Malawi’s reknowned soccer analyst who is also coordinator for the ongoing K45 milllion Foundation for Irrigation and Sustainable Development (FISD) Challenge Cup Charles Nyirenda and Kamuzu Barracks coach Billy Phambala have hailed Nsanama United FC for showcasing a five star perfomance in their quarterfinal match against Super League side K.B on Sunday at the Civo Stadium.
The Master Security Lower league Division 1 side coped well with not only a difficult elite league side but also contenders for the Super League title.
Kamuzu Barracks were out-played almost the entire 85 minutes of the game until they broke the dead lock to score the loan goal that has booked them a ticket to the semifinals.
Versatile attacker and match maker Harvey Nkacha scored the all important goal through a header from a corner kick in the 86th minute.
In an interview with journalists after the match, Nyirenda speaking in his personal capacity as a soccer analyst and as well as Coordinator for Fisd Challenge Cup said Nsanama totally out played the soldiers.
“In all the lower league teams that reached the quarterfinals, theyare the only team that can stand tall, they deserved to win” said Nyirenda after the match.
“As they go back home, Nsanama should feel proud; they are just a Division 1 side but they gave a Super League giant tough time,” added Nyirenda also known as ‘The Grand Master’.
He therefore thanked sponsors FISD Company Limited for their own special Cup format which he said will play a big role in unveiling youth fotball talent.
Taking his turn, KB coach Billy Phambala described Nsanama as a great team full of talent and encouraged them to participate in various cup competitions.
“These Nsanama players are playing very good football and I have to congratulate them. They should continue joining such competitions and next time they will reach somewhere,” said Phambala.
KB are through to the semifinals and they will face giants and cup specialists Mighty Be Forward Wanderers.
In another semifinal, Silver Strikers will date Blue Eagles FC.
Football Association of Malawi (FAM) secured and signed a lucrative 5 year sponsorship deal with FISD Company Limited that will run up until 2020.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :