The rivally between Nyasa Big Bullets and Mighty Be Forward Wanderers will be renewed Monday afternoon as the two sides face head on in a late kick off in the Nyasa Challenge Bonanza at Kamuzu Stadium.
Wanderers top the standings in the competition which is being played on a round robin basis as they are level on four points with Mozambican side Desportivo de Nampula but the Nomads have a superior goal difference.
Nyasa Big Bullets are on third with three points while Zimbabwe’s Chicken Inn seats at the bottom of the table having lost all their opening first two opening.
The first match on the final day is between Chicken Inn and Desportivo de Nampula in an early kick-off before the big Blantyre derby.
Nyasa Big Bullets assistant coach Heston Munthali said they are itching for a victory in today’s match
“Derbies are always there and its not the first time to meet with them,we hope we are going to carry the day,” said Munthali.
Munthali, however, admitted that despite using the tournament as a platform to try new players and combinations, a win is a must.
“Derbies come and when they come its everything, the pride is always at stake so will will fight for victory” said Munthali.
Be Forward Wanderers Team Manager Steve Madeira admitted meeting ‘Neba’ has always been tough.
“We are looking forward for a tough match but though it’s a bonanza kind like friendly but there’s never friendly when meeting Bullets” said Madeira adding that a win against Bullets its the beginning of their 2019 season.
Madeira said they will approach the game with an all attacking mind.
“We will play bullets with attacking type of football and hopefully win the game,”Madeira said.