Despite losing to Nyasa Big Bullets in the Presidential Cup quarterfinals on Saturday, Kabwafu FC players had something to smile about after Mzimba West Member of Parliament Harry Mlekanjila Mkandawire lived up to his promise and gave the team K100,000 cash.
Prior to the game, Mkandawire had pledged to give Kabwafu cash if they beat Bullets; but the match ended otherwise, with the Blantyre-based giants romped to victory in a 4-0 win to set up a semifinal encounter with Mafco FC.
The Parliamentarian said despite the loss Kabwafu players him proud by their courage and efforts to reach the quarterfinals of the K60-million competition.
Bullets thrashed Kabwafu 4-0 in a game that was played at Mzuzu Stadium.
Bullets that traveled all the way from business city of Blantyre looked composed and unaffected by the long trip to the northern part of the country, displaying brand of football that delighted their excited red-dressed fans.
Bullets scored first of the four goals in 25th minute through Muhammad Sulumba before adding the second five minutes later through Bushir Maunde.
Chiukepo Msowoya made it 3-0 at the end of first half through a spot-kick when Pilirani Zonda won a penalty for Bullets.
The Bloemfontein Celtic trialist Msowoya wrapped up the score-line with a beautiful header from substitute Fischer Kondowe’s cross to make it 4-0.