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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Gone Too Soon Junior Flames Player Mwakilama

Junior Flames and Sporting Clube Esmoriz of Portugal striker Abel Mwakilama  died Friday afternoon in Portugal after short time battle with Malaria. Malawi National Team’s Manager, James Sangala confirmed the sad development in Football Association of Malawi’s Official  whatsapp group on Friday evening. “I can confirm of the sad news. I spoke with Richard Mbulu and his agent in Mozambique,” he said. Mwakilama joined Clube de Esmoriz in January from Chitipa United where he made his name before helping…

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Nomads Apologize for Charity Shield Poor Showing

Be Forward Wanderers have expressed disappointment over their 1-0 defeat to Kamuzu Barracks, in the third place of the FAM Charity on Saturday at Bingu National Stadium. Second half goal courtesy of Diof Simaone, saw the soldiers side claim a famous home victory. It was a back to back defeat for the Nomads following their 2-0 defeat to Silver Strikers the previous day on the same venue. Be Forward Wanderers captain, Alfred Manyozo jnr in an interview with Malawi…

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Patrick Mabedi Rebuffs Flames

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that their assistant coach, Patrick Mabedi, has turned down a request to assist at the Malawian national team. The Malawian FA confirmed to the Siya crew earlier this week that Mabedi had been roped in to be an assistant with The Flames, but that he would only do it on a part-time basis. Now though, Chiefs say that the former Amakhosi player has turned it down as he is focused on his job with the…

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Four Teams to Compete in 2018 FA Charity Shield

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has announced the change of format in the 2018 FA Charity Shield which will have four teams participating in the competition from only previously. FAM Finance Director, Limbani Matola told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday in Blantyre that this season four teams namely; Be Forward Wanderers, Nyasa Big Bullets, Kamuzu Barracks and Silver Strikers will participate in the Charity Shiled. He disclosed that the competition scheduled for two days would kick– off on March…

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FAM Clears Nchalo United On Match Fixing

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) hereby wishes to inform the general public that, on 3rd February 2018, a disciplinary hearing was convened against Nchalo United FC, Mr. George Azizi Nyirenda, Mr. Limbani Chisambi, Mr. Stephano Gomani, Mr. Lameck Phiri and Mr. Jimmy Nangantani Phiri on an allegation of matching fixing or trying to fix the match during the 2017 Carlsberg Cup Round of 32 match involving Chitipa United FC and Nchalo United FC played on 13th July 2017…

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Flames Regroups Sunday, Nyasa Bullets Dominates Squad

Malawi National Football Team, the Flames is expected to start training camp on Sunday at Mpira Village in Chiwembe, Blantyre ahead of the team’s upcoming assignments. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) General Secretary, Alfred Gift Gunda said the players would undergo intensive medical checkups before starting the paces. “Players are expected to report either on Sunday, February 04 or Monday February 05, 2018 where they will undergo medical checkups before the commencement of training,” Gunda said in a statement….

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Nchalo United Match-Fixing Scandal Verdict Saturday

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has said the verdict involving Nchalo United officials over the alleged match-fixing scandal will be determined today in Blantyre. The case came to light when four Mzuzu-based referees were found guilty of allegedly pocketing a K15, 000 bribe to manipulate the result of the Carlsberg Cup round of 16 match between Chitipa United and Nchalo United which took place at Mzuzu Stadium on 13 July 2017. The four referees, namely Limbani Chisambi, Aziz Nyirenda,…

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Breaking: Be Forward Wanderers Withdraw from CAf Champions League

Malawi’s Super League Defending Champions Be Forward Wanderers have withdrawn from the CAF champion’s league tournament. According to local media reports, Wanderers General Secretary Mike Butao has written Football Association of Malawi(FAM) to notify CAF of their decision to pull out due to circumstances he did not disclose. Wanderers  was suppose to travel to Democratic Republic of Congo early February for their first away leg of the CAF Champions League tie against AS Vita.  

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Karonga United Needs Over MK55 Million

Newly promoted Karonga united will need at least K55 million for it to participate fully in the 2018 TNM Super League. Chairperson for the Club, Alufeyo Chipanga said this Monday in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Karonga that any contribution to the team would be welcomed. He said the club has a budget of K55 million to be used during the coming season and this could be achieved if many stakeholders would be forthcoming to assist….

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