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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FIFA Calls for Transparency at FAM

FIFA has asked for transparency in football deals by involving all relevant stakeholders in all the processes. Speaking during a meeting on the restructuring of the Super League which FIFA had with FAM, Super League of Malawi and Super League clubs at the Mpira Village in Blantyre on Monday, FIFA Consultant Robbie Middleby said for the elite football to develop all stakeholders should be speaking one language especially on financial deals. Middleby ’s remarks followed concerns by clubs that…

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FMB Boosts Under 20 league by donating Uniforms

FMB has set the hype for the finals of the Under-20 FMB League by donating uniforms worth K1.2 million to the national finalists. The national finals are slated for Saturday at Mzuzu Stadium. Four teams—Ntopwa Super Boys, Silver Strikers Youth, Fish Eagles and Malema FC will battle for the ultimate prize. The bank’s head of marketing Sylvia Mataka said they would like the national finalists to be motivated by the new sets of uniforms. “We would like them to…

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Gerald Phiri Names U-20 Squad Ahead of Cosafa Tourney

Malawi National team Under-20 Coach Gerald Phiri Snr has named a 30 member provincial squad in preparation for the forthcoming Council for Southern Africa (COSAFA) Under-20 tournament to be staged in South Africa from December 7-16. The coach has told the local media that preparations for the tourney have started on the right track. “We are working very hard with the resources available and we hope to do well because the response from the players is positive,” he said….

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Mighty Be Forward Wanderers Pound EPAC United 4-1

Mighty Be Forward Wanderers pounded EPAC United 4-1 in a TNM Super league clash which was played before a good crowd at the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Sunday. Exciting Joseph Kamwendo opened the score sheets with a well taken free kick from outside the box after he was brought down by one of the opponents’ defenders. But Chiletso Zoya of EPAC equalized in the 22nd minute when he tap the ball over advancing goalkeeper Vales Kanzere who was…

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Illovo Ups Mphamvu Cycling Race Sponsorship

Blantyre Cycling Club (BCC) says all is set for this year’s Illovo Mphavu Cycling race and the sponsors, Illovo Sugar Malawi Limited has increased the sponsorship to K6 million. This will cover all costs of the race including prizes. Illovo is also sending two cyclists to South Africa where they will compete in 94.7 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg on 20 November. The cyclists, Leonard Tsoyo of Acho Cycling Club and Blessings Kumwenda of Mzuzu Cycling Club qualified for the…

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FMB Impressed with U-20 Nationwide trophy Progress

FMB, sponsors of the Under-20 Football League, have said they are impressed with progress the competition has made over the years. FMB’s head of marketing Sylvia Mataka said this during the Southern Region play-offs at Mpira Ground in Chiwembe Township Blantyre. “We are really impressed with the level of progress, especially, on curbing age-cheating and player contribution to national teams,” she said. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) executive member Daudi Ntanthiko said they are delighted with the talent FMB…

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Maduka named as interim coach for Celtic

Former Malawi national team captain John Maduka has said his new role as interim coach for struggling South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) side Bloemfontein Celtic is a learning process. Celtic named Maduka, who is the team manager, as interim coach on Monday following the dismissal of Serame Letsoaka after a string of poor results. “To me, I see it as a learning process. The move is more about preparing us for the future,” he told…

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First Couple Praise Malawi Queens, to host the Side

The five star display by the Malawi Queens which saw them defeating tough opponents England and Jamaica at the 2016 Fast Five World Netball Series has been welcomed by the country’s first couple President Peter Mutharika and First Lady Madam Gertrude Mutharika who have since promised to host the queens in due course.. Reads a statement which has been signed by Presidential Press Secretary Mgeme Kalilani in part, “We are thrilled by the Queens performance at the just ended…

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Nomads, Silver and Blue Eagles in Quarter Finals of FISD Challenge Cup

Silver Strikers, Be Forward Wanderers and Blue Eagles on Wednesday qualified for the quarter-finals of the Fisd Challenge Cup. Strikers edged Nyasa Big Bullets 1-0 to end their unbeaten run at Kamuzu Stadium this season, the Nomads thumped Lake Valley of Ntcheu 5-0 at Civo Stadium whereas the Eagles pipped Civo United 1-0 at Nankhaka Stadium in Lilongwe. The three teams have now joined Zolozolo United, Dwangwa United and Kamuzu Barracks while the last two quarterfinalists will be identified…

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