BB MoU  issue sparks  controversy

A section of Nyasa Big Bullets followers have demanded an explanation from the team’s immediate past executive and main supporters committees on how the club’s takeover process was finalised without  signing memorandum of understanding (MoU) with new owners Nyasa Manufacturing Company (NMC). According to a WhatsApp group discussion among the club’s former trustees and executive…

Warning shot!

Mozambique shipping authorities threaten to auction turf   Mozambican shipping authorities have given Malawi Government a 60-day ultimatum to move the artificial turf, expected to be installed at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre, from Beira Port or they will auction it. The turf is meant to replace the worn-out synthetic pitch at the closed Kamuzu Stadium,…

Rookies set for Super League

    TNM Super League newcomers have affirmed their preparedness to stand competition and financial demands that come with playing in the top-flight league. Kasungu-based TN Stars completed the newly-promoted teams’ list after beating Support Battalion 1-0 on Sunday  to win the Chipiku Central Region Football Association League (CRFA). Karonga United and Nchalo United did…

Race against time

Wanderers, Masters have 5 days to register players for CAF   Be Forward Wanderers and Masters Security FC face a race against time to register players for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) club tournaments. The deadline for player registration in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup is this coming Sunday, but Football…

Rookies’ woes continue

Blantyre United’s relegation from the TNM Super League at the weekend underlined the struggles newly-promoted teams face in the top-flight league. They became the second team to be relegated this season after fellow rookies Chitipa United, whose fate was sealed last week. For over five years now, at least two newly-promoted teams fail to stand…

We goofed—NAM

The Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) yesterday advertised executive committee posts in local dailies instead of going by their constitutional provision to call for nominations from their affiliates, who later elect the executive committee. But while the constitution states that regional, district, national coaches and national umpires’ committees should nominate the candidates, NAM president Rosy…

Fam engages CAF on Kaliati

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has sought Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) clarification on midfielder Isaac ‘Tcheya’ Kaliati’s eligibility for the Championship of African Nations (Chan)tournament.  Only players contracted to local clubs are allowed to play in the tournament, but the former Be Forward Wanderers winger—who recently signed a five-year deal with South African Premiership…

Fam TD in tight spot

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) technical director John Kaputa and Eddington Ng’onamo are on the list of coaches that have passed the CAF A licence coaching course despite being among the course’s instructors. Ironically, Kaputa, who was the lead instructor of the course conducted in Blantyre last year, has emerged  the best on the list…

BB suspend GSBB suspend GS

Nyasa Big Bullets have suspended their executive committee general secretary Kelvin Moyo for alleged insubordination to his legitimate authorities at the club. This follows an e-mail which Moyo wrote to the club’s board of trustees chairperson James Bussiley in which he implicated an unnamed trustee in match-fixing allegations. In the letter dated November 25  2016…

Indispensable Mwawi

Inspires Queens to halt SA’s winning streak There could have been no better platform than the global stage for Mwawi Kumwenda to prove that she is indispensable as she led the Queens’ revival campaign against rivals South Africa’s Spar Proteas yesterday morning with a vintage display which charmed the turnout at Sydney Olympic Park in…

Big Bullets assistant coach Elia Kananji has disclosed that Azam Tigers have approached him to consider replacing fired Franco Ndawa. In an interview yesterday, Kananji claimed that he was approached by Tigers technical director Robin Alufandika in the wake of Bullets’ decision to demote him to the position of second assistant coach. “I was contacted…

Government demands Flames, Queens sponsorship details

Government has demanded sponsorship specifications from Football Association of Malawi (FAM) and Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) to avoid duplication of funding. Sports Council executive secretary George Jana said having secured sponsorship for the Flames and Queens from Carlsberg Malawi Limited and Airtel Malawi respectively, there is need for the two associations to submit detailed…