BLANTYRE(MaraviPost)—Epac FC have threatened to boycott Saturday’s TNM Super League encounter against Blantyre United unless Big Bullets Football Club repairs their bus which was smashed by the Palestinians during their first round match.
Epac is expected to travel to Blantyre where they will face the struggling Blantyre United on Saturday in the TNM Super League at Kalulu Stadium.
However, the team’s chairperson Josiah Banda has told media that their Saturday game might not take place if Bullets fails to repair their bus.
“We are not going to Blantyre unless Bullets supporters repair our bus. The supporters smashed our bus and Sulom ordered them to pay the cost of repairing the damage but up to now Bullets have not honoured the order.
“We have been using the bus in that damaged state but now we can’t use it because it is posing a threat to our players. We have waited for so long and now we are not going to Blantyre, even if it means losing points,” said Banda in an interview with Galaxy FM.
The super league of Malawi whipped Bullets with a heavy fine and their three top fans were banned for their disorderliness and misconducts that occurred at Silver Stadium during their first league game where they disrupted the normal proceedings of the game by throwing missiles in form of bottles and stones onto the football pitch.
The temperamental game which took place on 15th June ended in favour of Epac after beating BB 1-0 on a penalty kick which was converted by Jaffalie Chande, who is now with BB.
The penalty, which ended Bullets’ clean run, triggered ugly scenes as Bullets supporters bayed for the referee Roy Williams’s blood.
The prolonged protests saw the Epac bus smashed by the Bullets’ fans after the last whistle.
Bullets are yet to pay the cost of repairing the bus.