BE Forward Wanderers Team Manager Steve Madeira says he was very happy with the players’ performance in their 12th TNM Super League fixture against Moyale Barracks on Saturday in Mzuzu.
A penalty goal from Stanley Sanudi was enough for BE Forward Wanderers to claim a 0-1 victory against the Mzuzu based soldiers in a thrilling match played at Mzuzu Stadium.
Wanderers got a penalty after Moyale defender handled the ball in the box.
In an interview with BE Forward Media, Madeira said despite that it was a tough and physical game, his boys fought a good battle.
“It was a tough and physical game. But all in all we are happy to come out with the 3 points. That’s what we wanted most – thanks to the lads for playing according to instructions,” he said.
The manager further said supporters should expect more positive results now as all players are physcially and mentally fit.
“We have a squad that is well experienced and at this stage of the season all player are in shape, good form ,physically and mentally fit. I also have to mention Richard [Chipuwa], the Goal Minder, who had an outstanding game denying Moyale on several accassions. We now have to focus on playing the students (Mzuni) get another 3 points and wrap up a fruitful north trip in style,” he said.
In his remarks, Stanley Sanudi said he is speechless but thanked his teammates for the good fighting spirit.
“…I am speechless. I just thank God for the goal I scored. To the whole squad I just want to say let’s keep the spirit of loving each other —working together as a team. That’s the only thing that can give us the good results,” he said.
Sanudi also thanked supporters for their tireless morale saying it kept them motivated hence the better result.
He said: “They should keep on supporting us because when we see them they give us motivation and we will try to give them good results.”
The Nomads are anticipating for another three points as they take on Mzuni tomorrow. Today’s win means Wanderers are on position three with 24 points from 12 games – four points behind their Blantyre archrivals Nyasa Big Bullets who are on position one of TNM Super League log table.