As Coronavirus pandemic continues to hit the world, Ugandan born custodian Brian Bwete has decided to leave Zambia’s Premier League club, Mufulira Wanderers over fears of the virus.
Bwete decided to quit after the club ordered them to train during this time of Covid-19 pandemic which kills people every passing day.
“I could not risk my life when the club ordered that we all have to return to training,” Brian Bwete said before adding.
“Life and employment, I choose life on any day. So, I have decided to depart from the club and informed management accordingly,” he added.
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Who is Brian Bwete?
Bwete is a 28-year-old custodian who previously played at the now defunct Lweza, Jinja based BUL and Democratic Republic of Congo’s club DC Bukavu Dawa. He also played for URA FC and won them the 2014 Uganda Cup.
Brian Bwete is a ball-playing goalkeeper with bar his swift and eye-catching reflexes in the field of play.
He has excellent game reading skills and involves teammates into play more like a field player.
What you need to know about Mufulira Wanderers
Popularly known as Mighty Mufulira Wanderers, the club has won over 50 trophies and has also produced some of the country’s greatest players as 1988 CAF Footballer of the Year Kalusha Bwalya.
They were relegated in 2008 until they fought their way back to top-flight football of late.
The Greens have won the Zambia Premier League title nine times in 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1976, 1978, 1995 and lately 1996.
They are currently sponsored by money bugs Mopani Copper Mine.
Mufulira Wanderers host their home games at Shinde Stadium in the Mufulira mine township.