Be Forward Wanderers scored twice against none from Ntopwa through Mike Kaziputa and Babatunde Adepoju to cement the top seat in the TNM Super League at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Sunday.
The seemingly-tough Ntopwa started on a high scaring the Nomads, but Kaziputa diluted the whole momentum before Adepoju ensured the team creates a five-point gap.
With 33 points from 14 games, the Blantyre-based side have a game to wind up the first round of the league as leaders followed by Kamuzu Barracks who have played 13 games and are three points adrift.
KB were supposed to play Masters Security next week Wednesday but the game has been pushed further due to the latter’s participation in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) competition.
In the capital, Silver Strikers came from behind to secure a 2-1 win against Mlatho Mponela at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe.
Lazarus Nyemera cancelled Mlatho Mponela’s early goal from Hassan Upindi before Mphatso Philimon gave his side the winning goal that took the Bankers to position three from five.
Silver have displaced TN Stars on third place as they now have 28 points having exhausted all first round their league games.
TN Stars and Blue Eagles have wound up their first round round fixtures with 27 points apiece.
Nyasa Big Bullets lie sixth with 26 points and remain with a game to wind up the first round.
Bullets had a CAF assignment on Saturday just like Masters.
Karonga finished their first-round tasks with a goalless draw to Mzuni at Mzuzu Stadium on Sunday.
They are 10th on the table with 16 points, while Mzuni lie ninth and with a game remaining.
The Mzuzu-based side also has 16 points.
Below is the TNM Super League log table: