Following recent events that included crowd trouble involving Nyasa Big Bullets fans in two of their Carlsberg Cup round of 16 and quarterfinal matches, Zomba based soldiers outfit Red Lions have demanded tight security as the two sides battle for a final slot.
The two face off in the last semifinal match of the 2017 Carlsberg Cup edition on Sunday at the magnificent Bingu National Stadium in the
Red Lions Assistant Coach Prichard Mwansa said on Thursday that they are going to Lilongwe to play soccer not physical war.
“As Red Lions, we are going to Lilongwe to play football not engage each other in physical battle. Therefore, we are asking those responsible in organization of the game to make sure they set up a tight security” said Mwansa.
“As much as we want to win, we will accept whatever the outcome might be but I can assure all our fans that we will do everything possible to win the match” he added.
Mwansa appealed to the organizers to make it clear on how best they intend to manage the match.
Big Bullets fans have been on the spot following their unrulybehaviour resulting into being charged and pay hefty fines.
The club was fined K800,000.00 after the supporters assaulted Kamuzu Barracks officials and players during a Carlsberg Cup round of 16 match at the Chilomoni Stadium.
Just last week, they were again fined K500,000.00 after being found guilty of failing to control one of their supporter Lyton Thobo Kabuwaza who poured liquid substances on Cobbe Barracks player when
the two sides met at Balaka stadium.
Kabuwaza has since been banned not to watch or take part in any football related activity organised by the Football Association of
Malawi (FAM) until the end of the 2017 soccer season.