Elijah Kananji target Standard Bank Cup slot


Bee Forward Wanderers coach, Elijah Kananji says his charges can still finish in top six despite a poor form in the second round of the TNM Super League.

The Nomads had a miserable outing in the Capital City over the weekend when they collected a single point from the possible six points.

On Saturday, Wanderers lost 1-0 to Silver Strikers before a one-all draw against struggling Epac FC at Civo Stadium.


In an interview on Sunday, Kananji said Wanderers would fight to the wire to earn an automatic qualification to next year’s Standard Bank Cup.

“It’s sad that results are not coming our way but our target is to finish in the top six this season. We know it will not be easy but we will fight hard,” Kananji said.

In the second round, Nomads have only registered a single victory against Mafco.


Last year, Nomads finished on position eight and participated in the Standard Bank Cup through a vote and reached the final where they lost 1-0 to Civo United.

Against Epac, the former Blantyre United coach lamented lack of firepower upfront.

Nomads have been struggling to find the back of the net despite assembling a star-studded squad this season .

Wanderers are on position six on the log table with 33 points from 24 games.

In their last four games, Nomads face Dedza Young Soccer. Airborne Rangers, Fisd Wizards and Red Lions.

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