Champs Wanderers survive Fish Eagles scare in Carlsberg Cup

Carlsberg Cup defending champions Be Forward Wanderers on Wednesday breathed a sigh of relief when they overcame lower league side Fish Eagles’ strong resistance to sail through into the last 16. The Nomads scraped through 6-5 after post-match penalties against the Mzuzu-based aside at Balaka Stadium after playing out a 1-all draw in regulation time. The Nomads took the lead in the 21st minute through Harry Nyirenda but Eagles equalised 10 minutes to recess through Brian Phiri. But the…

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Nyasa Big Bullets hit Where it Pains Most

Silver Strikers on Sunday beat Nyasa Big Bullets 2-1 at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe. Victor ‘Vibre’ Limbani opened the scoresheet for the Bankers against his former team in the eighth minute before Mathews Sibale added the second in the second half. However, Bullets fought on and reduced the arrears late into the game through Chiukepo Msowoya. Following the win, Silver are eighth with 14 points from eight games while Bullets are sixth with 15 points from 10 matches. Be…

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Fifa Condoles Malawi on BNS stampede

The World Football governing body Fifa has expressed shock and great sadness on the tragic stampede at Bingu National, Stadium in Lilongwe, which caused the death of eight people and injured more than 60 others, most of them children, during the independence day celebrations on Thursday, 6 July 2017. In a letter addressed to FAM president Walter Nyamilandu, Fifa president Gianni Infantino extended his sincerest condolences to Nyamilandu, FAM, the clubs NMC Big Bullets and Silver Strikers, as well…

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Slavery in African football, says FIFPRO
Theo Van Seggelen

In a shocking turn of events, the International Federation of Professional Footballers, FIFPro, has revealed that 41% of African footballers receive their salaries late or are not paid at all. According to the Secretary General of the international players union, FIFPro, Theo Van Seggelen, a labour market research of 14,000 players in 54 African countries found that 41% of football professionals do not get a salary and 45% earn less than $1,000 a month. Theo van Seggelen revealed this…

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Carlsberg fixtures out

The Football Association of Malawi has released the fixtures for the Calrsberg Cup round of 32 as follows: Wednesday 12th July 2017 Mtsiliza vs. Kamuzu Barracks Civo Stadium 14:30 hours NMC Big Bullets vs. Civil Sporting Club MDC Stadium 14:30 hours Azam Tigers vs. Cobbe Mpira Stadium 14:30 hours Mwanza Bo. Utd vs. Moyale Barracks Balaka Stadium 14:30 hours Dwangwa United vs. Mzuni FC Chitowe Stadium 14:30hours Thursday 13th July 2017 Polytechnic vs. Silver Strikers MDC Stadium 14:30 hours…

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Bullets Woes Continue As Rivals Nomads Shine in TNM Super League

Written By Richard Chinansi Nyasa Big Bullets aka the Peoples team woes to the start of the 2017 TNM Super league season still continue as they only managed to collect a single point out of a maximum 6 during their matches played in Lilongwe over the weekend. The people’s team was edged 1-0 on Saturday by Blue Eagles before drawing 0-0 with newcomers Masters Security 24 hours later. Coach Nswazurimo Ramadhan who promised that his charges were going to…

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Reds maintain grip on top of league standings

Zomba based soldiers Red Lions have maintained pole position in the ongoing TNM Super League Season despite their barren draw against Azam Tigers on Sunday. The military side is ruling in the top flight league with 12 points having played six matches. Approximately, the club has managed to collect 2 points from each game played so far. Red Lions Red Lions remain top of the league. The lions marked the genesis of the flagship campaign on 7th May with…

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Flames step up preparations for Comoros Tie

The Flames on Monday tepped up preparations for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group B qualifier against Comoros slated for Saturday at Bingu National Stadium (BNS). The teams has since relocated to Lilongwe. Four foreign-based players namely are South Africa-based captain Limbikani Mzava, Frank ‘Gabadinho’ Mhango and Gerald Phiri Jnr and goalkeeper Owen Chaima who plied his trade in Tanzania have joined the squad.. Richard Mbulu joined the team on Monday from Mozambique while on Tuesday, they…

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RVG PRAISES WANDERERS, MOYALE GAME

…it compliments my football philosophy The head coach of Malawi National Football Team, Ronny Van Geneugden, has talked highly of the game played last Saturday, 27 May 2017, involving Mighty Beforward Wanderers Fc and Moyale Barracks Fc at Bingu National Stadium. After watching the video of the game, RVG, was all smiles as the two teams showcased the classic type of football that he wants Malawian football clubs to play. He said the game was exciting and a marvel…

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Gaba’s Bidvest Wits Lifts PSL in South Africa

Flames ace striker Gabadinho Mhango’s South African club Bidvest Wits on Wednesday night won the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) for the first time. Wits beat Esau Kanyenda’s Polokwane City 2-0 to seal the title in a match in which Mhango was an unused substitute. Wits have won the title even with the luxury of having a game to go against Kaizer Chiefs. They have 60 points, four ahead of last year’s champions Mamelodi Sundowns who came from…

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