Bekeshu or kwasa-kwasa?

  The taunts came from everywhere after Be Forward Wanderers and Masters Security came back with a deluge of goals from their respective tours of duty in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Angola where they collectively lost 9-0. In the heat of the taunts, there was a ‘plea’ that the two teams should…

Mwale, Kaunga shine in BSC fundraiser golf

  Former captains Sam Mwale and Webster Kaunga shone like a flare in the annual Blantyre Sports Club (BSC) fundraising golf tournament on Saturday. The tournament, dubbed ‘Love is in the Air’ in the spirit of Valentine, attracted a 57 strong-field and was preceeded by a Valentine dinner and dance. Playing off handicap (h/c) 14,…

Gaba nets a beauty, Mzava also on target

  “Sheer class!” This was a SuperSport commentator’s description of striker Frank ‘Gabadinho’ Mhango’s fabulous goal on Saturday when he drew first blood for Bidvest Wits in their 2-1 win over Golden Arrows in a South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) match. To add extra spice, Gabadinho’s compatriot and Flames captain Limbikani ‘Pupa’ Mzava netted…

Sanudi faces disciplinary action over clip

Be Forward Wanderers right-back Stanley ‘Nyima’ Sanudi faces disciplinary action following a video clip posted on social media which shows him flashing banknotes he describes as his ‘change’ from their recent DRC nightmare trip. The Nomads, who suffered a 4-0 humiliation at the hands of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) side AS Vita last Sunday…

Nomads polls postponed

  Be Forward Wanderers FC trustees have defended the move to postpone the team’s executive committee elections until after their CAF Champions League campaign. The Nomads were scheduled to go to the polls on February 25, but their board of trustees chairperson Rashid ‘Rashy’ Gaffar yesterday confirmed that the elections have been put on hold.…

Masters for damage limitation

Masters Security FC coach Abbas Makawa has said they will be out to save face when they start preparations today for the CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round second leg tie against Angola’s Atletico Petroleos de Luanda. After suffering a 5-0 demolition last Saturday in Luanda, Masters host Petro Atletico on Tuesday at Bingu National Stadium…

Chairperson of Public Affairs Committee (PAC), I would accept the harsh reality that people have lost confidence in my faith-based institution after the failed initial street demonstrations to push for electoral reforms laws. If I were the Reverend Chingota, I would admit that PAC missed the plot terribly by postponing the initial demonstrations and, therefore,…

Flames to face Uganda

  The Flames have secured an international friendly match against Uganda’s Cranes on March 17 which will be a Fifa calendar date. The match, to be played in Kampala, is part of the Flames’ preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu said this follows…

Nomads dance kwasa-kwasa

  Relentlessly torn apart, ruthlessly executed. Be Forward Wanderers’ CAF Champions League campaign could be as good as over following their 4-0 humiliation yesterday at the hands of AS Vita in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Collectively Malawian teams have lost 9-0 following Masters Security’s 5-0 demolition at the hands of Atletico Petroleos de…

Masters itch for an upset

Masters Security FC will this afternoon ignite their debut CAF Confederations Cup campaign with their backs to the wall when they face Atletico Petroleos de Lunda in a preliminary round first-leg. They are up against an outfit that has competed in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League and Confederation Cup seven times apiece…

Malawian refs on duty in CAF matches

When the CAF club tournaments roar to life this weekend, it will not only be Be Forward Wanderers and Masters Security from this country who will be in action. Two sets of Malawian referees have been assigned to officiate CAF club tournaments this weekend, a development National Football Referees Association (NFRA) said is clear testimony…

Osman wary  of AS  Vita’s  ‘fast game’

Be Forward Wanderers coach Yasin Osman has said speed is one of their CAF Champions League opponents AS Vita’s strength. The Nomads face the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) outfit tomorrow in Kinshasa in their preliminary round first-leg tie. He said this after watching a couple of AS Vita’s video clips from their recent games.…

Kanyenda mulls over Nomads’ return

Former Be Forward Wanderers general secretary (GS) David Kanyenda has said he is considering to contest during the club’s forthcoming executive committee elections. Nomads executive committee elections are slated for February 25. TheBlantyre-based lawyer served as Nomads GS for two years, until  until 2014. In an interview with Weekend Nation on Friday, Kanyenda said he…

Basmal National Club Championship back

  Eight teams will clash in the K3.2 million National Basketball Club Championship at African Bible College (ABC) in Lilongwe from February 16 to 17. Basketball Association of Malawi (Basmal) will hold the championship, which was last held in 2016, with funding from Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) and GY Imports and Export. Eight…

Nomads name squad, drop some key players

Be Forward Wanderers have dropped about 10 key players from the squad which is expected to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) tomorrow for their CAF Champions League preliminary round first leg tie against AS Vita. According to the list of players sourced by The Nation, the dropped players include Jaffalie Chande, Isaac…

Masters spit fire

Shame on prophets of doom! Tell them we are off tomorrow [today].” This was Masters Security FC owner Alfred Gangata’s parting shot yesterday ahead of the team’s departure for Angola this afternoon for their debut CAF Confederation Cup campaign. Masters, who will face Atletico Petroleos de Luanda this Saturday in a preliminary round first leg…

Nomads elect new supporters body

  Be Forward Wanderers board of trustees chairperson Rashid ‘Rashy’ Gaffar has told the team’s newly-elected main supporters committee to be resourceful by generating income for the team. He said this after the supporters elections held in Blantyre on Sunday where Mervin Nkunika was elected chairperson. The Nomads’ trustees head also said he does not…