BB thrived on experience—Karonga Utd

  Karonga United have said experience helped Nyasa Big Bullets win their friendly match on Saturday at Karonga Stadium. Midfielder Kondwani ‘Scholes’ Kumwenda’s solitary second-half strike saw the People’s Team beating the strong-willed TNM Super League rookies in a match played before a big crowd. However, Karonga chairperson Alufeyo Chipanga Banda claimed that pound-for-pound, his…

Karonga United target K5m from BB friendly

    Karonga United target to realise K5 million from their friendly match against Nyasa Big Bullets scheduled to take place at the newly-opened Karonga Stadium. The club’s chairperson Alufeyo Chipanga Banda said they are optimistic of achieving the target because both teams have a vast following in the district. He said: “Bullets is a…

Mr. Mzuzu bodybuilding contest on the cards

  Northern Region will hold its first-ever bodybuilding contest, Mr. Mzuzu, at Grand Palace Hotel in April. Mzuzu’s Iron Bodies Gym has organised the competition. The gym’s owner Bright Kamanga said just like other cities, Mzuzu has plenty of bodybuilding talent; hence, the need to host such contests. “We have talent in the sport in…

FAM targets active coaches for CAF-B

  Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has announced that the Confederation of African Football (CAF)-B coaching course will be limited to coaches who have been active for the past two years. The course will see participants attaining CAF-B coaching license which is a minimum requirement for one to coach a Super League club and is…

Karonga Utd fundraising dinner raises K2.6m

  Karonga-based TNM Super league returnees, Karonga United, raised K2.6 million during a fundraising dinner and dance held on Saturday in the district. The figure was K2.4 million less than their targeted K5 million. However, the team’s fundraising committee chairperson Matchona Ngwira said in an interview on Monday that they are optimistic of raising more…

Synod slams govt over Viphya Plantation

  CCAP Synod of Livingstonia moderator, the Reverend John Gondwe has hit out at government for not doing enough to prevent depletion of trees in Viphya Plantation. The moderator said this when the synod launched the 2018 tree-planting season at Chozoli Primary School in Rumphi on Saturday. The synod plans to plant 50 000 trees…

Maba polls August

  Malawi Boxing Association (Maba) will in August this year elect a new national executive committee (NEC). This follows the expiry of the current committee’s four-year term. According to Maba general secretary Elia Kamphinda Banda, nine NEC positions are up for grabs. So far, nomination for the candidates is underway and is expected to close…

Chessam fails to fund players for Zambia tourney

  Tupokiwe Msukwa and Desiderata Nkhoma will represent Malawi at the 2017 African Amateur Individual Chess Championship in Livingstone, Zambia. The players are sponsoring themselves following Chess Association of Malawi’s failure to source funds for the event which will run from February 24 to March 4. Chessam general secretary Gershom Chima said the association has…

Karonga get boost

  Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) has pledged to give Karonga United FC K1 million towards its preparations for the 2018 TNM Super League season. NRFA chairperson Lameck Khonje made the pledge during the Simama Premier League prize presentation in Mzuzu on Friday. He said the support aims at bolstering the team’s finances as they…

Simama league prize  presentation tomorrow

  The 2017 Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) Simama Premier League prize presentation scheduled for tomorrow at Ilala Crest Lodge in Mzuzu. Businessperson-cum-Pentecostal minister Bishop Abraham Simama sponsors the 16-team league to the tune of K4 million. Communication NRFA made available to The Nation on Tuesday indicates that four top teams, namely champions Karonga United,…

Chitipa Utd, Mzuni exco polls Jan 27

  Mzuzu University (Mzuni) FC and relegated Chitipa United are set to elect new executive committees on January 27. This follows the expiry of the two teams’ current executive committees. Chitipa United general secretary (GS) Marshal Mwenechanya said 14 positions are up for grabs. “The one-year term for the current executive committee has ended. That…

Simama league champs Karonga Utd to receive K1.2m

  Karonga United FC will receive K1.2 million for winning the 2017 Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) Simama Premier League title. The league is sponsored to the tune of K4 million by pentecostal pastor and businessperson Bishop Abraham Simama. Disclosing the prize packages to The Nation yesterday, NRFA general secretary Masiya Nyasulu said  runners-up Chilumba…

Presidential Netball finals Dec 14

  The Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has set National Presidential Netball Championship finals for December 14 to 16 at Katoto Secondary School in Mzuzu. The tournament was expected to take place last month but failed due to the Queens’ trip to England for test series. NAM general secretary Carol Bapu said 12 teams will…

FCR trains childcare officers in Mzimba

Foundation for Children Right (FCR) has trained 244 childcare officers in inclusive early childhood care in Mzimba. FCR is running a three-year early childhood care and development (ECCD) project in the southern part of the district. The initiative is funded by Save the Children to the tune of K1 billion. Speaking at the annual conference…

North Special Brew pool finals tomorrow

Special Brew Pool Tournament Northern Region finals will take place tomorrow at Mzuzu Golf Club. Paris Old Town, Paris Luwinga, Anfield and Karonga Museum will battle it out for the region’s three slots in the national finals. According to Northern Region Pool League general secretary Prince Banda, 26 teams registered for the tournament. “We are…

K4m at stake in Presidential netball

The national champions for the Presidential Netball Tournament will take home K4 million, according to Netball Association of Malawi (NAM). Runners-up for the national finals set for Katoto Secondary School in Mzuzu early December will get K2 million while the third-placed team will receive K1 million. The fourth-placed team will cart home K800 000. Twelve…

No breathing space for nomads

Midfielder Nelson ‘Silencer’ Kangunje yesterday atoned for his Fisd Challenge Cup semi-final penalty miss by guiding Nyasa Big Bullets to a 2-0 victory over stubborn Azam Tigers in a midweek TNM Super League encounter at Chilomoni Stadium. Until yesterday, it had been a bad week for Kangunje, who missed a post-match penalty to painfully deny…