Nyasa Big Bullets FC | 2021

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Nyasa Big Bullets FC
Nyasa Big Bullets is a Malawian football club based in Blantyre, currently playing in the TNM Super League, the top division of Malawian football. The club was formerly known as Bata Bullets, Total Big Bullets and Bakili Bullets.
League: TNM Super League
Coach: Kalisto Pasuwa
Arena/Stadium: Kamuzu Stadium
Nickname(s): The Peoples Team
The club was formed in 1967 by a group of players who split from Mighty Wanderers. The original name was Nyasaland Bullets, but the club managed to source good sponsorship from Bata Shoe Company and was renamed as Bata Bullets.
1970 season was a great success as Bullets achieved a treble after winning the Blantyre and Districts Football League (BDFL), the Chibuku Cup and Castle Cup.
In 2003, then Malawi President Bakili Muluzi adopted the team and renamed it Bakili Bullets. It was during this period that the team enjoyed one of its glamorous periods, reaching the lucrative group stages of CAF Champions League 2004.
It was also during the same period that the club had a training camp in the United Kingdom in readiness for the CAF Champions League. Currently the team is sponsored by Nyasa Manufacturing Company (NMC). Its nickname ever since is Maulle (native language for bullets).
On 8 October 2018, Rodgers Yasin was sacked as Nyasa Big Bullets head coach along with assistant Elijah Kananji.
Bullets are currently coached by former Zimbabwe national team manager Callisto Pasuwa, with former captain and Malawi national team defender Peter Mponda as his assistant

 

Achievements

Super League of Malawi:

  • Winners (14): 1986, 1991, 1992, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019
  • Runners-up (4): 2008, 2012–13, 2016, 2017

Castle Cup (Malawi)

  • Winners (4): 1969, 1970, 1973, 1975

Kamuzu Cup

  • Winners (7): 1974, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986

555 Challenge Cup:

  • Winners (1): 1990

Embassy Trophy:

  • Winners (1): 2003

Chombe Tea:

  • Winners (2): 1998, 1999

Carlsberg Cup:

  • Winners (3): 2002, 2014, 2017

Tutulane Charity Cup:

  • Winners (1): 2007

Carlsberg Charity Cup:

  • Winners (1): 2012

Presidential Cup:

  • Winners (2): 2012, 2016

Chifundo Charity Shield:

  • Winners (3): 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

 
 

Performance in CAF competitions

  • CAF Champions League: 4 appearances
2000 – Preliminary Round
2004 – Group Stage
2018 – Preliminary Round
2018–19 – Preliminary Round
  • African Cup of Champions Clubs: 3 appearance
1975: Second Round
1979: withdrew in First Round
1993: withdrew in Preliminary Round
  • CAF Cup Winners’ Cup: 5 appearances
1976 – First Round
1977 – Second Round
1997 – First Round
1998 – Preliminary Round
1999 – First Round

Credit : Wikipedia

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