Silver coach under fire as board demands reinforcement

Silver Strikers Coach Stain Chirwa has come under heavy criticism following the team’s recent poor showing in the first round of the 2015 K90 Million TNM Super League.

Stain Chirwa: Under fire

Stain Chirwa: Under fire

The Bankers have lost six out of the 13 games they have played so far and seats on position seven of the 15 member log table with 19 points.

Former club Chairman Macdonald Mafuta Mwale, who resigned few months ago due to pressure at his work place but now a board member, said losing six games is not healthy to a team of Silvers caliber hence a need for reinforcement.

“We haven’t performed well and to lose six games out of thirteen is not good for us. It is very important we reinforce the team” Mafuta Mwale said in an interview with a local radio on Wednesday.

But Mafuta Mwale said he is very optimistic that things will turn out for better and people should not completely rule out Silver for the championship.

On his part, Club General Secretary Fred Kalonga said the overall target for the coaches is to bring positive results.

“The overall target is to perform well and bring results. We always tell them to bring good results” said Kalonga.

He also confirmed that proposals have been made by some quarters to replace Chirwa with former Flames coach Young Chimodzi who was fired as Flames coach recently but emphasized that the current technical panel is intact.

“As of now, the technical panel is still there doing there job” said Kalonga.

Chirwa guided Silver to a league championship two seasons ago.

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14 thoughts on “Silver coach under fire as board demands reinforcement”

  1. ODL ticha says:

    Gud decision uncle stain staff yawakulira.De recent team`s poor perfomance iz due 2 hiz poor tactcs.Fire him!Mwana wachepa welcome mr CHIMODZI bring us de umodzi umodzi we hv ever known silver 4… Gud luck ma bankers!

  2. Paul Tyme says:

    coach achotsedwe

  3. katakwe says:

    Wishing all the best to Silver Strikers.

  4. yemwe uja hahaha says:

    Pamene wafika mpira wa pa Nyasaland,each position should have its own coach eg goalkeepers trainer, defenders trainer, midfielders trainer & strikers trainer mwina mkupitako patsogolo with football hahahaha!

  5. mwe says:

    Stain, should not be used as a scapegoat, maybe because he easily give-in to the demands of the supporters through the executive.
    Then players were nurtured in Silver family from tender ages…players could even be spotted from mayor’s trophy, limbe leaf trophy tournaments and slowly knitting with the veterans – ndiye umodzi umodzi timaziwa…ife…mwandikumbutsa…Kondwani Mdumuka, Davie Maleta, John Paipi, John Maduka, Charles malungo, Shilton Zuze, Willie Mkorongo, Gerald Chilomole, Ernest Chimangasasa, Patrick Mangani, Monya…if at all kugula kale mmatenga mafana ofewa ngati Gift Zakazaka, Jona Lungu, John Kathumba, Clement Mandala, Mapopa Msukwa…osati phale zikuchitikazi…
    I cry my beloved Silver….mukusewera mpira waalendo kwabasi!
    By the way why was Stanley Sanudi not bought to fill the right back position occupied by Mavuto Khozomba? (Mfana amalimbikira koma…..mmmmm he is too small for a defender, he clears lots balls but you never know out of how many situations he can always come in.

  6. Jile says:

    Koma koma kumeneko…ine ndi Maule na one family

  7. Timothy says:

    Stain Chirwa should not be a scapegoat, the whole executive should go they are to blame for the current mess. They sold prominent players like Chawanangwa Kaonga, Frank Banda, Charles Swini, Kachimanga and Ju Chimodzi worth thousands of dollars. Where did the money go because they only replaced with only two players . So i feel that executive has a lot to explain other than hiding behind the back of coaches.

  8. bankers fan says:

    advz is rather than criticz..we nid to build a beta team especialy defenc & forwad we nid look ma postion ngat pa 5..lucky malata he is nt in gud perfomanc sinc ma gamez aku cosafa & akumakhala ngat sakudziwa chimene akupanga…peter wadabwa mudzamuone akat wagoletsa amakhala ma chance oti ngakhale mwana angathe kuchinya koma ma player onsewa zimatheka kumasewera 90 min why.

  9. fight says:

    Madala, Pigamagoti.This is cockroach,OTHOBOTSA.

  10. Lord Denning Chatsika says:

    Mafuta be objective you resigned and you start talking rubbish why not just rejoin and reshape the team and are you the spokesperson of the teams board careless and thoughtless and senseless and stupid useless mafuta ndiponso munaona munthu dzina kukhala mafuta confused guy

  11. MSANA WA PETURO says:

    Ndamva kuti akufuna Young Chimodzi.

  12. Achitauni says:

    Stain Chirwa believes in juju and now anthu amuonerera. Civo came straight into the pitch with warm ups at capital hill to beat Silver. Football is not juju alone. Tactics in todays football play a role. Silver bought two key players from BB but Stain does not know how to use them. I think Stain MUST GO.

  13. Hmmm that’s football, u can’t understand,do whichever it is best 4 u

  14. Definately; Stain Chirwa must go. Inu why forcing a doctor treating a patient who is not responding to that doctors treatment for a long time? Muvi oyang’anira umalasa m’maso and mutiphera team. Underperfomance is responded by change anywhere in the world, fire Stain Chirwa please!!!!

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