By Brighton Ncube -My Bulawayo Sports Correspondant
Highlanders football club has signed two new strikers in preparation of the Premier soccer league which is about to resume. Manuel Esono Obiang Buale and Tambwe Kalunga join the much talked about striker Rodrick Mutuma to reinforce the strike force of the Bulawayo giants.
Buale (23) hails from Equitorial Guinea and Kalunga (28) he is from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The deal came to the table on Thursday and fans expressed their happiness on this move .Highlanders coach Erol AKbay has a number of times spoke about the strike force being the only way Highlanders can clinch the championship.
The signing comes at a time when Highlanders is preparing to play against FCPlatinum at Barbourfields stadium .
Speaking at a press conference the Dutchman expressed his concern on the lack of strikers last season.”every position now has two players which is good for the squad.
This means more pressure for everybody as all the players will give their best and showcase their hunger to wear black and white colours.As a coach i have my first choice but if they do not do well they will know someone is sitting on the bench to occupy their position”said Highlanders coach
From the Highlanders Football club Twitter timeline the acting Chief Executive officer Modern Ngwenya declared that the Bulawayo giants are gunnong for the championship this year and he assured the supporters to rally behind the black and white team as they bring the championship to Bulawayo.