Babatunde Adepoj and Peter Wadabwa. Ntopwa and Wanderers players running for a ball during the game At 33 minutes in the first half, Ntopwa took lead of the match through Hendrix Misinde’s quick tap following a lapse in the Nomads defense. After series of attempts, Mighty Wanderers equalized as Peter Wadabwa headed home a Vitumbiko Kumwenda’s corner at 42 minutes before Babatunde slotted into Ntopwa’s net a Vitumbiko Kumwenda’s pass at 44 minutes to make it 2-1 at half time. In the second half, Ntopwa players seemed to have lost concentration as Wanderers kept on knocking for another goal. Marshalled by former Dwasco and Nyasa Big Bullets defender George Nyirenda, Ntopwa defense was caught off guard at 55 minutes as Stanley Sanudi scored a third goal from Babatunde’s assist to make it 3-1 in favor of the Lali Luban boys. Wanderers players celebrate Sanudi’s goal Ntopwa continued playing under pressure as Vitumbiko Kumwenda controlled the midfield and caused a lot of trouble at the defense of the Ama Ghetto kids. In the final 10 minutes, Ntopwa through Mphatso Magaleta pressurized the Nomads defense looking for a goal, but this did not yield anything as substitute Isaac Kaliati scored with 5 minutes remaining on the clock. Ntopwa’s Magaleta was denied a goal as Wanderers goalie Richard Chipuwa parred away his penalty at 93 minutes. At the end of the game, Wanderers won 4-1. Ntopwa has now conceded 8 goals in two games as they lost 4-0 to Civil Service United on Sunday at the same venue. Ready to run? : Wanderers’ Vitumbiko passes Ntopwa defender Vitumbiko Kumwenda was voted man of the match. With the win, Wanderers now move to position 8 on the log table with 16 points from 11 games while Ntopwa is on position 10 with 14 points from 12 games. Sharing is Caring!
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