China to maintain Bingu National Stadium for 3 years

The People’s Republic of China Thursday promised to continue providing technical maintenance support at Bingu National stadium for the next three years. This was disclosed when Malawi government and Chinese government signed a technical cooperation and office equipment and material agreement amounting to MK2.2Million in Lilongwe. Speaking during the ceremony, Chinese Ambassador to Malawi Shi Ting Wang said the support follows an appeal that was made by the Malawi Government for the provision of technology and technicians for the…

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Confusion of Kamwendo and Wababwa points to sponsors

In a dramatic turn of events a top official of Be Forward Wanderers has distanced the team from the bizarre incident where two of the club’s players traveled to Japan for trials only to find the teams that invited them off season. The two players are Joseph Kamwendo and Peter Wabadwa who confirmed on Thursday that they are in an awkward position. General Secretary of the team Mike Butao has put the blame on the sponsors, Be Forward, a…

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Bullets Committee not relevant – Chinyama Malinda

Former Nyasa Big Bullets chairperson, Malinda Chinyama, has backed the idea to cancel the team’s executive committee elections. The elections were slated for February, with plans that they would be held simultaneously with those of the supporters’ committee. Chinyama, who is a Bullets trustee speaking in his personal capacity, said he did not see the relevance of the committee as it just increases the team’s cost since it serves as a duplication of roles. “We set up a commercialisaton…

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TNM to Celebrate 10 year Soccer Sponsorship in Fashion

TNM has unveiled a line-up of week-long activities—16 to 21 January 2017—to celebrate the exciting decade of football sponsorship in the country. As part of the celebrations of a decade of sponsorship, TNM has since launched a promotion in which football fans are given the opportunity to select an 18-member squad from all TNM Super League teams excluding Kamuzu Barracks (2016 league winners). Fans can vote by sending an SMS to 1515 after which they will be prompted to…

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Mighty Be Forward Wanderers Are Mightier than Bullets as they Grab Bus

Mighty Be Forward Wanderers on Monday made a historic record to be the first team to win at the the newly constructed state-of-the-art Bingu National Stadium during the final leg of the Luso TV Bus Ipite Football bonanza. A half brace by striker Jafali Chained shattered Nyasa Big Bullets dreams of staging a dramatic comeback against bitter rivals Wanderers, who sealed their first leg 3-0 win with a 2-1 win during the final leg in Lilongwe January 2, 2016….

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TNM Super League Title Race Reaches Boiling Point

Following the weekend games, realistically three teams—Kamuzu Barracks (KB), Nyasa Big Bullets and Silver Strikers—are the firm contenders for the TNM Super league title. For Blue Eagles, who were the pacesetters and Mafco FC, it will take a miracle for them to win the title. KB beat Blue Eagles 2-0 at the latter’s Nankhaka backyard on Sunday to maintain the top slot with 55 points from 28 games and breathing down and their necks are Bullets, the defending champions…

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Local coaches Angered by FAM’s decision to hire an expatriate coach

The decision by Football Association of Malawi (FAM) to hire an expatriate coach for the Malawi National Football team (the Flames) has strongly been condemned by the local coaches. The FA is said to have engaged Malawi government on the possibilities of hiring an expatriate coach for the depleted Flames saying the association has tested every local coach but the team was not performing as expected. But this statement hasn’t gone well with local coaches who have since asked…

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Junior Flames Kicked out of COSAFA Cup

The Malawi Under-20 national football team has been kicked out of this year’s Council for Southern Africa (COSAFA) Junior Championships’ tournament which is currently underway in South Africa. This follows a narrow 1-0 defeat the Junior Flames suffered at the hands of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) U-20 in a quarterfinal match played at Moruleg Stadium. The lone goal of the match after 25 minutes by Nathan Lukisi from the start helped DRC to book a place in…

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Nyasa Big Bullets slapped with a half million punishment for unsporting behavior, supporter earns 4 year ban

The Football Association of Malawi Competitions Organising Committee has slapped Nyasa Big Bullets with a K500,000 fine for unsporting behaviour during their Fisd Challenge Cup against Silver Strikers at Kamuzu Stadium on October 26 2016. The football governing body has also slapped Bullets supporter Yusuf Julius with a four-year ban for tampering with Silver Strikers goalarea. The Committee considered a response to the charges from Bullets as well as reports submitted by the Match Coordinator, Police, the Stewards, the…

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