Mzuzu Stadium Closure Draws Mixed Reactions

Mzuzu based Super League outfits; Moyale Barracks and Mzuzu University (MZUNI) Football clubs have given different views over the closure of their home ground Mzuzu Stadium by Mzuzu City Council in readiness for the 54th Anniversary Independence Celebrations. Speaking Thursday in an interview with Malawi News Agency, Moyale Barracks Coach, Charles Kamanga expressed dismay over the closure of the stadium and saying the development will affect his team’s game plan. “The council should utilize the off- season break to…

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Mzuzu Stadium Closed

Mzuzu City council has closed Mzuzu Stadium in readiness for the country’s Independence Day Celebrations which are scheduled to take place in the city on July 6. Confirming the development to Malawi News Agency, Tuesday, Director of Parks, Leisure and Environment for Mzuzu City Council, Godwin Pondelani said the council has decided to close the facility to pave way for renovations on the pitch and the whole facility. “As council we thought it wise to close the facility so…

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Chiradzulu’s K5 Million Football League Kicks off in July

Chiradzulu’s joint Members of Parliament K5 million worth of District Football League is set to kick off on July 1, this year (2018), Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established. According to one of the sponsors, a Member of Parliament for Chiradzulu East, Henry Mussa, what was remaining was for the teams to prepare and the mobilization of resources for the league. “We are presently busy mobilizing resources and materials to be used in the league such as balls. There…

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Clubs Should Be Responsible for Fans’ Conduct – SULOM

Super League of Malawi (Sulom) has called on clubs to ensure that their supporters are drilled on the dangers of engaging in acts of hooliganism. Sulom General Secretary, Williams Banda said in an interview Thursday that football clubs are responsible for the conduct of their fans at matches and should ensure that they adhere to rules and regulations. The call follows acts of violence that characterized some of the games played so far and Sulom’s disciplinary committee is currently…

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Nyerere Seal Airtel Top 8 Second Semi Spot

Be Forward Wanderers Sunday secured Airtel Top 8 semi-final spot following 1-0 win over Kamuzu Barracks in in the quarter final match played at Balaka Stadium and have joined their perennial rivals Nyasa Big Bullets in the semi ring. Wanderers won 2-0 on aggregate following their 1-0 a way win in Lilongwe last Sunday through Joseph Kamwendo’s spot kick in the 39th minute. Both sets of fans at the Balaka Stadium were treated to not to an entertaining 45…

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Unai Emery to Replace Arsene Wenger

Manchester City assistant manager and former Gunners captain Mikel Arteta was strong favourite to succeed Arsene Wenger. Emery emerged as the unanimous choice following a recruitment process in which all candidates were spoken to. The 46-year-old Spaniard is available after leaving Paris St-Germain where he won one Ligue 1 title and four domestic cups in two seasons in charge. Previously he guided Sevilla to three consecutive Europa League triumphs between 2014 and 2016. Emery announced last month he would…

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Fischer Anong’a Kondowe Rubbishes Social Media ‘Nonsense’

Nyasa Big Bullets winger Fischer Kondowe has described recent social media reports purportedly showing him and Annie Mataka in a wedding invitation card as a waste of time. Last week social media fans especially on WhatsApp platform were bombarded with pictures of the football star and the nurse completing together a peace symbol in Rastafarianism in what was said to be the invitation card for the wedding. Kondowe has distanced himself from the reports in an interview with Malawi…

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Angola Extinguish Junior Flames

Angola Under 20 Saturday pulled a 1-2 away win over Malawi Under 20 in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) second round first leg encounter played at Bingu National Stadium (BNS) in Area 48 in Lilongwe. Malawi Under 20 has a mountain to climb in weeks time to over come the defecit in Luanda, Angola as they need to score twice without replay. The game could be best described as a game of two halves as the visitors controlled…

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Former Nomads Team Manager Magomero Pays Tribute Chamangwana

By Limbani Magomero, Former Be Forward Wanderers Team Manager I remember it was in the very late 70s when my seniors, cousin Dave Chikankabe and his friends Jones Stambuli (RIP), Eddie Nsokera and Cainess Phiri aka Poly (RIP), took me to the BAT ground to watch my first ever organized football match between Yamaha Wanderers and Bata Bullets. This game has remained vivid in my mind because it was there and then that I made a decision to support…

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Jack ‘Africa’ Dies at 61

Forward Wanderers Technical Director and former Captain of Malawi National Team, Jack “Africa” Chamangwana died Sunday evening. According to information obtained from various sources Chamangwa passed at around 8 pm at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre. He has died at the age of 61 and his is the second capped National team player with 133 gamed to his name. Chamangwana was part of the 1978- 1979 East and Central Africa Challenge Cup winning squad. He made his…

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