Support Battalion finish second

Support Battalion on Saturday finished as runners-up in the K6 million (about $15 000) Chipiku Lilongwe and Districts Football League Premiership despite stuttering in their last game. The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) side played to a goalless draw against Chriz Allan at Mponela ground. Support have finished on 76 points, six behind the champions Airborne…

The Lilongwe and Districts Football League (LDFL) has written the Nation Referees Committee (NRC) expressing concern over biased officiation in the 2013-2014 season which ends on February 2, The Nation has learnt. The letter, dated January 22, headline ‘Poor Officiation’ and copied to Football Association of Malawi is co-signed by the league’s chairperson Dini Josaya…

The K1 million Professor Arthur Mutharika Women Football League starts in the Central Region tomorrow without defending champions DD Sunshine. Central Region Women Football League (CRWFL) general secretary Faggie Kazingatchire said DD Sunshine have not registered for the season. “We reminded them several times to register, but they did not come. We had no choice…

Airborne Rangers earn Super League Promotion

Airborne Rangers on Saturday earned Super League promotion after they bagged maximum points on in the K6 million Chipiku Lilongwe and Districts Football League (LDFL) Premier Division game. The soldiers edged 10-man Black Eagles 1-0 before a huge patronage at Lilongwe Technical College ground. Among the patronage were coaches from Super League teams such as…

Standard Bank Group targets mobile money

The Standard Bank Group says growing mobile banking business is a key part of its strategy for supporting profitability and market leadership in Malawi. The bank’s group Joint chief executive Ben Kruger said Friday after a two-day visit of the Malawi operation, that the future face of money transactions in Africa is looking increasingly mobile…

  Support Battalion have dislodged Kasungu Police at the summit of the K6 million (about $15 000) Chipiku Lilongwe and Districts Football League Premier Division. The soldiers made use of home-ground advantage to overtake the cops on goal difference. On Saturday, Support Battalion beat Hard Knockers 1-0 through an Edward Chitsulo [not the journalist] first-half…

Kasungu Police, Airborne share top seat

  Kasungu Police and Airborne Rangers are sharing the top seat in the K6 million (about $15 000) Chipiku Lilongwe and Districts Football League (LDFL) Premier Division. Airborne collected full points from their two away games last weekend while Kasungu Police bagged four points from a possible six. Kasungu Police are advantaged at top on…

Kazisonga captains Zimbabwe side

Malawi national women football team captain Chisomo Kazisonga has been entrusted with the captaincy at Zimbabwe side Conduit Soccer Academy (Cosa). A former Skippers captain confirmed the news on Thursday on Facebook. Kazisonga, who described the development as a milestone in her football career, said the move caught her unawares. “This means so much to…

Kasenda inspires Skippers to PIS glory

Linda Kasenda on Sunday inspired Skippers FC to their first Presidential Initiative on Sports (PIS) Women Football Cup win at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe. Kasenda scored four goals in the 5-0 triumph over Zomba City Queens to emerge national champions. She also retained the Golden Boot Award that saw her pocketing K50 000 (about $125).…

Woman arrested for deserting 4-month-old baby

Police at Kanengo Station on Monday arrested a 19-year old girl for allegedly deserting a four-month-old baby boy at Area 25, Lilongwe. Station assistant public relations officer, woman constable Salome Chibwana, confirmed the arrest of Sugeni Misheck. Misheck comes from Bakita Village, Traditional Authority Msanama in Balaka. Chibwana said the baby was dumped outside someone’s residence in…