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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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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FAM to Release 2019 Football Calendar Next Week

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Director of Competitions and Communications, Gomezgani Zakazaka has said the 2019/2020 football calendar will be released next week. Zakazaka told Malawi News Agency (Mana) in an interview Wednesday that everything concerning the draft of the calendar was finalized and that they were just waiting for the competitions committee to approve it in a meeting to be held next week. “Right now, the planning phase is over, it includes how we are going to progress,…

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Trio Battle It Out For Carlsberg Award

Three players are expected to battle it out for the award of the 2018 Carlsberg Cup Discovery of the Season following their impressive performance in the Carlsberg Cup tournament. The two, from newly-crowned Carlsberg Cup champions Masters Security, Midfielder and Captain Francis Mkonda and Forward Juma Yatina and Hangover United Midfielder Richard Rabson, have been nominated for the award by the Football Association of Malawi (FAM). In a letter from FAM released on Tuesday, the association’s Director of Competitions…

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‘Barcelona’ Confident of Beating Cameroon at Kamuzu Stadium

Malawi National Team, flames Coach Ronny van Geneugden (RVG) and his stand-in captain John Lanjesi say they are optimistic of causing an upset against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Tuesday. Malawi host the African champions in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group B qualifier at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre from 3pm. The Flames are ranked 125th—75 places below the West Africans—who lead Group B with seven points from three games.. The Flames, who lost narrowly 1-0 in…

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Kamuzu Stadium to Host Carlsberg Cup Final: Nomads Ready to Face Masters

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has announced the venue for the 2018 Carlsberg Cup Final scheduled to take place on October 20, 2018. After facing cup final drought for two years, Kamuzu Stadium is set to host the Be Forward Wanderers and Masters Security clash. FAM’s Competition Manager, Gomegzani Zakazaka confirmed the venue for the finals on Sunday. Nomads reached this stage after beating Hangover 3-0 on Sunday at Kamuzu Stadium courtesy of goals from Stanley Sanudi, Joseph Kamwendo…

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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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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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