Nyasa Big Bullets yesterday displaced Blue Eagles from the top of the TNM Super League following a 2-0 victory over TN Stars at Kasungu Stadium.
The People’s Team has 29 points from 11 matches, two points above Eagles as their quest for a fourth successive title gathers momentum.
The champions were in the comfort zonegoing into recess as they led 2-0 courtesy of striker Patrick Mwaungulu’s brace.
But it was not a stroll in the park for Bullets who had to wait until the 26th minute to draw first blood before doubling the lead 25 minutes later.
The hosts had their moments too, they fashioned a plethora of chances but failed to make them count.
Bullets assistant coach Peter ‘Mjojo’ Mponda said in a post-match interview that it was ä hard-fought victory.
He said: “They [TN Stars] are tough to beat at home and the plan was to score early so as to unsettle them. But goals didn’t come until midway in the first half.
“Nevertheless, we are happy to get to the top.”
Bullets and Eagles remain the only teams yet to taste defeat.
Mighty Wanderers had a fruitful trip up North, completing their mission of bagging full points when they beat rookies Rumphi United 4-0 at Rumphi Stadium.
On Saturday, the Nomads came from a goal down to beat Ekwendeni Hammers 2-1.
In yesterday’s match, the LaliLubani Road outfit took the lead through MisheckBotomani in the 33rd minute after being put through by Stanley Sanudi.
Five minutes later, Sanudi doubled the lead before Muhammad Sulumba netted the third in the 58th minute.
Sulumba then claimed a brace in the 74th minute through a header from a corner kick to make it 4-0.
Following the win, the Nomads have moved up to third in the 16-team league with 19 points from 10 matches.
At Mulanje Park, Silver Strikers survived a scare when they came from two goals down to force a draw against table anchors Sable Farming.
Sable opened the score sheet in the 26th minute through MadalitsoChiumia with a long range shot from a free kick.
The rookies then doubled the lead in the 62nd minute through Christopher Gototo.
Sensing danger, the Central Bankers reorganised themselves and scored two goals within five minutes through Stain Davie (72) and Hardy Ngándu (75).
Silver remain fifth with 15 points from 10 matches.
In another match, Dedza Dynamos beat Moyale Barracks 2-1 at Mzuzu Stadium.