Ferroviario de Maputo FC claimed bragging rights for the Mozambique capital after defeating rivals Desportivo de Maputo FC 3-0 over the weekend in week two of the Mocambola League.
The first half of the Maputo derby ended goalless at Hanhane, only for the goals’ galore to open in the second half.
With the hosts losing possession, Ferroviario seized the initiative scoring through Mutong who did justice to a cross from Lewis Macha in the 55th minute, beating goalkeeper Stefane with a low shot.
Nine minutes later, Zambian striker Macha added the second goal before Kito completed the demolition late in the game in the 68th minute.
Still in Maputo, defending champions Costa do Sol ended their three-game winless run when they beat Incomáti de Xinavane 2-1 over the weekend.
Pressure was building on coach Horácio Gonçalves after Costa do Sol had lost away to Ferroviario de Beira in the opening week for Mocambola League last week.
Previously, Costa do Sol also lost to Napsa Stars in the CAF Champions League preliminary round in Beira after the away leg had ended goalless.
Incomáti went ahead in the 18th minute through a penalty which Belson converted after striker Parkim was fouled in the danger zone.
Costa do Sol equalized in the 60th minute through debutant, Togolese striker Abel who connected the ball into the net from a corner-kick.
The champions completed their comeback when Mário headed freely into the net in the 75th minute.
Overall, Ferroviario de Beira and Black Bulls lead the standings with six points each following yet another successful weekend.
Ferroviario de Beira defeating Ferroviario de Lichinga 2-1 whereas Black Bulls’ impressive campaign continued with a 2-0 win over ENH Vilankulo courtesy of goals from Nigerian striker Ejaita.
In other games, former champions UD Songo returned to winning ways after upsetting visiting Liga Desportiva 2-1 while Ferroviario de Nacala beat Matchedje de Mocuba 1-0.
In another match, Textafrica de Chimoio lost 0-1 to Ferroviario de Nampula.