‘Black Mamba’ in Flames Camp, Trains Strikers

Appalled by Malawi National football Team strikers’ horrible scoring record, former Flames goal scoring machine, Esau ‘Black Mamba’ Kanyenda has been roped in to train misfiring strikers ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AfCON) qualifiers against Cameroon on October12, 2018. Flame’s Coach, Ronny Van Geneugden (RVG) contacted Kanyenda, who now plays with Be Forward Wanderers to help in training strikers on to get goals. RVG observed that just like the other departments, strikers also needed specialized training….

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Harvesting Time: FAM President Walter Wins Seat on FIFA Council

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) President, Walter Nyamilandu, Sunday won a seat on the FIFA Council after beating South Africa’s Danny Jordan, 35-18 in the second round. The FIFA Council consists of 37 members: one President, elected by the FIFA Congress; eight Vice-Presidents, and 28 other members elected by the member associations – each for a term of four years. A minimum of one female representative must be elected per confederation. The President and the members of the Council…

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Tigers Invade Mzuni, Moyale Barracks

Blantyre based side, Tigers FC have invaded the northern region as they eye to collect maximum points when they face MZUNI and Moyale Barracks on over the weekend. Tigers will Face Mzuni on Saturday at Mzuzu stadium and 24 hours later they will battle it out with Moyale barracks. In an interview with Team Manager for Kau Kau Boys, Mapopa Msukwa on Thursday, he said his team is geared up return from the north with a much needed result…

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Karonga United Eyes Airtel Top 8

TNM Super league outfit, Karonga United Football Club (FC) says it has now set a target to be in the country’s Top 8 team after seemingly escaping the chop from the elite league. Karonga, who are sitting on position 10 with 28 points from 20 games played, say they are happy that they have accomplished what the team planned before the league’s kickoff. Coach Christopher Nyambose said Saturday after his team held Moyale Barracks FC to a 1-1 draw…

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Walter Continues to Cling to Power

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president, Walter Nyamilandu has vowed not to step down despite  calls from a section of the general public for his resignation. A section of soccer fans are baying for Nyamilandu’s head following Malawi national team’s (Flames) poor performance. However, Nyamilandu told members of the press on Wednesday at Mpira Village that he has constitutional mandate to lead the association until December, 2019. He emphasized that he cannot bow down to some people and that he will see…

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Capital City Derby Engulfs Lilongwe Soccer Fans

Lilongwe will once again be the centre of football attention on Saturday as Silver Strikers host Civil Sporting Club in a must-watch Capital City TNM Super League derby. While Civil Sporting Club is struggling despite lying on fourth position with 31 points, Silver Strikers have a chance to reduce the gap with Nyasa Big Bullets with three points should they win the match. The Central Bankers, lying second with 43 points from 21 games, can reduce the gap to…

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She-Flames Beat Madagascar

Malawi Women’s national football team defeated Madagascar 2-0 at the 2018 Cosafa Women’s Championship at Isaac Wolfson in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. This is the first victory for the team after they started the competition with a 2-0 loss to Botswana in the opening game at the same venue. Veteran striker Linda Kasenda and Zainab Kapanda were on target for She-Flames. It was the first victory for Chombo-Sadik since she was appointed head coach of the team, afyter she…

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Bullets Eyes Carlsberg Cup Championship

Nyasa Big Bullets says they look forward to defending the Carlsberg cup they won last season as they will be meeting Changalume Barracks at Kamuzu Stadium on Friday, September 14. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Thursday, Bullets team Manager James Chilapondwa said the Friday game was a tricky fixture as they were meeting with a division side team which they (Bullets) were unaware of their game plan. “The boys have been told to put an…

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Mutharika Decorated with Nelson Mandela Leadership Award

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Thursday received a Nelson Mandela Leadership Award from the Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) in recognition for his development efforts in the country, particularly aimed at empowering women and the youth. The award was presented to the President by PIM’s foreign mission representative, Dr. Terrence Griffiths during the opening of the Aida Chilembwe Community Technical College which is situated at the PIM headquarters in Chiradzuru. Presenting the award, Dr. Griffiths said the PIM foreign…

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Noma Yanga Promo Receives Overwhelming Response

Be Forward Wanderers SMS campaign dubbed ‘Noma yanga’ has received overwhelming response from the Wanderers supporters barely three weeks after being launched. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday in Blantyre, Wanderers General Secretary, Mike Butao said that over 3, 000 supporters have subscribed for the promotion. He said that, “we should thank the supporters for they have received the campaign positively though there were a number of problems which needed to be addressed. “At first,…

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