* BB dominates
* No player from the North.
By Bright Mfune.
New faces have dominated the 27 man squad released by the new Flames mentor Ronny Van Geneugden, to start camping in readiness for and AFCON qualifier match against Comoros on June 10 2017.
According to the list released by the Football Association of Malawi, RVG has mainly trusted new and youthful faces mainly from the country‘s elite league.
Overall squad has seen Nyasa Big Bullets fc having a lion’s share by contributing five players seconded by Beforward Wanderers having 4 players whilst most improved team in the topflight league Wizard fc, and Red Lions have each contributed 2 players.
Defending champions Kamuzu Barracks Fc and Blue Eagles FC have each contributed one player.
The squad has seen faces of nine international-based professional players in the likes of talk of Gabadinho Mhango Bidvest Wits – RSA, Frank Banda (HBC Songo) and Owen Chaima among others.
Veteran workhorse, Chimango Kayira, Beforward’s engineroom, Joseph Kamwendo and Silver Strikers’ goal minder, Brighton Munthali have all missed RVG’s bus.
Below is the full list;
Leman Nthala (Kamuzu Barracks)
Charles Swini (HBC Songo- Mozambique)
Enerst Kakhobwe (Nyasa Big Bullets)
Owen Chaima (Tanzania)
Dennis Chembezi (Wizards FC)
Stanley Sanudi (Be Forward Wanderers)
Limbani Mzava (Golden Arrows – RSA)
Francis Mulimbika (Be Forward Wanderers)
Pilirani Zonda (Nyasa Big Bullets)
Yamikani Fodya (Nyasa Big Bullets)
John Lanjesi (Nyasa Big Bullets)
Chisomo Mpachika (Silver Strikers)
Singa Simeon (Wizards FC)
Chikoti Chirwa (Red Lions)
Gerald Phiri Jnr (Platinum Stars- RSA)
Levison Maganizo (Silver Strikers)
Robert Ng’ambi (Platinum Stars – RSA)
Dalitso Sailesi (Nyasa Big Bullets)
Binwell Katinji (Silver Strikers)
Yamikani Chester (Be Forward Wanderers)
Innocent Bokosi (Red Lions)
Jabulani Linje (Be Forward Wanderers)
Micium Mhone (Blue Eagles)
John Banda (Ferroviaro De Nampula)
Frank Banda (HBC Songo)
Gabadinho Mhango (Bidvest Wits – RSA)
Richard Mbulu (Costa do Sol)