By Edwin Mbewe
LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-Blue Eagles FC are in the northern part of Malawi with two missions to accomplish on Friday and Sunday in FDH Bank and TNM Super League.
The Eagles from Mbalangwe Hills Mtakataka Dedza have been spotted in Chikulamayembe mountains Flying higher and Roaring as they await for the battle with the wounded Leopards of Rumphi in FDH Bank Cup round 32 at the Rumphi Stadium.
Coach for Blue Eagles FC Eliah Kananji who is well known of winning cups in the country is optimistic of victory this afternoon and progress to the round of 16.
“It is every coaches vision and objective to leave legacy wherever he works hence I am not exceptional,it is good to maintain the record. I know it will be a tough match against Rumphi United FC as they also gave us a tough run in TNM Superleague in the first round at home”,
“As technical panel we have done our part, what is remaining now is for the boys to deliver on the pitch. Indeed we have been going through drought spell in terms of victories but the Rumphi game will be our turning point”, Kananji Said.
His counterpart, Jimmy Butao, Rumphi United FC Coach described Friday game as vital hence taking the game so seriously. He added Blue Eagles FC should expect to see a rejuvenated side than that which played in the first round of the TNM Superleague as they have recruited youthful players.
Eagles were booted out in the 2021’s MK90 million prestigious FDH Bank cup in round of 32 at home Nankhaka Stadium by premier division side Dedza Young Soccer.
The cops from area 30 will be looking forward to recover from TN Stars defeat a week ago in the TNM Super League.
At the same time they will be welcoming their captain Schumacher Kuwali who has been instrumental in most of their games, Micium Mhone and defender Sankhani Mkandawire who missed TN Stars game as they were with Flames at the just ended Hollywood Bets COSAFA.
2022 FDH Bank cup has produced shocking and surprising results from the round of 32 as some TNM Superleague teams were booted out by premier division sides.
If Blue Eagles FC or Rumphi United FC wins on Friday will join Nyasa Big Bullets FC, Kamuzu Barracks FC, Chitipa United, Nyasa Big Bullets Reserve, Mighty Mukuru Wanderers, Dedza Dynamos FC, Kamuzu Barracks FC, Extreme FC, Kawinga FC, Kadona Stars FC, Moyale Barracks FC, Civil Service United who already made it into the last 16 of FDH Bank Pachema 2022.