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Peter Banda signs 3-year Big Bullets deal

STAYING PUT—Banda (left) and Bullets Chief Executive Officer Escort Chinula

Flames blossoming attacker Peter Banda has signed a three-year deal with TNM Super League champions Nyasa Big Bullets making his move permanent.

The youngster, who was voted as the Player of the Season last season in the TNM Super League, was on the radar of several clubs including Silver Strikers.

The People’s Team confirmed the deal in a statement Sunday saying the youngster completed the move on an undisclosed fee.

In an interview Sunday, Bullets Chief Administration Officer, Albert Chigoga, said the club was delighted to complete the deal for the attacker.

“It feels great to sign him on a permanent deal. He is part of the Bullets project and he always makes a difference,” Chigoga said.

Banda said it was a dream come true to extend the deal with Bullets.

“I am proud to have finally extended my stay with Nyasa Big Bullets. It is one of the most important decisions of my footballing career and in the end, I let my heart decide. As I always said, I feel at home here and I am highly motivated to achieve big things with one of the biggest clubs on the land,” Banda was quoted as saying by Bullets website.

Bullets are also expected to unveil of striker Zicco Mkanda who was released by Be Forward Wanderers. The team will also extend the deal for striker Hassan Kajoke who was attracting interest from other local clubs.

Bullets have only bolstered their squad with Mischeck Selemani from Karonga United. Capital City giants Silver and Blue Eagles have been the busiest teams in the ongoing transfer window having signed several players. Silver captured strikers Foster Biton from Eagles and Stain Davie from TN Stars whereas Eagles roped in free agents Lazarus Nyemera, Mphatso Philimon, Chifuniro Mpinganjira, Chikondi Kamanga, Chimwemwe Kunkwawa and also Patrick Macheso from Dwangwa United. The deal for Nigerian striker Babatunde Adepoju was not completed.

Wanderers have only confirmed the signing of Lughano Kayira from Mzuzu Warriors but they were still assessing Mathews Sibale, Peter Wadabwa and Juma Yatina. Civil Sporting Club are also on the verge of signing former Flames goalkeeper Charles Swini.

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