Jetters hands newbies Eastlands first defeat
Kalomo Jetters kicked-off their Provincial Division One South campaign with a 2 – 0 win against the fresh from division two bakery Eastlands FC at Bharati Sports Complex on Sunday.
The game started on a high note as the hosts’ defenders were quick to deny jetters striker an entry into Eastlands box just minutes from the start following good build-up by the midfielders before it was cleared away in the danger zone.
The visitors scored the first goal through a header in the 38th minute from a corner kick.
The striker found the back of the net after rising high to head it in after the hosts were found ball watching and that chance proved all that kalomo jetters needed to bag the first goal after chasing shadows for most of the time.
Mike could have restored parity for the Armyworms 3 minutes to half-time if he was clinical enough when the chance presented itself failing an accurate pass but the shot went off target from close range.
In the second half, the hosts made some changes removing saint Mulaishi for Timothy as Shalton was dropped to defense and that change the face of the game as Fred ” Costa” Kumwenda started to show his ability in front compared to the first half were supply was not that much.
Jetters doubled the lead in the 72nd minute after again the host was ball watching from a corner as the visitors’ midfielder headed home the second goal of the game.
Eastlands tried their best at least to get a goal but their efforts were well taken care of by Jetter’s disciplined defense to end the game 2 – 0.
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