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…

No prize money for CRVL

Central Region Volleyball League (CRVL) has no prize money for 2016 season top three teams in men’s and women’s categories. Kamuzu Barracks were champions in Category A, LL Spikers as runners-up and Blue Eagles as third-placed. LL Smashers won category B, Red Busters were runners-up while Prison Troopers finished third. In the ladies league, Blue…

All set for Chipiku prize presentation

Chipiku Central Region Football Association (CRFA) will tomorrow hold the 2016 prize presentation at Police Headquarters in Area 30, Lilongwe. The ceremony was supposed to take place last Saturday, but it was postponed at the eleventh hour because sponsors from Chipiku Stores were outside the country. The league ended last year in December with Masters…

Chigamula increases pool sponsorship

  Central Region Pool League (CRPL) sponsorship for 2017 season has been increased from K750 000 to K1 million. The sponsor Lefnos Chigamula announced the new package during the prize presentation ceremony held at Incognito Place in Area 25 in Lilongwe on Sunday. Chigamula said he was impressed with the way CRPL has run the…

Salima Football League launched

  Salima District Football Association (SDFA) on Sunday officially launched the K1.5 million league at Salima District Community Stadium. The sponsorship will rise to K2 million after Salima West member of Parliament Felix Jumbe, who graced the launch, pledged K500 000. The league has 15 teams. The league is sponsored by contributions from well-wishers in…

DD Sunshine are Central Region champs

  DD Sunshine are the 2016 Central Region Women Football League Champions after they bagged full points in their last two games. Sunshine beat Skippers 1-0 before being awarded full points after Dowa Stars failed to show up for their last game of the league. With the wins, they have finished the league with 36…

In form Tabitha targets 25 goals

  Malawi women’s football overseas export Tabitha Chawinga has set a target of 25 goals this season in the Damallsvenskan Premiership League in Sweden. Her campaign started on Sunday when she scored in a 2-1 victory over Umea FC in the opener. She scored the second goal in the 81st minute after Tiffany Weimer scored…

18 qualify for Volley Championship

  Eighteen teams have qualified for the three-day national finals of the K2.5 million Airtel Volleyball Championships scheduled for August 26 at Kumudzi Eco Learning Centre in Lilongwe. The men’s category has 10 teams while the women’s category has eight teams, following qualifiers held over the weekend in all the country’s three regions. Lilongwe Spikers,…

Carlsberg launches pool tourney

  Carlsberg Malawi Limited has made marriage vows with Malawi Pool Association (Mapa) as its official sponsor through their Special Brew brand. Carlsberg trade manager Frank Binauli made the assurance on Saturday at the launch of the K3 million Special Brew National Championship, which also saw the start of the Central Region qualifiers at Ls…

CRVL Airtel tourney qualifiers tomorrow

Central Region Volleyball League (CRVL) will tomorrow hold the K2.5 million Airtel National Tournament qualifiers at Lilongwe Community Centre court, in Lilongwe. The tournament will be competed in both men’s and women’s categories. According to CRVL spokesperson Peter Pemba, the games will be played in round robin format. “We might have two venues hosting the…

DD Sunshine are CR Pres Cup champs

  DD Sunshine will represent Central Region at the National  Presidential Women Football Cup finals after beating their rivals Skippers 4-2 on post-match penalties at Nankhaka Stadium in Lilongwe on Sunday. The game ended goalless in regulation time. The national finals will be held in Lilongwe on July 17. Eluby Botomani, Madina Ngulube, Fanny Mwale…

Katoto win Kumudzi Volleyball Tourney

  Katoto Trickers on Sunday emerged as inaugural champions of the K500 000 (about $750) Kumudzi Ladies Volleyball Tournament after beating Blue Eagles 3-0 in the finals at Kumudzi Centre in Lilongwe. The Northern Region Volleyball League (NRVL) side, which participated in the contest as guests won the three sets 25-20, 25-19 and 25-21. To…

Treatment starts Chigumula Pool on high note

  Treatment on Saturday started the Lefnos Chigumula Central Region Pool League (CRPL) campaign on a high note after they beat Infinity 6-2 at Kanengo, Lilongwe. Treatment led 3-1 at half time through George Dickson, Kondwani Mphande and Wilson Kanyoza. The home side sealed victory when Rodrick ‘Teacher’ Square beat Mark Likoswe on frame number…