Atusaye not worried with Mtawali snub

Written by  Patrick Lunda

South Africa based professional striker Atusaye Nyondo is not bitter for being snubbed by Malawi national football team coach Ernest Mtawali.

Atusaye Nyondo not worried Atusaye Nyondo not worried

Mtawali dropped the Pretoria University striker alongside experienced striker Esau Kanyenda, defender Harry Nyirenda in his 21-man squad to face Swaziland on Sunday.

But Nyondo said he has respected the coach’s decision hoping to be considered in the other games.

“When talking about the national team you are not guaranteed of a place in the squad because the coaches are the bosses. They come up with call ups that the guys will give them 100 percent. We have just to accept it,” Nyondo said.

He said since wished the national team all the best to win against Swaziland.

“I always wish the national team well even if I am not there or playing. The national team is the one which has put me where I am today. So I am not shocked or worried,” he said.
Having been the gangling striker he would concentrate on his club.

“I just want to focus on playing for my club. Hopefully other coming games I will make it,” he said.

The former Silver Strikers striker also said he had nothing to prove to the new coaching panel saying he has always given his all to the national team.

“I always work hard even if I come to the national team I give my best. So I don’t think I have something to prove to the new coaches because any time I am called I give my best,” he said.

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