Presidential Women Finals On This Weekend

The National Women Football Committee (NWFC) has announced that all is set for the Presidential Women’s Cup finals this weekend. NWFC chairperson Severia Chalira, who is also Football Association of Malawi (FAM) executive committee member, said the finals will take place Luwinga Sports Complex in Mzuzu. “Everything is in place and we are looking forward to exciting national finals. “We are just appealing to the fans from Mzuzu and other areas to come and witness this grand event,” she…

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GOtv Netball Champions League Bounces Back

The GOtv Netball Tournament, which was suspended by the sponsors-Muiltichoice Malawi- last year, is retuning this August. According to a press statement which was released on Tuesday and signed by the company’s Sales and Marketing Manager Chimwemwe Nyirenda, the competition will be played using the FAST 5 format in order to assist Malawi National Netball Team in preparation for 2017 World Series to take place in Australia in October this year. “The tournament will return this year around in…

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Athletics body supports “Be More Race”

Athletics Association of Malawi (AAM) has hailed Standard Bank’s Be More Race scheduled to take place in Lilongwe on July 30 saying it is a motivation to athletics in the country. AAM General Secretary Francis Chitembeya said the hosting of the race by the bank is a clear indication that it has the heart for the people. “The race is important to athletics as it is a motivation not only to athletes by to the association as a whole….

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Jnr Flames guns hard for 100 percent record

The Malawi Under-17 national soccer team is relishing a 100 percent record when they face hosts Mauritius on Wednesday in their last Group A match of the Cosafa Youth Championship in Port Louis. The Junior Flames won their two opening matches against Botswana (2-0) and Zimbabwe (5-0) to top the group. Wednesday’s encounter will determine the top team as they are tied on points but the Junior Flames have a better goal difference. Junior Flames coach DeKlerk Msakakuona has…

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Champs Wanderers survive Fish Eagles scare in Carlsberg Cup

Carlsberg Cup defending champions Be Forward Wanderers on Wednesday breathed a sigh of relief when they overcame lower league side Fish Eagles’ strong resistance to sail through into the last 16. The Nomads scraped through 6-5 after post-match penalties against the Mzuzu-based aside at Balaka Stadium after playing out a 1-all draw in regulation time. The Nomads took the lead in the 21st minute through Harry Nyirenda but Eagles equalised 10 minutes to recess through Brian Phiri. But the…

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Nyasa Big Bullets hit Where it Pains Most

Silver Strikers on Sunday beat Nyasa Big Bullets 2-1 at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe. Victor ‘Vibre’ Limbani opened the scoresheet for the Bankers against his former team in the eighth minute before Mathews Sibale added the second in the second half. However, Bullets fought on and reduced the arrears late into the game through Chiukepo Msowoya. Following the win, Silver are eighth with 14 points from eight games while Bullets are sixth with 15 points from 10 matches. Be…

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Fifa Condoles Malawi on BNS stampede

The World Football governing body Fifa has expressed shock and great sadness on the tragic stampede at Bingu National, Stadium in Lilongwe, which caused the death of eight people and injured more than 60 others, most of them children, during the independence day celebrations on Thursday, 6 July 2017. In a letter addressed to FAM president Walter Nyamilandu, Fifa president Gianni Infantino extended his sincerest condolences to Nyamilandu, FAM, the clubs NMC Big Bullets and Silver Strikers, as well…

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Slavery in African football, says FIFPRO
Theo Van Seggelen

In a shocking turn of events, the International Federation of Professional Footballers, FIFPro, has revealed that 41% of African footballers receive their salaries late or are not paid at all. According to the Secretary General of the international players union, FIFPro, Theo Van Seggelen, a labour market research of 14,000 players in 54 African countries found that 41% of football professionals do not get a salary and 45% earn less than $1,000 a month. Theo van Seggelen revealed this…

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Carlsberg fixtures out

The Football Association of Malawi has released the fixtures for the Calrsberg Cup round of 32 as follows: Wednesday 12th July 2017 Mtsiliza vs. Kamuzu Barracks Civo Stadium 14:30 hours NMC Big Bullets vs. Civil Sporting Club MDC Stadium 14:30 hours Azam Tigers vs. Cobbe Mpira Stadium 14:30 hours Mwanza Bo. Utd vs. Moyale Barracks Balaka Stadium 14:30 hours Dwangwa United vs. Mzuni FC Chitowe Stadium 14:30hours Thursday 13th July 2017 Polytechnic vs. Silver Strikers MDC Stadium 14:30 hours…

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Bullets Woes Continue As Rivals Nomads Shine in TNM Super League

Written By Richard Chinansi Nyasa Big Bullets aka the Peoples team woes to the start of the 2017 TNM Super league season still continue as they only managed to collect a single point out of a maximum 6 during their matches played in Lilongwe over the weekend. The people’s team was edged 1-0 on Saturday by Blue Eagles before drawing 0-0 with newcomers Masters Security 24 hours later. Coach Nswazurimo Ramadhan who promised that his charges were going to…

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