Gone Too Soon Junior Flames Player Mwakilama

Junior Flames and Sporting Clube Esmoriz of Portugal striker Abel Mwakilama  died Friday afternoon in Portugal after short time battle with Malaria. Malawi National Team’s Manager, James Sangala confirmed the sad development in Football Association of Malawi’s Official  whatsapp group on Friday evening. “I can confirm of the sad news. I spoke with Richard Mbulu and his agent in Mozambique,” he said. Mwakilama joined Clube de Esmoriz in January from Chitipa United where he made his name before helping…

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No Honeymoon in Simama

The Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) says it has to set very strict measures in ensuring that all teams that have expressed interest to compete in the 2018 Simama league have clear ownership as well as sound financial status. Out of a total of 30 teams which included those that finished in the top ten ranks in the 2017season, only six teams have been given a go ahead to participate in the 2018 Simama edition. NRFA General Secretary, Masiya…

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Nomads Apologize for Charity Shield Poor Showing

Be Forward Wanderers have expressed disappointment over their 1-0 defeat to Kamuzu Barracks, in the third place of the FAM Charity on Saturday at Bingu National Stadium. Second half goal courtesy of Diof Simaone, saw the soldiers side claim a famous home victory. It was a back to back defeat for the Nomads following their 2-0 defeat to Silver Strikers the previous day on the same venue. Be Forward Wanderers captain, Alfred Manyozo jnr in an interview with Malawi…

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Moyale FC Warns Silver Strikers

Battle lines have been drawn between Moyale Barracks   and Silver Strikers football clubs over attacker Khuda Muyaba’s purported move to the bankers. On Wednesday, the bankers General Secretary (GS), Thabo Chakaka Nyirenda revealed that the Muyaba has signed a three-year contract with the Reserve Bank of Malawi sponsored side. But in an interview, GS for Moyale Barracks Football Clubs, Captain Isaac Banda expressed ignorance of Chakaka Nyirenda’s revelations that Muyaba has penned a three-year deal that ties him to…

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Wanderers, Bullets Invade Central Region

As they continue to fine-tune ahead of the 2018 season scheduled to kick-off on the 14th March 2018, Be Forward Wanderers and Nyasa Big Bullets will invade central region this weekend to play two friendly matches each. The Nomads first assignment will be on Saturday against Mitundu Select at the Mitundu Ground, while the Peoples Team will be in Ntcheu to take on Mafco FC at Lake Valley Ground. Twenty-four hours later, the Nomads will travel to Dowa to…

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Patrick Mabedi Rebuffs Flames

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that their assistant coach, Patrick Mabedi, has turned down a request to assist at the Malawian national team. The Malawian FA confirmed to the Siya crew earlier this week that Mabedi had been roped in to be an assistant with The Flames, but that he would only do it on a part-time basis. Now though, Chiefs say that the former Amakhosi player has turned it down as he is focused on his job with the…

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Four Teams to Compete in 2018 FA Charity Shield

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has announced the change of format in the 2018 FA Charity Shield which will have four teams participating in the competition from only previously. FAM Finance Director, Limbani Matola told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday in Blantyre that this season four teams namely; Be Forward Wanderers, Nyasa Big Bullets, Kamuzu Barracks and Silver Strikers will participate in the Charity Shiled. He disclosed that the competition scheduled for two days would kick– off on March…

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Wanderers Booted Out of CAF Champions League

Mighty Be Forward Wanderers went out of CAF Champions League leg after they lost 1-2 to AS Vita of DRC in second leg of the preliminary round at  Bingu National stadium in Area 48 in Lilongwe on Wednesday. AS Vita are through to the next round on 6-1 aggregate after they won their first game at home in Kinshasa 4-0. The jam packed stadium was treated to a very entertaining encounter and Wanderers sent false hopes to the home…

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Footballers Association Launch in March 2018

Football Players Association of Malawi (FPAM) says it is set to officially launch the Association next month before the kick-off of 2018 football season. FPAM’s General Secretary (GS), Ernest Mangani said preparations were at advanced stage to officially launch the Association which aims at uplifting the welfare of former and current footballers in the country. “We are more than ready to officially launch the FPAM in March before the kick-off of the season,” the GS confirmed. He added that,…

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Mzuni FC in Rebuilding Drive

Following the departure of their prolific player, Mzuzu University Football Club (Mzuni FC) has embarked on a rebuilding exercise in preparation for the 2018 season. Speaking with Malawi News Agency (MANA), Mzuni FC Chairperson, Albert Harawa, said the departure of some players to other teams would not greatly affect them as they recruited new players to propel the team to greater heights. Harawa said the new players have been recruited from Super League teams while others are from the…

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