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Flames not on chan list

  Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released details for the 2018 Orange Africa Nations Championship, but Malawi is not on the list of 43 teams that will enter the qualifying rounds, split into zones according to their regional affiliations. Malawi is missing on the list of teams eligible to participate in the next edition…

Chiyembekeza launches trophy

Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Allan Chiyembekeza on Sunday launched a K5 million (about $7 174) league in his Thyolo South West Constituency. The function, which attracted sports veterans such as Jack Chamangwana, James Sangala and Mary Waya, took place at Molele Primary School. Speaking during the function, Chiyembekeza said 33 football teams…

Funding woes hit 2016 PIS

Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) plans to cut some sporting disciplines from a list of 2016 Presidential Initiative on Sports (PIS) beneficiaries in a bid to counter the programme’s funding woes. In an interview yesterday, MNCS executive secretary George Jana said the K120 million (about $190,243) funding for the initiative which Parliament approved in…

Hockey foundation courts students’ parents

Holland Kadish Hockey Foundation (KHF) is this Saturday scheduled to meet parents of students at Malawi National Sports Council (MNCS) offices to brief them about a training concept. The foundation’s technical director Geofrey Biya said in an interview on Saturday at Kamuzu Stadium upper ground, where over 70 children train, that, among other things, the…

Council sets October 3 as Taekwondo elections date

  Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) has set October 3 as the official date for Taekwondo Association of Malawi (TAM) elective general assembly. This comes a month after MNCS nullified results of the initial elections that were held alongside the Presidential Taekwondo Championships in Salima. Then, MNCS described the polls, which saw Andrew Soole…

Malawi misses on netball calendar for 2015-19

Malawi has missed out on the list of African countries hosting International Netball Federation (INF) activities between 2015-19 despite her team being ranked five worldwide and one in Africa. According to INF events calendar for 2015-2019 available at its website, Namibia, Botswana and South Africa are the African countries listed to host such international netball…

Council bars fam

Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) has said Football Association of Malawi (FAM) will no longer be allowed to divert funding meant for the Presidential Cup towards Flames engagements. The K60 million ($120 000) tournament, which was established to identify talent and improve football from the grass roots, has not been held for two years…

Malawi embraces Podium Performance

Malawi sports fraternity has officially embraced the Southern Africa Podium Performance Programme; a block sports science project meant to produce medalists at major world and continental sports events. Africa Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region Five president Dr. Vetumbuavi Veii on Wednesday launched the programme at College of Medicine Sports Complex whose High Performance Centre has…

Derby rakes in record K27 million

Saturday’s Blantyre derby between Be Forward Wanderers and Big Bullets grossed a domestic club record of K26.8 million at Kamuzu Stadium, but teams are not happy to pocket just K5.6 million each. Gate management outsourced firm Fellowship Association of Malawi (Fama) general secretary Japhet Majekete confirmed that the proceeds were unprecedented for a Super League…