Capital City giants Silver Strikers Football Club have taken a step further in their preparations for the 2017 soccer season after the club unveiled 10 new signings at a ceremony which took place at the Silver Stadium on Thursday 23rd March, 2017.
Only two out of the total list have switched from what can be tamed as big clubs having tested the Super League waters.
These are Trevor Kalima, who has switched from Premier Bet Wizard and Hygiene Mwandepeka from one of the 2016 relegated sides Karonga United.
Both the Club team manager Francis Songo and Chairman Ralph Tseka who were present at the unveiling ceremony said the development will boost the levels of competitiveness since the players will workextra hard to fight for and win a place in the first team.
Songo and Tseka promised all bankers that 2017 is a season they will fight from all cylinders to win and domestic cups including the Super League Championship.
Included on the list of new signings are three midfielders, four defenders and also four midfielders.
Two are foreigners and these are 23 year Ghananian Michael Mensa Tette and Nigerian Yanusa Sherif.
The other players are Thoko Ngwira from Central Region Football Lower League side Mbabvi United, Mphatso Chimtondo (Free agent) and Hadji Wali, Ronald Pangani and Frank Chizuze who have been recruited from the club’s Reserve Side.
The Bankers will have a rehearsal of the new soccer season through their participation in the Wafa Wafa Big Four Bonanza kicking off Saturday at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe.
They will play Kamuzu Barracks in an early kick off on Saturday and if the win, they will progress to face winners between Mighty Be Forwards Wanderers and Nyasa Big Bullets in the finals of the Bonanza on Sunday afternoon at the same venue.
Meanwhile, Silver officials have disclosed that they have found a right replacement for their captain Lucky Malata who dumped the club to join Be Forward Wanderers following the expiry of his contract at
the end of last season.