Ntopwa City Queens consolidated a fourth position finish in the Arthur Peter Mutharika Southern Region Women Football League on Wednesday. They beat Sitima Yoce Sisters 7-0 in Zomba.
Laita Magombo scored a hat-trick while Hanna Moses, Agnes Chitengule, Brenda Pangalira and Regina Mabvuto notched a goal each. They have 19 points from 14 games.
Fifth-placed Dreams United, who drew 1-1 against Topik Super Queens at Chiwembe ground on the same day, also finished on 19 points, but have an inferior goal difference.
â€œWe are relieved that at least we have finished on fourth position. It has been a challenging competition which has taught us many things. Winning the last match with such a margin was encouraging,â€ said Ntopwa Queens coach Thom Kazembe.
Currently, all the teams in the league, except Zomba City Queens and Blantyre Zero, have completed their encounters. The City Queens lead the log table with 37 points from 13 games and will fight for the title against Blantyre Zero who are second with 36 points.
Evirom Sisters are third with 26 points, despite losing their last encounter 1-0 to ATU Ladies. The Ladies have finished seventh on 15 points while Topik Super Queens lie sixth on 16 points. Sitima Sisters anchor the table with six points.