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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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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