Hosts Nyasa Big Bullets and their rivals Be Forward Wanderers fell to visitors in Saturday’s Energem International Bonanza at Kamuzu Stadium.
Wanderers lost 2-0 to UD Songo of Mozambique in an early kick off match while Bullets lost 1-0 to Chicken Inn.
First half goals from Belito Antonio in the 25th minute and Amade Momede in the beat the Nomads.31st minute were enough to
Wanderers coach Bob Mpinganjira made some changes with goalkeeper Richard Chipuwa, Ted Sumani and captain Alfred Manyozo Junior were not in the starting line-up.
In an interview after the match, Mpinganjira downplayed the result, saying he is assessing new players ahead of the 2020 season kick off.
“I am not that worried with the loss because we are trying combinations and new players. Our players also lacked fitness as you know we regrouped late for pre-season. Our supporters should not get worried because we will catch up,” he said.
Chicken Inn, who also beat Wanderers on Friday 1-0, denied the hosts Bullets a 100 percent run after a 1-0 loss.
The result did not go down well with the supporters as some were seen walking out of the stadium with five minutes to play.
Assistant coach Peter Mponda said although they were disappointed with the loss they are not worried.
“It always feels good to win, but I am not that worried considering that we are using the match to try new players,” he said.
After day two of the competition, Chicken Inn lead the table with six points, UD Songo are tied with three points with Bullets but the Mozambican team has a better goal aggregate. Wanderers are anchoring the table with no point.