Silver Strikers tightens grip: TN Stars suffocated

With Christopher Njeula:

Silvers Strikers stamped their early intent to be victorious candidate to the coveted accolade with a robust enterprising display against TN Stars, on home turf.

A master class performance pities the area 47 powerhouse as possible suitors of the recipient of the final TNM garland.

On resumption of the league, after a recess, due to Covid-19 preventive restrictions, Silver Strikers simply started from where they left business.

Maxwell Gasten opened the floodgates in the 20th Minute with some aerial precision that Flames mentors will definitely be delighted with, and warranting a call-up.

As if possessed by some goal scoring spirits, Gastin Banged in a second after some fancy footwork before burying the ball into the far post leaving TN’s goal minder motionless as the ball zoomed gloriously into the net.

Gasten accomplished his task of claiming the match ball with a cool finish after an inviting outlay from Duncan Nyoni, who tormented TN Stars defenders as it pleased him throughout the match.

TN Stars regrouped in the second half to savage something and limit damage with some pressing movements in the final third, but their efforts yielded nothing.

Stain Davie, put the icing on the cake, against his former employers, with some sublime finish to put Silver four up, un-replied.

Silver returns to the summit of the table with 22 points accumulated from 10 games, dislodging city rivals CIVO service United, who warmed the spot in the last 24 hours.

Ekwendeni Hammers, Red Lions and Nyasa Big bullets occupied third, fourth and fifth places respectively.

In another encounter, Nyasa Big Bullets edged troubled Tigers FC 2 nil at Chiwembe Stadium to take their tally to 18 points four adrift of league leaders with a game in hand.

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