Malawi Chess Association inspires school students to tree planting initiative

By Chimthere Alfred, Chessam Publicist Chess Association of Malawi (Chessam), led by its president Susan Namangale, on Friday championed a tree planting exercise with students at Kamuzu Barracks Secondary School in Lilongwe and simultaneously donated two chess sets to the school’s club. The ambience at the campus was all green as Namangale grabbed the opportunity to inspire the students on the benefit of trees in relation to chess. “Chess require individuals to think moves ahead, which means that planning…

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Stewart The Cyclist plans another daring charity cycle; 30.2kms saddle-less up Khwekhwerere route

By Duncan Mlanjira Stewart The Cyclist, Stewart Kambewa, who shot to fame when he, together with his colleague Kwame Kaira when they cycled 1,149km in 8 days from Nsanje to Chitipa in September 2016 to raise funds towards building boreholes in some communities of the country, has come up with another daring adventure on April 20 — to cycle saddle-less for 30.2kms and half of it uphill. And this time it is in aid of raising every day needs…

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Bullets Plans On Having Club Competition

By Mphatso Sam Nyasa Big Bullets has said it plans to have its own club competition for teams in the southern part of Africa, the Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) region in the next three years. Bullets recently hosted the Nyasa Big Bullets Challenge, which it says would be an annual pre-season tournament which would run for the next five years and would be featuring both international and local teams. Bullets Senior Business Development Manager, Kelvin Moyo…

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Ntopwa Opts for Kamuzu, Chiwembe Stadiums

By Mphatso Sam, MANA Newly-promoted TNM Super League side, Ntopwa FC has said it would be playing its home games at Kamuzu and Chiwembe Stadiums in the 2019 season. Confirming the development on Wednesday, Ntopwa FC Technical Director and Owner, Isaac Jomo Osman said they already informed the league’s governing body, the Super League of Malawi (SULOM) on the decision. “We have already told them about that and we have also signed a contract with management of Kamuzu Stadium…

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Chazama Dresses up Schools with Sports Uniform

By Solister Mogha, MANA Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Blantyre North East, Cecelia Chazama on Thursday donated sports uniform to 27 primary schools in her constituency. She donated netball and football, exercise books, pens and plain papers to be used by teachers. Speaking at Lunzu primary ground, Chazama said sports is one of her priority areas as among others, it offers opportunities for the youth to develop physically as well as mentally. She said for…

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Volleyball referee funds himself to upgrade at Zambia national refereeing course

By Duncan Mlanjira Volleyball enthusiast, Trust Mtegha has funded himself to attend the National Refereeing Course, which has been organised by Zambian Volletball Federation from February 28 to March 5 in Lusaka catering for the southern African region Zambia Volleyball Association). Mtegha applauded Volleyball Association of Malawi (VAM) officials for facilitating that he gets enrolled to attend the course that will make him a certified referee. “The last time we had a national referees course in Malawi is reported…

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SULOM elects new blood

By Duncan Mlanjira Super League of Malawi (SULOM) held its elective annual general meeting (AGM) on Saturday where it ushered in new blood, now to be headed by its former treasurer, Tiya Somba Banda, who went in unopposed. His deputy is Major Gilbert Mittawa, who trounced Albert Mtungambera Harawa while Tiya’s former post was taken by Malinda Chinyama, who beat Chifundo Makande and Ernest Mangani. Williams Banda retained his post of general secretary unopposed but his deputy is Zacharia…

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FAM, SULOM endorse Football Journalists Association

By Duncan Mlanjira Malawi’s Football Journalists Association (FJA) was officially launched on Friday at Red Zebra Lodge in Salima, which was graced by Football Association of Malawi (FAM), Super League of Malawi (SULOM) as well as Southern Region Football Association, and all three endorsed the existence of the new grouping whose aim is promote and maintain a high professional standard among journalists who specialise in football. Guest of honour at the launch, FAM’s Chief Executive Officer Alfred Gunda said…

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Malawian Airlines, SEED-CO sponsor golfer Chidale to participate at Kenya Safari Tour

By Duncan Mlanjira Malawian Airlines have come to the rescue of Malawi Professional Golfers Association (PGAMW) by sponsoring a return air ticket for golfer Paul Chidale to participate at the Safari Tour in Nairobi, Kenya to take place from Sunday, February 24. PGAMW will only be required to pay government taxes, which has already been paid, according to President Patridge Shycal, who applauded Malawian Airlines gesture, saying they don’t take the donation for granted. “We wish Mr. Chidale all…

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FAM Officials to Attend Fitness Course in South Africa

By Mphatso Sam, MANA Two Football Association of Malawi (FAM) technical officials will on Friday travel to South Africa for a two-day Confederation of African Football (CAF) equipment physical fitness workshop. FAM Youth Football Development Officer, James Sangala and National Referees Fitness Instructor, Moffat Champiti will attend the course aimed at equipping the technical officials with skills on how to use the electronic physical fitness performance devices used for monitoring performance of athletes. According to FAM’s Director of Competitions…

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