..what’s gone wrong for the striker?
…he is struggling to find his goal scoring form…
Twelve months ago Innocent Bokosi was writing his name into TNM Super League folklore by scoring 14 goals for Red Lions but he has just managed to score five goals in the ongoing season.
He was the joint top goal scorer last season alongside Chiukepo Msowoya of Nyasa Big Bullets but his rhythm in front of goals this season has not been what his team expected from him.
The last time he got into the score sheet was when the Zomba based Soldiers defeated Moyale Barracks 2-0. The man who stunned local football followers-and not just those obsessed with football-with his metamorphosis is suddenly struggling.
Even if you can have time to ask him as to how many goals has he scored in the ongoing season, Bokosi would simply shake his head in disbelief, an indication that he is even finding it very difficult to understand the reason why he is no longer a thorn in the flesh to Super League defenders.
His goal scoring record of five goals in 26 games this season looks more like what you would expect from a striker who was deadly in front of goals last season.
Currently, the hottest striker in the local scene is Mafco FC’ Richard Mbulu with 19 goals so far as the season is edging closer to the finishing line.