Blow for Kamuzu Barracks, to lose seven key players

Military football club Kamuzu Barracks (KB) has been hit by a huge blow in their return to the top flight TNM Super League, as they will be given a task to replace seven players of their squad, who will leave the country for peace keeping mission in Ivory Coast.

The players leaving are those who were very influential in their thrilling season of winning promotion including their striker Robert Kayila, who bagged a brace against Silver Strikers in a friendly on Sunday.

KB vice chairman captain Lameck Kalenga confirmed about the development but he was quick to say that his side will undergo a recruitment process.

KB players now in the Super League

“It’s true that some of our players will shortly be going out to Ivory Coast for national duty, and these are seven players including our assistant coach,” he said

“We are losing very strong members of our side who played an important role to gain promotion into the Super League. But we will recruit new players; my message is that on Tuesday those who are interested to join us, they should come at Kamuzu Barracks to try their luck, “he said

He also confirmed that winger Weld Nkuliwa has joined them from Moyale Barracks.

“We are looking forward to bring in more experienced players,” Kalenga said.

KB coach, Kenwood Nkhoma said: “We want to have a good season and to achieve this we will recruit the best available talent.”

The full list going to Ivory Coast for KB is Robert Kayira, Ted Kalinda, Ndaona Tseka, Denis Kambewa, McDonald Kumwembe, Tony Kalele, Victor Saidi and assistant coach Joseph Chilapondwa.

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