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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Cameroon Are 2017 AFCON Champions as they Edge Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling final

Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 and seal a fifth Africa Cup of Nations in a thrilling, edgy final. Substitute Vincent Aboubakar swept in the winner two minutes from time, flicking the ball over defender Ali Gabr and thumping it home. Nicolas Nkoulou had earlier equalised for Cameroon, rising highest to power in a header on the hour mark. The equaliser cancelled out Mohamed Elneny’s opener on 22 minutes with a beautifully taken near-post strike. The wild…

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Kamwendo Quits Be Forward Wanderers?

Mighty Be Forward Midfield Dynamo Joseph Kamwendo has finally quit Mighty Be Forward Wanderers the local media has reported. This development has just two months in his contract with the Lali Lubani side. He is said to have made the decision because of disagreements with club management over some terms in his two year contract. However, there have been mixing reports about the players decision to quit his 13 year romance with the side where he helped it win…

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Malawi draw with Guangzhou

Flames gave away a 2-0 second half lead to draw 2 all with Chinese top league outfit Guangzhou during a friendly international football match marking the official opening of Bingu National Stadium (BNS) in Lilongwe. The Flames took the lead after 34 minutes when Silver Strikers` forward Binwell Katinji scored from close range finishing off a Stanley Sanudi’s cross. The Flames scored the second 17 minutes into the second half after when Katinji dispossessed Guangzhou defender Jang Hyunsoo in…

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South African gospel star Lundi Tyamara dies

South African popular gospel artist Lundi Tyamara has died at the age of 38. Tyamara’s family says he passed away just after midnight at the Edenvale Hospital​. He was being treated for abdominal Tuberculosis (TB) and a liver condition. As family members and supporters of the gospel artist reflect on his life, he’s been hailed as a special person who was always a light in the dark tunnel. An emotional family spokesperson Anele Hlazo says, “Lundi was like a…

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Govt Prints 40,000 tickets for Bingu Stadium

The Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development Henry Mussa has said government has printed 40 000 tickets which will be up for free distribution at the launch of the Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe on Saturday. The launch, which is expected to be graced by President Peter Mutharika, will have an international football match between Malawi and Chinese club Guangzhou R&F, as the main event. “We will stick to the capacity of the stadium which is 40…

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KB Dominate TNM Awards

Kamuzu Barracks (KB) FC outstanding performance in the 2016 TNM Super League season was underlined last weekend when they won the bulk of the awards. KB became the first Malawi Defence Force (MDF) side to win the title and for their feat, they carted home K15 million champion’s prize. They also went away with the most improved team accolade. That was not all. KB were also rewarded with the best technical panel award—a fitting reward to coach Billy Phambala…

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