Time for Malawi football to reap fruits of Nyamilandu’s appointment as FIFA Council member

By Duncan Mlanjira Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu has finally come out in the open that he shall seek re-election at the forthcoming annual general meeting on December 20, saying he has unfinished business as he has just recently been elected as a member of the FIFA Council. He says time has now come for the entire Malawi football fraternity to reap the fruits of his appointment as a member of the world football governing body….

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Malawian Taekwondo athlete wins silver medal in London championship

By Duncan Mlanjira Malawian Taekwondo athlete, Yamikani Guba, who is serving in the British Army, won the silver medal at the London International Open championships held at Lee Valley Athletics Centre on Sunday organised by the Universal Taekwondo Federation (UTF). Yamikani represented his British Army Taekwondo team in the heavyweight category +87kgs, had four KO’s and lost in the extra time of the finals stage. Guba says he is now looking forward to the British National Championships which will…

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Vegetable businessman wins Premier Bet K51m pay out from just K150 investment

By Duncan Mlanjira Vegetable businessmen based in Machinjiri, Blantyre on Wednesday went back home a very happy many when he was presented a K51 million cheque pay out after investing just K150 in 23 tickets of Premier Bet. The 28-year-old Andrew Jordan said he has been betting since 2016 and was only winning small chunks which were satisfactory but never imagined he would ever hit such a jackpot. He said his immediate plans is first to buy his own…

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Over K5 million raised from Old Mutual Run 4 Reforestation half marathon

By Duncan Mlanjira The second edition of the Run 4 Reforestation half marathon held on September 7 in aid of raising funds towards tree planting and conservation of Zomba Plateau, raised K5,128,450 and identified two athletes to participate at the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon in South Africa on an all-expenses-paid trip, courtesy of Old Mutual. Held along the trails of Zomba Plateau itself, the race attracted a total of  390, both local and international. The main 21km had 54…

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Rab Processors partners with 2019 Blantyre City Marathon

By Duncan Mlanjira Rab Processors, have partnered with organizers of the 2019 Blantyre City Marathon scheduled for October 13 in which the company shall provide 1,000 bottles of Vital Premium purified still water in 500ml bottles. Rab Processors are also sponsors of the Southern Region Football League through their juice brand, ThumbsUp, as well providing training and match day with Vital Premium purified still water for the Malawi national football team. “We are a company so concerned with society’s…

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2019 FISD Challenge Cup champions to receive K20 million prize money

By Duncan Mlanjira This year’s FISD Challenge Cup champions will cart home a cool K20 million as prize money, up from K16 million which last year’s winners, Mighty Be Forward Wanderers received. This was disclosed last week at Football Association of Malawi’s Mpira Village in Blantyre by the sponsors’ Chief External Operations Affairs Manager, Jack Kujaliwa, who added that the runners-up will receive K7 million with K2 million each going to the losing semifinalists. There is also a starter…

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2019 Malawi Warm Heart Pro Tour set for November

By Duncan Mlanjira Professional Golfers Association in Malawi (PGAMW) has set November 14-16 as the dates for its second edition of its flagship golf tournament, the Malawi Warm Heart Pro Tour that attracts foreign participation. In a press statement PGAMW president Patridge Shycal is since appealing for co-sponsorship from respective corporate companies Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), local and international NGOs as this falls under marketing the country’s tourism. “We guarantee our prospective partners or sponsors’ visibility and value for…

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FAM thrilled with K25m prize money for winners of new FDH Bank League Cup

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has applauded the partnership it is enjoying with FDH Bank for the past three years that has culminated into a bigger and lucrative deal — a new national cup competition that has just hit the football arena following the new sponsorship from FDH Bank at K90 million to be called FDH Bank League Cup, whose winners shall receive a whopping K25 million. At the unveiling ceremony held on Thursday at Mpira Village in Blantyre…

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Kumwamba making admirable strides for Mulanje athletics

The mountain trail challenge, Mulanje Mountain Porters Race, celebrated its 23rd anniversary in July and over the years it has produced several excellent long distance runners, such as Theresa Master, Doris Fisher, Evance Nyazule among others, who have made their mark in other local races. But one huge product is Edson Kumwamba, who has since become Malawi’s international mountain trail long distance (Ultra marathon) specialist after he trekked down to South Africa for greener pastures, where he then joined high…

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SA-based athletes donate training gear to Mulanje Athletic Club

South Africa-based long distance athletes, Peter Chiwaya, Imran Paya, Stanley Mwakhiwa and Gloria Chitedze have sent a consignment of training vests and shoes for the newly-formed Mulanje Athletic Club, which is being managed by international mountain trail long distance (Ultra marathon) specialist, Edson Kumwamba. And interestingly, the South Africa-based athletes are in touch with Stewart Kambewa, the cyclist who cycled 30.4km saddless up the meandering Masasa-Golomoti escarpment road, popularly known as Khwekhwerere route in aid of the good welfare of…

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