By Erik Chiputula:
The K15.5 million Central Region Chipiku Premier Division League rolled into action over the weekend where 10 teams were paired to meet each other on Saturday.
The week 21 action produced 16 goals. There were four wins and a draw in five matches that took place over the past weekend.
The Atlas takes a look at some talking points from the weekend’s action.
AIRBORNE OPEN 13 POINT GAP
Goals from Henry Muleleya, Thomas Kashoni and Prince Kachere secured a deserved victory for Airborne Rangers who beat Ekas Freight Wanderers 3-1.
The visitors who struggled in the entire game were able to score their consolation through Thomson Manyowa.
The result helped Airborne Rangers to extend their lead on top of their group from 10 points to 13 over second placed Villa FC.
TWO PLAYERS BANG BRACES
Two players have managed to produce braces for their respective clubs over the weekend.
Mbabzi United produced a stellar perfomance on Saturday when they beat Silver Strikers Reserve 2-0 at their backyard Mbabzi United.
Sostain Esau was on target twice for Mbabzi United.
Another player who registered his brace over the weekend is Zinjani Yona of Kamuzu Barracks Reserve as they beat Dwangwa United.
Yona was on target in both halves as he handed his team a 2-0 win at home, Kamuzu Barracks Ground.
PLAY FOOTBALL SUFFER HEAVY HOME DEFEAT
Play Football Malawi has suffered a heavy defeat over the weekend as they succumb to a 4-0 defeat at home against Kawinga FC.
Kawinga who were the only winners away from home were also the highest scoring team with 4 goals followed by Airborne who struck thrice past Ekas.
Mchinji Strikers 2 – 2 Support Batallion FC (Chester, Andrew | Limbani, Crispin)
Airborne Rangers FC 3 -1 Ekas Freight Wanderers, (Henry Muleleya, Thomas Kashoni, Prince Kachere | Thomson Manyowa)
Mbabzi United 2 -0 Silver Strikers RSV (Sausten Esau – brace)
KB RSV 2 -0 Dwangwa United (Zinjani Yona – brace)
Play Football MW 0 – 4 Kawinga FC.