Lesotho Stun Flames in COSAFA Castle Cup

Lesotho will face South Africa in the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup quarterfinals following a 1-0 win over Group B rivals Malawi at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Thursday evening. Jane Thaba-Ntso provided the killer-blow in the 84th minute to set up a clash against Bafana Bafana in Windhoek on Saturday. Needing nothing but a win to keep their hopes of progression alive, Malawi made their intentions clear from the get-go with Daniel Jousse forced into action by Gerald Phiri…

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Malawi faces Lesotho after Edging Mauritius

A 47 minute powerful header from Miracle Gabeya was enough for Flames to stay level on points with Lesotho at the top of Group B at the 2016 Council for Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Castle Cup tournament which is being played in Namibia. Lesotho, who earlier defeated Angola 2-0 also have six points but better on goal aggregate. The two teams will face each other in a showdown for top spot on Thursday. The winner of this pool…

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Airtel Continues to Sponsor Braille Cup

For a second year running, leading mobile operators Airtel Malawi has sponsored Malawi’s third national Braille cup, a reading competition for blind learners by making a donation of K4.5 million towards the competition. Managing Director for Airtel Malawi, Charles Kamoto said as a brand they believe in the power of potential and that the Braille cup is a perfect illustration that disability is not inability. “Our commitment to this noble cause is influenced by the need to promote the…

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Ernest Admits Finishing Problems as Flames hold Namibia

Malawi National team coach Ernest Mtawali has admitted that he has a lot of work to do especially upfront it his charges are to avoid wastage of chances as witnessed during a preparatory match against Cosafa Castle Cup defending champions Namibia’s Brave Warriors. Both teams used the Wednesday’s match to prepare for the regional showcase which kicks off this weekend in the Namibian capital, Windhoek. Malawi, still smarting from a 3-0 humiliation at the hands of Zimbabwe’s warriors just…

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Wanderers, Bullets Clash For Goalie Vincent Gona

Rivals Mighty Be Forward Wanderers and Nyasa Big Bullets will this coming Sunday battle it out in a build up match meant to raise funds for Bullets goalkeeper Vincent Gona to go for surgery at Beit Cure International. Both Bullets and Wanderers officials have confirmed to the local media about the clash and have since called upon their supporters to turn up at the Stadium in large numbers to cheer their teams saying that whenever they meet each other…

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T20 Cricket Tourney on Break for Rhamadhan

Written By Orchestra Kamanga As Muslims in the country joined the rest of the world to celebrate the month of Rhamadhan the T20 Cricket Tournament is on a one moth holiday to give an opportunity to Muslims players to observe the holy month of Ramadhan. Speaking in an interview, the organizing chairperson Saeed Limdawala said teams would be on recess until July next month. “Most of our players are Muslims so it important to take a holiday. But I…

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Steven Keshi the Boss no more

Nigeria has woken up in shock this morning as people have been informed that Stephen Okechukwu Keshi aka the big Boss died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday, . The former international football player who lost his wife of 33 years, Kate, last year after a prolonged battle with cancer is suspected to have had a heart attack in Benin Edo State.. According to family members and a close friend the coach never showed any signs of illness….

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Mtawali Names Travelling Squad ahead of Sunday’s game against Warriors

Malawi National soccer side coach Ernest Mtawali has named a strong 20-man squad ahead of the crucial Orange Africa Cup of Nations second leg against the Warriors of Zimbabwe to be played on Sunday. Mtawali is at pains to find a win in Zimbabwe if at all his changes are to put smiles on the success-starved soccer lovers in the country following a string of mediocre performances in the previous games during the Nations Cup campaign. Official sponsors of…

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Restore Our Lost Glory, Carlsberg Challenges Flames

Carlsberg Malawi Limited, the official sponsors of the Flames have made it crystal clear that they have been sponsoring the team which has had poor run of form in various competitions and have since challenged the side to put an extra gear to restore the national pride. This was said by the company’s Senior Brands Manager for Alcoholics Twikale Chirwa when he handed over a cheque worth K50 million to be used by the side for the forthcoming away…

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Another Ultimatum at Wanderers Camp

It never rains but pours at Mighty Be Forward camp following reports that newly hired coach Eddie Ngonamo and his backroom staff have been given a 5 game ultimatum to prove themselves if they are capable of delivering the goods or else face the chop. This follows the recent sacking of Jack Chamangwana as head coach hence the taking over of the club by Mr Ngonamo. Jack has since been told not to sit on the bench but only…

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