Bombshell: TNM Finally withdraws Super League sponsorship

TNM on Tuesday officially announced the withdrawal of the Super League sponsorship, ending a 10-year romance with the country’s flagship football league. The development a ruling by the Competition and Fair Trade Commission (CFTC) that the mobile and data service provider’s contract with the Super League of Malawi (Sulom) has unfair trade practice clauses. It also came just two weeks before the commencement of the 2017 season. A statement signed by the company’s chief executive officer (CEO) Douglas Stevenson…

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Issa Hayatou ousted after 29 years as CAF president

Ahmad of Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset on Thursday, ousting Issa Hayatou, the long-serving president of the Confederation of African Football, in an election at the organisation’s congress in Ethiopia. The 57-year-old former government minister, who goes by just a single name, won the CAF presidency by 34 votes to 20 in the poll, bringing to a surprise end the 29-year tenure of the 70-year-old Hayatou, who is from Cameroon. The result was greeted by cheers at the…

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Joseph Kamwendo Changes Tune, Apologizes to Nomads Family

Exciting Midfielder Joseph Kamwendo has apologized to Mighty Be Forward Wanderers family and has since resumed training at club. Kamwendo back at Lali Rubani, apologises to Wanderers family Kamwendo also trashed claims that he pocketed money from the newly promoted Super League side Master Security to dump the Nomads. In a statement posted on Wanderers official facebook account, Kamwendo said he is a “true Wanderers son” and that his decision to stay put at Wanderers will clear the allegations….

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2017 PIS Press Release

6th March 2017 Press Release 2017 PRESIDENTIAL CUP The Football Association of Malawi is hereby informing the General Public on the commencement of the 2017 President Initiative on Sports Football programme which is sponsored by Malawi Government to the tune of MK60 million. The PIS for 2017 will take a different format from the past 6 editions following Malawi Government’s endorsement of FAM’s proposal to turn the porgramme into a developmental one and taking out Super League and Regional…

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Gomezgani Zakazaka to facilitate Fifa course in Zimbabwe

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Competitions and Media manager Gomezgani Zakazaka has been appointed by Fifa to lead the Fifa connect workshop in Zimbabwe on March 1 and 2. Zakazaka, who is to set leave on Tuesday, is the lead trainer for the workshop aimed at training Zimbabwe FA staff, affiliates and clubs on the Fifa Connect platform. “Gome as the lead trainer to train the MA staff so that the MA staff can execute testing on the system…

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FAM GS Gunda to attend Fifa summit

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) general secretary Alfred Gunda will attend a Fifa summit to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday and Thursday. At the summit, Fifa president Gianni Infantino is scheduled to meet more than 50 presidents of African football associations in an unprecedented summit. Each of the continent’s 54 member countries have been invited to the executive summit with Infantino, called to discuss general issues in the game and explain Fifa’s plans to expand the…

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FAM Adopts Two Systeams

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) is pleased to announce the adoption of two systems, the FIFA Connect and FIFA Domestic Transfer Matching System (DTMS) with effect from 07 February 2017 and 14 February 2017 respectively. FAM Competitions and Media manager Gomezgani Zakazaka, who is the Business Manager for the Connect platform to be called Mpira Connect and Transfer system Manager Casper JANGALE have confirmed about the development. The FIFA Connect is a global football stakeholder registration programme that…

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Be Professional, Football Team Doctors Advised

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has urged football team doctors to look beyond treating normal football injuries and take responsibility in enforcing ant doping measures at their respective teams. FAM Executive Committee member Daud Suleman made the remarks when he officially opened a four day Sports Medicine workshop at the Mpira Village in Blantyre on Monday 13 February 2017. Suleiman said team doctors fail to monitor the lifestyle’s of their players, who are subjected to numerous substances that…

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Chiukepo Hits an own goal in debut match as Phiri Jnr is hailed

Flames striker Chiukepo Msowoya scored an own goal in his debut for South African Premier Soccer League side Golden Arrows as they went down 5-2 to leaders Supersport United in a mid-week fixture. Msowoya was unfortunate to head into his own net from a freekick in an attempt to clear the ball. At that stage, Arrows were trailing 3-1. But his compatriot and team-mate Limbikani Mzava said the burly forward will recover from the lapse. “Being his first official…

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Gabadinho Hits a Brace as Bidvest Pound Ajax 5-0 in ABSA PSL

Malawi National Soccer Side razor-sharp forward Frank Gabadinho Mhango was on song again when he fired a brace to help his side Bidvest Wits pound out of thoughts Ajax Cape Town 5-0 in Absa Soccer Premier Bet match played at Bidvest Stadium Tuesday night. The Former Big Bullets star forward managed the feat after being introduced from the bench. Mhango, now with five League goals six short of leading scorer Tendai Ndoro of Orlando Pirates, was the only Malawian…

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