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Big Bullets fans angry

Nyasa Big Bullets fans have voiced out their concerns and anger over the People’s Team’s dismal start to the season.

Bullets have gone 360 minutes without scoring and have just been booted out of the Airtel Top 8 Cup.

They were eliminated from the competition after going out 1-0 on aggregate when they lost to Silver Strikers 1-0 in the first-leg match before being held to a goalless draw in the return leg.

The giants have a point from two TNM Super League games after they were held to a goalless draw by debutants Chitipa United and lost to Moyale Barracks 1-0.

In the latest development, the supporters were left puzzled after Bullets abandoned their customary training ground at Kamuzu Stadium on Tuesday.

Among others, the supporters called for the supporters and main executive committees to step down.

The angry supporters have also called for the return of former Bullets technical director Billy Tewesa whose post has not been filled since his firing last season.

“We failed to make big-name signings. We are a big team and we were supposed to sign already experienced players. Both the supporters and main executive committees have failed us and they need to step down,” said one of the fans.

Bullets Interim General Secretary, Albert Chigoga, said the Executive Committee, was under no obligation to communicate to the supporters on the switch of the training ground to Blantyre Sports Club.

“We need to look at this with sober minds, but obviously we are working hard to address our poor start to the season. There are no grounds for recalling Tewesa. Those demands are just unrealistic,” he said.

Chigoga said they changed the training base following a request from the coaching panel.

Meanwhile, Bullets Supporters Committee Chairperson, Stone Mwamadi, has called for unity in the team.

“Besides, I cannot be forced to step down by a few supporters. I was duly elected and I will serve this team until 2021. We need to work together to solve this problem. Although we are out of the Airtel Cup, our supporters are well-behaved and this has happened under my leadership, otherwise they would have stoned [people] in Mulanje. The bad start to the season does not mean that our end to the season will be bad,” he said.

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