Malawian gifted women football export striker Tabitha Chawinga on Sunday struck a brace to help her Swedish team Kvarnsveden IK to its first victory after beating Djurgarden 2-1 in the Damallsvenska League.
Kvarnsveden IK had to come from behind after trailing 0-1 at interval. The win took them to position nine with four points from four games in the 12-member league.
Before the game, Kvarnsveden IK were at the bottom of the table.
In an interview, Chawinga described the victory as a turning point.
“We thank God for the victory, I hope we have now turned the corner as it has instilled confidence in us.
“It was quite disappointing to anchor the table. It wasn’t easy to come from a goal down because one of our defenders was shown the red card,” said Chawinga.
League leaders, Linkoping, beat Kristianstad 2-1. They now have 12 points from four games.
Meanwhile, in Australia, ChisomoKazisonga’s side, Altera Porta, dropped points after they were massacred 6-0 by second-placed ASK Erlaa in the Frauen 2 LigaOst/Sud League.
Altera Porta are on position four with 33 points from 18 games.
SKN St. Polten frauen KM II are leading the 12-member league with 42 points from 18 games. They are followed by ASK Erlaa who are trailing by a single point.