Barely two days before Be Forward Wanderers executive committee elections, former main supporters committee chairperson Yona Malunga has pulled out from the race for chairperson.
The flamboyant fan, who vowed to unseat the incumbent Gift Mkandawire, yesterday said he had decided to rally behind him.
“After consultations with fellow supporters and trustees, I have decided against challenging Mkandawire and, instead, I will throw my weight behind him, the incumbent general secretary Mike Butao and Robert Mbedza who is vying for the position of treasurer.
“I believe we share the same ideas on how to take the team forward, so I have reconsidered my decision,” he said.
Meanwhile, Mbedza, who will contest against incumbent treasurer Dave Msadala, said he has decided to contest for treasurer because of his financial background.
“Having served as an executive member for two years, I feel it is time to assist the clubs in the financial aspects which is my field and I am confident that with the high calibre of fellow members in the executive, we will achieve more in the next two years.
“I want to encourage supporters to help us in reviving our stadium plan, the first step should be to identify and buy land and then we can take it up from there.. I also want to introduce a sound accounting system for easy accessibility of information,” he said.
Butao is set to contest against Judiciary spokesperson Mlenga Mvula.