Mighty Be Forward Wanderers Sunday cruise through the semi final of Carlsberg cup after beating Tigers 4-5 on post match penalties played at Kamuzu stadium in Blantyre.
The two teams were tied at 1-1 after regulation time and this made referee to signal for the deadly kicks to separate the two.
Blue Eagles took an early lead through Anthony Namwera in the 11th minute when he scored a beauty after beating Wanderers keeper Nenani Juwayo.
The Kau-Kau boys had an upper hand and kept presurising the Nomads through Peter Kansonga and Dan Kumwenda but failed to break even.
Sensing danger,the Nomads accelerated their gear and it was veteran striker, Esau Kanyenda who scored an equalizer on a rebound after Dan Kumwenda cleared the ball on the line.
The two teams went to break with a 1-1 result.
Second half saw the best of Peter Wadabwa’s attempt at goal saved by Tigers goal minder Christopher Mikuwa.
A fantastic second half also saw Tigers displaying nice football with brilliant passes but they failed to score on Nomads goals with Nenani Juwayo denying them on several occassions.
Wanderers also strangled to find its strikers and used long shots inside the box but failed to register a winning goal.
The last 45 minutes, it was Stanly Sanudi, Boston Kabango, Chikaiko Batson and Nenani Juwaya who spiced the game.
At the death, Tigers nearly killed the game as Kumwenda shot bounced off the post to the relief of Wanderers bench.
90 minutes it ended one all.
Tigers goalkeeper Christopher Mikuwa conjoined Ganyu fans by giving them hopes that he will save all five penalties.
However, it was a wretchedly. He failed to stop any of the five spot kicks as Nomads progress 5-4 on post-match penalties.
Juwaya saved Bonda Mpinganjira spot kick.
After the final whistle,there were tears of joy from the Nomads as both players and supporters chanted ayilira ayilira.
Wanderers coach,Bob Mpinganjira praised his charges and said they are focussing on the semi final game.
Mpinganjira conceded it was a tough game and also praised God for their victory.
Tigers coach Chauncy Nsema said a better team lost.
“Sometimes a better team loses a match and that’s how football is.We played well in the entire 90 minutes but the game had to be decided on penalties.
Wanderers will take on Hangover while in anothet semi final Nyasa Big Bullets will welcome Masters Security who defeated Mafco 4-3 on penalties after 2 all in the regulation time.