Moves out of relegation
Chitipa United coach, Christopher Nyambose has said his team’s latest performance in the TNM Super League sends a statement of its real status.
The team started the season on a limping note and was rooted to the bottom of the table with a single win.
Officials then brought in Christopher Nyambose to replace Alex Ngwira as the new coach, after the latter abandoned it, the team now seems to have found the winning formula that has seen them move out of the relegation zone.
Chitipa has won three consecutive games, with the latest being a Sunday’s 2-1 win against Tigers FC t Karonga Stadium.
They are now on position 12 with 13 points.
There exploits has seen Mzuzu Warriors take over their place at the bottom of the table, with Tigers being on position 15, and KB just dropping into the relegation zone over the weekend after going down 1-0 to Moyale.
Nyambose said in an interview that the other teams should expect tough encounters when facing his side.
“We have a secret which we cannot disclose to the public for fear of preparing for us. But I just commend the coordination that exists between the players, technical team and the executive. The players have adapted my philosophy vey well and faster.
Trust me, Chitipa is not a relegation candidate. Those teams that are in the relegation zone are the ones that deserve to be there, not Chitipa. We are staying in the league,” Nyambose, the former Karonga, and Mzuzu Escom coach said.
Next on the menu for the Chitipa Hills Lions is struggling Kamuzu Barracks at Nankhaka on Saturday before facing leaders, Silver Strikers on Sunday.