“The cancelled fixture dampened our spirits and we had to calm down the boys. The decision was meant to protect Dynamos. Dynamos were a little bit nervous….” Baltemar Brito.
The two soccer giants Highlanders and Dynamos are expected to clash for the Uhuru Cup for the first time not in the Capital city of in the second largest city.
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This comes at a time when the decision by the Premier Soccer League to shelve the country’s biggest Football clubs’ league battle between Highlanders and Dynamos which was slated for Barbourfields stadium on Saturday, Bosso have shifted focus to Tuesday’s Uhuru Cup match against DeMbare set for Mt Darwin.
In an exclusive press conference, which was hosted by Highlanders. In present where all Technical managers on Thursday the 13th of April.
Baltemar Brito, Highlanders Technical Manager, attacked his rivals claiming that they (Dynamos) fear Highlanders.
“The cancelled fixture dampened our spirits and we had to calm down the boys. The decision was meant to protect Dynamos. Dynamos were a little bit nervous. We now need to travel while they stay put in the capital. We have a match against Yadah coming probably on Friday or Saturday, so we will as well consider setting a temporary base in the capital. We now have to travel which will affect our preparation time,” he said.
Brito added that it will be a normal game, as Highlanders will be planning to return the cup back home.
“It is a cup game, and we are facing a main opponent. We will go with a competitive side. We had feedback on the turf, and we are optimistic, we will have a normal game,” he said.
Highlanders are the defending champions after beating Dynamos one-nil courtesy of a Stanley Ngala strike at Barbourfields stadium.
Different football fans and organisations have been posting campaigning messages of no violence after the show.
In the past matches when the two giants meet the grass who are the fans usually suffer.