Chitipa United Football Club made history on Saturday following their 1-0 TNM Super League victory against the defending champions, FCB Nyasa Big Bullets in a match which was played at Karonga Stadium.
The lone goal of the match came in the 53rd minute from Rajab Nyirenda’s high free kick near the corner kick spot, which Bullets’ goalie, Richard Chimbamba failed to clear. To some extent, it looked like an own goal through the Bullets defender’s header.
The goal was enough to disorient the defending champions completely who never recovered.
Coach for Bullets, Callisto Pasuwa admitted that Chitipa United’s zeal was no match for his team.
“We could see the zeal from our counterparts trying as much as they could to get to the ball. Our opponents planned well and did well in terms of approach. We will go back and re-assess ourselves,” Pasuwa said.
Chitipa United Coach, Mac Donald Ntetemera on the other hand said all he is doing is to instill the spirit of hard work in his charges adding that each fixture has its game plan.
“I am a teacher and not a coach. I am teaching the players to play modern football as you can see. Expect more surprises. I can’t say what my target is for now,” said Ntetemera.