Green Eagles without a doubt has been the best team in the Zambia Faz MTN transitional league not only in stream B where they were, but even combining both streams they amassed more points than the leaders of stream A who are Zesco United.
Green Eagles are commonly known as the Kawale boys though the trending name now is Tonka Twende, a name that was initiated by the famous club in choma town Club Leelove entertainment. Green Eagles in 2018 season finished in the top four and qualified for continental football for the first time in the history of the team, many doubted this unfancied side who everyone said it was just a one season performance because the team the previous season was fighting relegation.
The Agrey Chiyangi tutored side have this season even gone a step further by qualifying for the champions league, barclays cup and should they beat Zesco united they will be crowned the 2019 league champions, indeed fortune favors the brave.
Green Eagles have played 18 games, wining 10, drawing 6 and only losing 2. Their biggest win was away at Nkana stadium where they beat Nkana by four goals to one, they have scored 22 goals in total and conceded 10, amassing 36points in 18 games and finished on top of stream B ahead of Buildcon, Nkwazi, and Forest Rangers who where serious contenders. Its now in the hands of the coaches, players as well as fans to rally behind the team as they are eyeing for the league and Absa cup formerly called Barclay’s cup. For Eagles it is time.
By Jairos Phiri Jnr