Forest Rangers Head Coach Cautious Ahead of Mutondo Stars Rematch

Forest Rangers Head Coach Cautious Ahead of Mutondo Stars Rematch

Forest Rangers head coach Mwenya Chipepo has urged his team to remain vigilant and avoid complacency despite their narrow 3-2 loss to Mutondo Stars in the first leg of the season. With the two teams set to face off again in week 21 of the league, Chipepo anticipates a challenging encounter.

In a pre-match interview, Chipepo acknowledged the energetic and youthful nature of Mutondo Stars, emphasizing that their opponents play with vigor, thanks to their young squad. He warned against underestimating them, highlighting the difficulty of facing teams in the second round of the season, where some are battling relegation while others vie for the league title.

Forest Rangers’ coach stressed the significance of securing a victory in the first match of the second round, noting the potential morale boost it could provide to his team. He expressed confidence in his side’s preparations and hoped for a positive start to the round.

Currently positioned 11th on the league table with 24 points, Forest Rangers aim to improve their standing with a win against Mutondo Stars. The two teams share a similar points tally, with Mutondo Stars occupying 14th place. Both teams have faced challenges in maintaining consistency, with Forest Rangers winning only once in their last five matches and Mutondo Stars suffering four consecutive losses before this weekend’s rematch.

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