Mighty Be Forward Wanderers FC have hired former Flames mentor Eddington Ng’onamo to replace demoted Jack Chamangwana who was been reverted to the position of technical director.
The club has since apologized to their supporters following a string of unconvincing results in the first five games of the 2016 TNM Super League.
Nomads announced Ng’onamo’s appointment as head coach which is up to the end of the season, on Tuesday.
Team manager Steve Madeira said the club was forced to press a panic button following poor results despite having good players that are of high caliber.
“We have raised our hands to says sorry to our supporters due to embarrassing performance of the clubs. It is unfortunate that the team is not doing well when we have very good players than any team,” said Madeira.
He then urged supporters to continue trusting the club, promising that good results will eventually coming along with the change of technical panel.
“What I can say is that we have noted technical problems and they have been sorted out. Supporters should continue to come in large numbers to cheer their team during football games,” said Madeira
As part of the shake-up, Wanderers Head Coach Jack ‘Africa’ Chamangwana has been moved back to the position of Technical Director, and Ng’onamo will be assisted by Elia Kananji.
On Sunday, scores of Nomads’ fans stormed the team’s club house at Chichiri in Blantyre to protest the team’s poor start to the season, which culminated in a 2-3 loss to Mafco at Kamuzu Stadium.
This was after the angry fans stormed the dressing room premises at the stadium where they bayed for Chamangwana and goalkeeper Bester Phiri’s blood.
The Nomads executive committee reacted swiftly by summoning the Chamangwana-led technical panel to an emergency meeting.
The Lali Lubani Road outfit slumped from fifth to 10th place in the TNM Super League following their loss to Mafco. They have six points from five games 12 short of leaders Blue Eagles.