Moyale vow to break semis’ jinx

Moyale Barracks assistant coach Charles Kamanga has said they look forward to breaking their semi-final jinx when they face Nyasa Big Bullets in the Fisd Challenge Cup. The Mzuzu-based Malawi Defence Force (MDF) sponsored outfit thumped minnows Umodzi from Nsanje 8-1 at Kalulu Stadium in Nchalo, Chiikwawa on Thursday to set up a semi-final clash…

Villa FC retain Union U-14 championship

  Villa FC on Mother’s Day retained the Union Building Contractor Under-14 Football  Trophy after beating  Black Rangers 1-0 in the final played at Chilinde Primary School ground in Lilongwe. Adiel Kaduya, who also scooped the Golden Boot Award, scored the lone goal in the second half. In post-match interview, Villa coach Lovemore Chisambi attributed…

Chidale set for Swaziland tourney

  Malawi’s sole professional golfer Paul Chidale is set to take to the Royal Swazi Sun Country Club golf course in Mbabane this morning for the Lombaard Classic pre-tournament qualifiers. The tournament is part of the Sunshine Tour and this will be Chidale’s third attempt this year in his bid to make the grade on…

CR pool body has new chair

  Harry Kaumphawi is the new Central Region Pool Committee (CRPC) chairperson after beating his predecessor Franco Banda during elections held on Saturday in Lilongwe. Kaumphawi, who sponsors Zees pool club, amassed 38 votes against Banda’s 12 while Nerd Selemani came third with six votes. Out of  six members who were seeking re-election, only Brutus…

KB volleyball team survives Eagles’ scare

  Kamuzu Barracks on Sunday survived Blue Eagles’ scare when they came from behind to win 3-2 in Sempha Investments Central Region Volleyball League (CRVL) at Lilongwe Community Centre Court. The soldiers earned the victory courtesy of a set decider. They have created a three-point lead at the top of the table, with nine points…

K25m Gateway Netball Cup launched

  The K25 million Gateway Netball Challenge Cup was launched on Saturday at Ntcheu Secondary School ground where the sponsor challenged Central Region Netball Committee (CRNC)  to use the tournament in identifying hidden talent. The competition will throw off on April 22 in all Central Region districts, and is expected to end in October. During…

Poor officiation marred 2016 season—CRFA

Poor officiation marred the Chipiku Central Region Football Association (CRFA) league in the 2016 season, according to the association’s general secretary Bernard Chiwiruwiru-Harawa. Chiwiruwiru-Harawa said this on Saturday at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lilongwe. He said there were unsubstantiated allegations that some teams contributed to poor or biased officiation through bribes. Said…

Queens to host Botswana

Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has started preparations for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia by arranging a friendly game for the Queens. The Queens will host Botswana in a testing match during the first week of May, according to NAM president Rosy Chinunda. Queens assistant coach Sam Kanyenda has also confirmed the…

Gateway Netball Cup sponsorhsip up to K25m

Mpico company has increased sponsorship of the Gateway Netball Challenge Cup from K8 million to K25 million. Mpico marketing and operations manager Ellen Nyasulu unveiled the sponsorship package on Wednesday during a press briefing at Gateway Mall Conference Room in Lilongwe. From the package, K19 million will go towards prize money while K6 million will…

Kazisonga provides assists in 10-3 victory

Malawian woman footballer Chisomo Kazisonga on Sunday provided three assists as her team Altera Porta thumped UDFC Hof beiStraden 10-3 to start the Austrian  2 Frauenliga  second round on a high note. Altera Porta, are third in a 12-member league. They have 26 points from 13 games, having won eight, drawn two and lost three.…

Basmal secures K7m national tourney sponsorship

  Basketball Association of Malawi (Basmal) has secured  K7 million sponsorship for men’s national championship. Basmal general secretary,Edgar Ng’ong’ola said details of the sponsorship will be disclosed at a press briefing to be held soon. “A sponsor has already been identified for this year’s national finals and we will unveil the sponsor at a press…

No transfer window extension

Super League of Malawi (Sulom) will not extend the transfer window for 2017 season despite the kick-off date being uncertain. Sulom general secretary Williams Banda told The Nation on Wednesday that closing date for transfers still remains March 31. The league was supposed to start on April 9, but it has been postponed indefinitely following…

Tabitha’s side in Swedish Cup semis

  Malawi women’s football team striker Tabitha Chawinga’s Swedish side Kvarnsvedens IK on Wednesday reached the semi-finals of the Swedish Women Football Cup. Kvarnsvedens IK beat Kristiansted 6-5 on post match penalties at Ljungbergsplane stadium. The quarter-final game ended 1-1 after regulation time. Sjalvmal cancelled Kvarnsvedens IK’s lead in the 44th minute after former DD…