Big Bullets survived a scare from Moyale Barracks who scored in the first half and managed to hold on to the ball until Dan Katunga handled in the penalty box during added time.
Katunga, was amongest the troops from the Lions of Kaning’ina who mounted intensive defensive tactics towards the end of the game with goal keeper Juma Chikwenga playing delaying tactics which in the end haunted the team.
Bullets Captain Chiukepo Msowoya did not make a mistake to miss the chance when he was given the trust to save the SL champions from eminent death.
The goal revived the spirits of Bullets, a team which in the first half played well by could not just open the score sheet.
And when referee Duncan Lengani declared the regulated time over, both teams looked up to their respective goalkeepers and the first five players chosen to save their respective teams during the death kick off zone.
The Bullets side was hit with an early blow when Pilirani Zonda kicked a weak to the relief of Moyale camp as goal keeper Chikwenga just picked it with ease.
But when the soldiers and mercenaries thought it was time for Moyale to go top, Linje hit the goal post raising the sprits in the Bullets camp.
Bullets substitute Nikiza scored for Bullets while Fukizi’s spot kick was stopped by Ernest Kakhobwe.
Free kick specialist Yamikani Fodya scored but Moyale replied through Munthali.
Bullets increased the tally through Gabeya while Njewa hit for Moyale.
A dark cloud however engulfed the Bullets family when captain Msowoya’s penalty who was saved by Chikwenga, another goal minder who has made a name in saving penalties in the country. His effort brought back Moyale into contention, and when Nyirenda scored, it was now the deadly chapter for kick and miss.
Bullets sent veteran Fischer Kondowe to prove his legendary. He scored and all eyes were now on Moyale’s choice-Boy Boy Chima, and Bullets Kakhobwe to make the show.