Mafco FC striker Richard Mbulu has taken the lead on the TNM Super League scorers’ chart with eight goals, owing to the four goals he notched on Sunday as Mafco thrashed Karonga United 5-0.
Manase Chiyesa of Kamuzu Barracks (KB) is second with seven goals while Anthony Banda of Epac is third with six goals. Kuda Muyaba of Moyale Barracks, Peter Wadabwa (Be Forward Wanderers), and Chiukepo Msowoya (Nyasa Big Bullets) are tied on five goals apiece.
Mbulu is also the only player that has notched four goals in a single match so far whereas Wadabwa, Banda, Gastin Simkonda (Moyale) and Maxwell Salambula (Blue Eagles) have managed hat-tricks.
According to Super League of Malawi (Sulom) fixtures secretary Patrick Chisale, Blue Eagles’ defender Steve Chagoma and Steve Msiska of Karonga United have been the unlucky ones to score past their own goalkeepers.
“So far, 222 goals have been scored in 95 matches at the end of week 13. Kamuzu Barracks have scored most goals  after playing 14 games while Big Bullets have the strongest defence having conceded seven goals in 10 matches,” he said.
Rookies MTV Max Bullets have found the going tough as they are winless in 12 matches whereas Karonga have let in most goals (23) and have the most goal-shy strikers having managed only four goals in 12 matches.
At least 13 red cards have been flashed and Mzuzu University (Mzuni) FC has most of the cards (three), two of which were given to their defender Fraston Chisi. KB, Mafco and Red Lions have two red cards each as Epac, Big Bullets, Civo United and Dwangwa United carry one each.
Gilbert Chirwa of Blue Eagles was named player of the month in April. Mzuni’s Lughindiko Mushani did it in May.
Eagles still top the 16-team league with 25 points from 11 games whereas Silver Strikers are second with 23 points from the same number of matches.