Sol Campbell, who retired in 2012, has been largely absent from football over the past four years and pursued a career in politics, running for the Conservative Party nomination at the 2016 election for Mayor of London but failing to make the shortlist of four. The 42-year-old won two league titles, three FA Cups and a League Cup during his career as well as earning 73 England caps. However Campbell believes he may have no choice but to manage…

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BT Zero versus Bangwe Queens in an Exhibition encounter

Southern Region Women Football League and Presidential Cup champions Blantyre Zero will play Bangwe Queens in an exhibition match as part of the launch of the Fifa Grassroots festival for girls on Saturday at the Mpira Village. Zero will also be officially crowned champions of the South League on the sidelines of the event. The grassroots festival will attract 300 primary school girls aged between 6and 12. FAM Technical Director John Kaputa said the exbition match is aimed at…

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Those old days – Malawian soccer

By Ndisi Songa First published on 18th June 2011 I still miss those days when the Malawi National Team won the East and Central African Challenge Cup in 1978 at Kamuzu Stadium. The team went on to win the cup again in 1979 in Kenya. Oh! The team was just a force to reckon with.Those were the days when songs like ´Sina makosa´ and ´Shauri yako´ by Les Wanyika and Orchestra Super Mazembe respectively were hits of the moment.The…

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Blantyre Derby: Nomads, Bullets vow not to Use Police and stewards Services

Fierce rivals Nyasa Big Bullets and Mighty Be Forward Wanderers have made it loud and clear that they have agreed to use their own security and not the Malawi Police Service (MPS and Stewards during their cracking match this coming Saturday at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. According to a joint letter which was made available to Maravi Express and copied to the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) dated October 4, 2016 the two giants have advised Sulom to immediately…

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Malawi’s clean Water Cycle 999 charity initiative started off Saturday

The Malawian cyclists, who plan to cycle 1,755kms from Nsanje to Chitipa and back to Blantyre for charity to raise funds to drill one borehole each in nine villages in nine districts, started off Saturday, October 1 from Nsanje. As an example of their serious intention, the group handed over last week a borehole in Mehera Village, Traditional Authority Mkanda in Mulanje District. The project has Stewart Kambewa and Kwame Kayira as cyclists. The group is very enthusiastic and…

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Kajamu wins Ulaya bodybuilding competition

Chisomo Kajamu on Saturday night made history, when he won the inaugural Ulaya Classic Body Building Competition held at Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe. The 22-year athlete emerged top in a hotly contested event, which attracted top body builders from Malawi and one athlete from Zimbabwe. He was presented with the K1 million top prize by the country’s Vice President Saulos Chilima, who was guest of honour during the event. “I feel happy to win this competition. It was a…

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FAM CEO Salute Troops For a Grand Job as Ramadhan Talks Sweet

The Football Association of Malawi (Fam} has congratulated stand in coach Nsanzurwimo Ramadhan for a well done job during a failed move to prosper over Swaziland which was played at the Kamuzu Stadium in the Commercial City of Blantyre lately. “Despite the fact that we have not reached the better stages of the AFCON tournament but we are happy to have made our people proud through this win. “The supporters always wanted positive results and we just did that….

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Old Gun Msonja Speaks Out on Dwindling Standards of Malawian Football

As the deteriorating standards of football in the country continues, one of the legendary players Feston Mark Msonja has come out in the open to advise that the only best way to cure the cancer that is slowly eating the game is for the authorities to enhance youth development programmes. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Maravi Express lately, Msonja who in his hey days played for various top clubs including the then MDC United alongside the likes of…

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Flames Coach Calls 27 for Swazi Battle

Malawi national football team caretaker coach Nsunzurwimo Ramadan is optimistic that the Flames will perform well in the last 2017 African Cup Qualifier (Afcon) match against Swaziland next month. Ramadan expressed optimism when he unveiled his 27-man squad for the encounter slated for September 3 at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. He unveiled the squad during a news conference which was held at Mpira Village in Blantyre on Tuesday. Ramadan said he is not building a team but has assembled…

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Nomads wing into Carlsberg Cup ¼ finals after pounding Kamuzu Barracks

Mighty Be Forward Wanderers have proved that they are in serious business to defend the Prestigious Carlsberg Cup when they destroyed Kamuzu Barracks 2-0 in an exciting match which took place before a good crowd at the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Wednesday. The Nomads sent their vocal fans into an ecstatic frenzy just few minutes after the first whistle when inform Peter Wadabwa released Jimmy Zakazaka with a good pass which saw the latter hitting the back of…

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