Nyasa Big Bullets Leaves For Cecafa Tournament

By McLloyd Kudzingo

TNM Super League leaders and defending champions Nyasa Big Bullets have left the country for Tanzania where they will participate in this year’s Cecafa Kagame Cup as a guest team from August 1-15 in Dar es Salaam.

Speaking before the trip, at Chileka International Airport, Bullets Assistant Coach Peter Mponda says the tournament will help the team prepare for the Caf Champions League expected to start in September.

“We are not only going to Tanzania to participate. We are going there to compete. This tournament will also help us to prepare for the Caf competitions in September,” he said.

Bullets players

KCCA FC from Uganda are Cecafa’s defending champions after they won the trophy in 2019 in Kigali after beating Azam.

KCCA, Azam and Yanga are the only sides in the tournament who have won the trophy before.

Below is the Nyasa Big Bullets 20-man squad travelling to Tanzania:

Rabson Chiyenda(GK)
Ernest Kakhobwe(GK)
Nickson Nyasulu
Chimango Kaira
Chimwemwe Idana
Benson Manyozo
Miracle Gabeya
Sankhani Mkandawire
Blessings Mpokera
Yamikani Fodya
Eric Kaonga
Gomezgani Chirwa
McPharen Mgwira
Paul Kansungwi
Precious Phiri
Chiukepo Msowoya
Bright Munthali
Babatunde Adepoju
Anthony Mfune
Hassan Kajoke

Assistant coach
Peter Mponda
Heston Munthali


Group A: Young Africans (Tanzania), Nyasa Big Bullets (Malawi), Express FC (Uganda), Atlabara FC (South Sudan)

Group B: KCCA FC (Uganda), Azam FC (Tanzania), Le Messager Ngozi (Burundi), KMKM FC (Zanzibar).