Eagles Coach keeps injury list under wraps ahead of Silver’s fixture


By Antony Isaiah Jr:..

Blue Eagles Assistant coach, Christopher Sibale has kept the names of the players who are injured ahead of their clash against Silver Strikers on Saturday at Bingu National Stadium in the tnm Super League.

This comes barely after Mighty Mukuru Wanderers Coach, Alex Ngwira also failed to reveal the injury list ahead of their clash against Nyasa Big Bullets in the Semifinals of the FDH Bank Cup.

Sibale said the injury list is not worthy revealed and people will see the line up on the match day.

“Yes, there are some players who are injured, and according to our plans, we are not going to mention them. Some suspensions are there, but we believe that the players that are available can do the needful, ” said Sibale.

Blue Eagles beat Silver Strikers in the first round by a goal to nill, as of now, the two teams are being separated by 5 points as Blue Eagles occupy the third place with 43 points from 20 games while Silver Strikers are on number 5 with 38 points.

For the past 39 games, Silver have won 17 times while Blue Eagles have a record of 10 wins with 12 games ending in stalemate.

Sibale said they know that it will be a tough game but was quick to say that they are ready for the game.

“We are ready for the game, we are going away from home and we need the points. When we meet, its always a tough game but we will try,” added Sibale.

Silver Strikers have reshuffled their technical panel with Leo Mpulura now spearheading the team while Etson-Kadenge Mwafulirwa is the assistant coach.

Sibale said they are not worrying much with the change that the Bankers have made as of late.

“Both Mpulura and Mwafulirwa are not new to us, we have played them before. They have just changed their clubs but they remain the same people that we know. They are not strange to, so let’s see what will happen on Saturday, ” Sibale who is working on behalf of Kananji who is attending Caf B coaching course narrated.

The Area 47-based side have been one of the teams that are lacking consistency this season, they sacked head coach Daniel Kabwe bit results are not turned out to the satisfaction of the bosses.

They lost to Mighty Mukuru Wanderers before being held to a goalless draw by Karonga United at Bingu National Stadium.

On the other hand, Blue Eagles is one of the Clubs that are on their top notch, losing only one game (against TN Stars) in 20 games, conceding only 6 goals [solid defence].

A win for the Cops, will see them displacing Kamuzu Barracks from position two as the Venoms are playing on Sunday against Sable Farming at Mpira Stadium.

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