DD Sunshine Youth on Saturday stepped up their campaign to finish top of the group stage of the Central Region Presidential Women Football Cup.
The team whipped Kamuzu Barracks (KB) CDSS 5-0 at Nankhaka Ground in Lilongwe to safeguard their top position in Group B.
Top two teams will sail through to the semi-finals.
Funny Mwale scored a hat-trick that gave DD Sunshine Youth a 3-0 half-time lead.
In the second-half DD Sunshine Youth continued camping in KBâ€™s half and they extended in the 66th minute.
Wezzie Mvula who came off the bench converted a penalty after defender Ivy Liffa handed the ball in the box. Then Orama Massi sealed the victory with a few minutes to full-time.
KB coach Emmanuel Lanja attributed the defeat to poor goalkeeping by Maria Moyo who was recently voted player of the tournament in Peter Mutharika League.
Lwanja said he is optimistic that they will finish in the top two positions.
In another game, Abramo Queens scored in the dying minutes to salvage a point against Mchisu CDSS.
Lizzie Waya scored in the 89th minute to cancel Claire Maloniâ€™s first-half goal.
In Group A, defending champions DD Sunshine Senior beat One Goal Queens 7-0.
With the win, DD Sunshine Senior have finished the five-member group at the top with 12 points whereas One Goal have finished on second position with a three-point gap. Both teams have qualified for the semi-finals.