High flying eagles dare lions in Tnm Super League

As the search for points in the 2022 Bola Pamtsetse Tnm Super League season continues, current league log table runners up Blue Eagles has invited the Lions of Kaning'ina forest, Moyale Barracks Saturday, 30 July 2022 at Nankhaka Stadium.

Both teams had a fruitful time last week as they managed to collect maximum points in their respective games.

The Lilongwe giants claimed a 1-0 victory away to Karonga United on July 24 curtsey of Gilbert Chirwa's goal, while the soldiers banged their victory at Mzuzu Stadium 3-1 against Waka Waka Tigers on 23 July with goals coming from Gasten Simkonda, Raphael Phiri, and Maneno Nyoni.

In an interview, Blue Eagles assistant coach Christopher Sibale said they recognize the importance of collecting maximum points at their base when they host Moyale Barracks Saturday afternoon.

According to Sibale, collecting maximum points will help them to maintain their fight for the league's championship.

Sibale: Blue Eagles recognizes the importance of collecting maximum points. Pic by Blue Eagles Fc

"Blue Eagles is ready for the game. We know that we are playing at home, we would want at the end of the day to collect three points. Points in the round are very crucial to avoid relegation and to catch up with the ones on top," said Sibale.

Sibale also said morale in Eagles camp is high as they are geared for the second round of the 2022 Bola Pamtsetse Tnm Super League season.

Also speaking to media, Moyale Barracks head coach Prichard Mwansa described the match as a tough encounter considering the form the Area 30 giants are in.

Mwansa however said his charges are ready for the encounter as the Lions of Kaning'ina are hoping for the better.

"It's a tough assignment playing with Blue Eagles. They are doing fine. But as Moyale, we have come to Lilongwe to fight for a win and push up on the table. 

"If my boys can play the way they did against Tigers, then we can do well and get the three points on Saturday," said Mwansa.

Moyale's Raphael Phiri (shirt number 9) tries to dribble past Eagles' defender Sankhani Mkandawire in the two teams' previous league meeting at Mzuzu Stadium. Pic by Aluso Media

Mwansa further said they are not afraid that they are playing away to the Eagles who are second on log table.

Moyale's last league visit to Nankhaka Stadium on August 14, 2021 saw them edging out the cops 2-1, while the Eagles had a sweet revenge on their last league visit to Mzuzu Stadium on April 2, 2022 as they claimed a stoppage time victory.

Blue Eagles which has only lost one game in the current league campaign are on position two with 33 points, nine points adrift league leaders Nyasa Big Bullets, while Moyale Barracks is on position eight with 20 points.

In other league fixtures this weekend, MAFCO welcomes Ekwendeni Hammers at Chitowe stadium on the same day.

On Sunday, July 31, 2022, Mighty Mukuru Wanderers hosts Waka Waka Tigers at Kamuzu stadium, while Rumphi United welcomes defending champions and current league leaders Nyasa Big Bullets at Mzuzu Stadium.