Flames coach Young Chimodzi and his right-hand man Jack Chamangwana have hit the ground running in search of talent starting today in Mzuzu.
The 15 Super League teams have each been asked to propose names of five players while top four Premier Division teams will each shortlist two players for regional trials, Chamangwana confirmed yesterday.
The deputy coach was upbeat that such an exercise, which is expected to produce at least 40 players per region for the trials, would have an impact despite that previous attempts did not yield much dividends.
“We want to give a chance to every player as previously there were complaints that deserving players were being left out. The idea is also to involve club coaches as they know the players better. We want to have a present team and a future team. Each playing position must have at least four players,” Chamangwana explained.
The trials start today (Tuesday) in Mzuzu for two days before proceeding to the Central Region from February 6 to 8 followed by the Southern Region from February 9.
Current Flames players will also not be sidelined, according to Chamangwana.
During their unveiling ceremony last Friday in Blantyre, Chimodzi said he wants players who want to deliver the goods.