Tabitha’s double hands her Swedish team 1st win


Malawian gifted women football export striker Tabitha Chawinga on Sunday struck a brace to help her Swedish team Kvarnsveden IK to its first victory after beating Djurgarden 2-1 in the Damallsvenska League.

Kvarnsveden IK had to come from behind after trailing 0-1 at interval. The win took them to position nine with four points from four games in the 12-member league.

Mwenda (L) hands over the trophy to CRFA chairperson Austin Ajawa

Before the game, Kvarnsveden IK were at the bottom of the table.

In an interview, Chawinga described the victory as a turning point.

“We thank God for the victory, I hope we have now turned the corner as it has instilled confidence in us.

“It was quite disappointing to anchor the table. It wasn’t easy to come from a goal down because one of our defenders was shown the  red card,” said Chawinga.

League leaders, Linkoping, beat Kristianstad 2-1. They now have 12 points from four games.

Meanwhile, in Australia, ChisomoKazisonga’s side, Altera Porta, dropped points after they were massacred 6-0  by second-placed ASK Erlaa in the Frauen 2 LigaOst/Sud League.

Altera Porta are on position four with 33 points from 18 games.

SKN St. Polten frauen KM II are leading the 12-member league with 42 points from 18 games. They are followed by ASK Erlaa who are trailing by a single point.

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