Raiply Volleyball Championship next month

  Raiply National Volleyball Championship will be held from  November 3 to 5 at Katoto Secondary School in Mzuzu. Qualifying games are underway across the country to identify  18 teams to battle it out in the ladies and men categories, according to Volleyball Association of Malawi (VAM) general secretary Jairosi Nkhoma. “We are happy to…

Bullets dislodge Silver

  Nyasa Big Bullets have dislodged Silver Strikers on second position in the TNM Super League following a 1-0 victory over Moyale Barracks at Chilomoni Stadium in Blantyre yesterday. The match was delayed for 30 minutes following an alleged attack on a Moyale official. The soldiers refused to play unless they were assured of security…

Moyale see off Nomads

Be Forward Wanderers’ ambition of winning at least a cup in the 2017 season ended tragically yesterday after they were outplayed by Moyale Barracks at Mzuzu Stadium in a bubbly Fisd Challenge Cup first round encounter. After whipping Moyale three times—in Airtel Top 8, Carlsberg Cup and TNM Super League—the Nomads thought it would be…

Karonga Stadium first match tomorrow

  Newly-built Karonga Stadium will host the first match tomorrow when Karonga United and Luwinga United clash in Fisd Challenge Cup. Although construction work is yet to be completed, a stakeholders’ meeting attended by Karonga District Assembly, Local Development Fund (LDF), the contractor, the consultant and stadium committee on Wednesday went on to authorise the…

UK charity rolls out arts lessons

  United Kingdom (UK)–based charity Anno’s Africa has embarked on a project to equip primary school learners in the country with various arts skills. So far, the charity has reached Nkondezi and Kalambwe primary schools in Nkhata Bay. Speaking in an interview on Friday, the organisation’s director Bee Gilbert said the initiative aims at building…

2018 Chess Olympiad qualifiers December

  Chess Association of Malawi (Chessam) will conduct Chess Olympiad qualifiers in December, to identify representatives for the tournament set for Batumi in Georgia next year. Chessam president Kezzie Msukwa said top 10 players will make the sqaud after the qualifiers which will start at regional level. The tournament is held every two years and…

Diamonds, Civonets to battle for GOtv glory

  Defending champions Kukoma Diamonds and Civonets will battle for ultimate glory in the GOtv Netball Champions League at Don Bosco in Lilongwe on September 30. This follows their success in the second round of the Fast5-formatted contest at Katoto Secondary School in Mzuzu on Sunday when they finished top and runners up, respectively. While…

Malawi to host international taekwondo seminar

  Malawi will host a 10-day taekwondo international seminar in Blantyre from next Tuesday. Twenty representative from various taekwondo associations across the world are expected to attend the seminar with grand master Byoung Ho-Lee from South Korea as facilitator, according to Malawi Taekwondo national coordinator Lovemore Masinga, “This is an important event as far as…

Kayira faces Tanzanian boxer on Sunday

Mzuzu-based boxer Laston Kayira will on Sunday face a Tanzanian boxer Moses Mwamulanda in a 12-round non-title bout at Obrigado Leisure Centre in Mzuzu. The bout has been organised by Northern Region Professional Boxing Control Board with funding from Ken One Boxing Promotion. The two boxers meet for the first time in this first international…

AAM gears up for C’Wealth Games

Athletics Association of Malawi (AAM) has lined up two competitions at Ku Chawe in Zomba and Bingu National Stadium (BNS) in Lilongwe to identify 10 athletes that will represent the country at the Commonwealth games scheduled for  Australia in January next year. The association will hold two competitions—a marathon and track and field event—between this…

Zambian donates bus to Chitipa Utd

A Zambian businessperson, Clever Mpoha, of Savenda International, has donated a 64-seater bus to Northern Region Super League side, Chitipa United FC. Chitipa United general secretary Marshal Mwenechanya said the sponsor’s home village is just across the Zambian border, hence, he felt obliged  to assist the team. He said: “This thing started a long way…

Nomads back on top

  Be Forward Wanderers will go into their last first round TNM Super League fixture against unbeaten Silver Strikers at the top of the table after edging Mzuzu University (Mzuni) FC 1-0 yesterday. Jaffalie Chande was the toast of the afternoon for the Nomads after scoring the lone goal in the 43rd minute. A luscious…

More woes for Rumphi Stadium project

  One month has passed since construction work stopped at the site of Rumphi Stadium which was scheduled to be ready for use by August 2016. Chinese firm, Hualong Construction, is building the stadium with K341 million funding from Local Development Fund (LDF). It is one of the five stadium construction projects government is implementing…

Hilltop honours Flames U-17 star

  Hilltop Foundation in Mzuzu on Wednesday honoured the Flames Under-17 star Patrick Mwaungulu for his impressive display at the 2017 Council for Southern Africa Football Association (Cosafa) Under-17 tournament which took place in Mauritius from July 21 to 30. Mwaungulu, a graduate of Mzuzu City Hilltop Foundation Under-14 League, helped Malawi win bronze, scoring…

Junior Tennis championship  tourney August 26

  Blantyre will host the National Junior Tennis Championship at Country Club Limbe from August 26 to 27. The tournament will involve Under-12, 14 and 16 players in both girls and boys categories. According to the tournament director, Thompson Mtengula, the Central Region and Northern Region will contribute 10 players each while Southern Region being…

Red card! Suspended refs risk further sanctions

More sanctions await four Mzuzu-based referees that were found guilty of allegedly pocketing a K15 000 bribe to fix the Carlsberg Cup round of 16 match between Chitipa United and Nchalo FC at Mzuzu Stadium on July 13. Northern Region Referees Committee (NRRC) disciplinary committee has suspended the officials—centre referee Azizi Nyirenda, his assistants Limbani…

Chitipa United rope in Kayira

  Strugglers Chitipa United have roped in former Flames international and Civo Service United player, Peterkins Kayira, in their technical panel. Kayira was spotted in Chitipa United technical area when they beat Dwangwa United 2-1in the TNM Super League on Monday at Mzuzu Stadium. Alick Phiri and Mwango Phiri helped Chitipa register their second win…

Karonga Stadium contractor given August 30 deadline

  Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has given contractor for Karonga Stadium August 30 this year as the deadline to complete the project. Nangaunozge Building Contractors are constructing the facility which is expected to cost K504 million. Construction started in September 2015 and was initially expected to take 18 months, but almost 20…