Chiukepo, Gastin Simkonda dropped

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has released names of players to start non-residential preparations for Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) and Under-23 Afcon games with Nyasa Big Bullets and Moyale Barracks strikers dropped. The senior team will play Morocco on March 23 at Kamuzu Sadium in Blantyre while the Under-23 team face Zambia on…

Bullets miss out on Airtel Top 8

Newly crowned TNM Super League champions Nyasa Big Bullets will not be part of Airtel Top 8 tournament next season as part of their punishment for causing violence after losing to Blue Eagles in the final in June this year. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has confirmed that Bullets have been disqualified and replaced by…

Ammara Brown shines

The much-hyped Ammara Brown, Master KG concert, which took place on Saturday night at the Lilongwe Golf Club exposed some shortcomings on the part of event organisers. Patrons who turned out in large numbers had to endure two hours of inactivity on stage due to power failure. Dan Lu had set the hype with an…

Parliament to summon FAM, RVG January

The Parliamentary Committee on Social and Community Welfare will summon the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) leadership and national coach RVG for a hearing in relation to a petition made by concerned football supporters. Dowa North Member of Parliament (MP) Enos Chitatanga, who received the petition on behalf of the committee, said this after presenting…

Silver Strikers yesterday overcame a fixture pile-up to beat Nyasa Big Bullets  2-0  to wing into the finals of the Fisd Challenge Cup at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe. The Central Bankers, who playedthree crucial games within five days, including an international match, willnow face Be Forward Wanderers in the finals. The Nomads beat Moyale…

Nomads land  into Fisd final

Substitute Joseph Kamwendo’s classic free-kick in the 88thminute of the game gave Be Forward Wanderers a final berth with a 2-1 win overMoyale Barracks in the Fisd Challenge Cup on Saturday at the Bingu NationalStadium in Lilongwe. Victor Mwale had fouled Peter Wadabwa just outside the box and Kamwendo curved the ball past the defence…

Silver dazzle Masters Security

  Silver Strikers recovered from their Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederation Cup exit on Wednesday to beat Masters Security 4-0 yesterday at Silver Stadium in Lilongwe. Zikani Kasambala opened the floodgates, Ronald Pangani had a brace and Prince Phiri scored the last goal as Masters goalkeeper Bester Phiri conceded four goals. The hosts took…

Study reveals sexual violence against female guards

  A recent study by Non-Governmental Organisations Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) has revealed that female guards working in private security companies experience rampant sexual abuse. The findings of the study were shared on Wednesday during a stakeholders meeting at Sunbird Lilongwe Hotel in Lilongwe. NGO-GCN chairperson Barbara Banda said the study revealed that male supervisors…

Three local golfers shine in Pros Tour

  Out of the 60 professional golfers that took part in the maiden Malawi’s Warm Heart Pros Tour at Lilongwe Golf Club, three local golfers—Paul Chidale, Adam Sailesi and Victor Kachepatsonga—reached the paid ranks. The event, which was organised by the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Malawi, saw Zimbabwean Tranes Muradzikwa emerging champion. Thirty-one golfers made…

College MCP wing cheers mothers at Bwaila Hospital

  Lilongwe Technical College Malawi Congress Party (MCP) affiliated students on Sunday cheered mothers and their babies at the Kangaroo Ward at Bwaila Hospital in Lilongwe. Twenty students led by their president Dickson Mkhosi donated assorted items, including sugar, bath and laundry soap and body lotions. In an interview after presenting the donation, Mkhosi said…

Mafco relegated after Dwangwa Utd draw

Mafco surrendered a 1-0 first-half lead to draw 1-1 against Kamuzu Barracks at Chitowe ground in Dwangwa yesterday, and in the process got relegated from the Super League. In another battle against relegation on the same day, away in North,  Anthony Mfune (2 goals) Charles Chilembo and Azizi Mwakifuna were on target as Karonga United …