It’s now official that the 2017 K50.2 million FISD Challenge Trophy final round will showcase a battle of soldiers, Moyale and Kamuzu Barracks Football clubs.
On Sunday the Lions of Kaning’ina, Moyale Barracks, became the second team to qualify for the final round joining their fellow soldiers, Kamuzu Barracks who made it on Saturday.
On Sunday, Moyale Barracks, increased their hopes of clinching the trophy after beating Nyasa Big Bullets by 5-4 through post match penalties after drewing 2-2 during the regulation time at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe.
It was Khuda Muyawa who opened the score sheet for Moyale at 21st minute before Bullets striker Collen Nkhulambe leveled the score line at 53rd minutes in the second half.
In the dying minutes, Big Bullets were awarded a controversial penalty which was scored by their veteran Fisher Kondowe at 39th minute. But hopes for Bullets were painfully shattered in the added time when Khuda Muyaya came with his second goal to level the score line until the final whistle.
During the penalty shootout, Moyale Barracks managed to score all their 5 spot kicks while Nyasa Big Bullets managed to score 4 penalties before the last one taken by Nelson Kangunje was saved by Moyale’s goalkeeper, McDonald Harawa.
On the other hand, on Saturday, Kamuzu Barracks booked their place into the finals after overpowering the rookies Masters Security by 5-4 also through post penalties played at the same venue.