Hangover United became the first team to reach semi-final stage of the FISD Challenge Cup, 2019 edition after they came from behind to beat Mighty Be Forward Wanderers 2-1 In a quarter final game at Kamuzu Stadium.
Brighton Gomani was the hero of the day scoring a brace that condemned the defending champions.
He has taken his tally to three goals to become a joint top scorer, with Moyale Barracks Deus Nkutu.
Vincent Nyangulu gave Wanderers a premature lead with a minute into the game.
Then Hangover, a team that plays in a lower league, in the southern region, equalised through Gomani in the 12th minute.
He came again after recess in the 60th minute, to put the game beyond Wanderers reach.
Dejected Wanderers coach, Bob Mpinganjira congratulated Hangover for the victory.
“We did not expect this and it’s painful that we are out, but that happens in football. Let me congratulate Hangover for the win,” he said.
His counterpart, Hangover coach MacDonald Yobe was on cloud nine.
“I instilled confidence in the players before the game and to came from behind and beat a big team like Wanderers its a great achievement,” he said.
Hangover will meet the winner between Chitipa United who are hosting Kamuzu Barracks on Saturday in another quarter final tie at Mzuzu Stadium.
Silver Strikers face Nyasa Big Bullets at Bingu National Stadium(BNS) the same day in another quarter final game.
On Sunday, Blue Eagles host Moyale Barracks at Civo Stadium.
Winner between Blue Eagles and Moyale will face winner between Silver Strikers and Bullets in the semi final stage.