Coaches for Be Forward Wanderers, Nyasa Big Bullets and Masters Security FC have heaped praises on their new recruits ahead of next season.
Speaking after beating Bullets 2-0 in a strength-testing match in preparation for the Caf Champions League match against AS Vita on Sunday, Wanderers Head Coach, Yasin Osman, did not hide his excitement with the new recruits.
“We are ready for the game against Vita but I am also happy with the performance of the new players. It is not easy to settle quickly in a new team but they are improving every day,” he said.
Nomads signed Blessings Tembo, Nikiza Aimable, Dennis Chembezi, William Thole, Dan Kumwenda, Mischek Botoman and Peter Cholopi.
All the new players, save for Botoman who is injured, have featured for Wanderers in strength-testing matches.
Bullets assistant Coach, Elia Kananji, said it was great that the new players have adapted quickly to their system of play.
“All the new players performed beyond our expectations during the games against Wanderers and Masters. I hope that they will be ready before the new season,” said
Kananji, whose side 2-0 on Sunday at Bingu National Stadium.
Bullets have signed Righteous Banda, Patrick Phiri and Precious Phiri from Civil Sporting Club, Premier Bet Wizards and Azam Tigers, respectively.
Defender Sankhani Mkandawire has also re-joined the club, having terminated his contract with Mbeya City Council FC of Tanzania.
Masters Head Coach, Abasi Makawa, said their new players have added stability to his team.
“We still need some players before the season starts but, at the moment, I am happy with the players,” said Makawa whose side has lost two out of three friendlies.
Mas ters bols tered their squad with Rafik Mussa, Kondwani Lufeyo (from Wanderers), Zeliat Nkhoma, Suwedi Limbani (from Moyale Barracks) and Chimwemwe Kumkwawa from Mzuni FC.
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