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SULOM rebuffs dedza on playoffs

  Super League of Malawi (Sulom) has stuck to its guns to hold playoffs to identify the 16th team to join the domestic top flight league despite Dedza Young Soccer’s protest against the move. Dedza, who were relegated alongside Airborne Rangers and Wizards, have written Sulom protesting the decision, arguing that having finished on position…

Teams get started

  The bulk of the TNM Super League clubs are set to start pre-season training next week— two months prior to the 2016 season kickoff. According to the Super League of Malawi (Sulom), the top-flight football league is scheduled roll into life on April 9. Reigning champions Nyasa Big Bullets, their runners-up Mafco, third and…

Transfer fee cap removed

Super League of Malawi (Sulom) and Football Association of Malawi (FAM) will adjust the transfer fee cap of K3 million(about $4 404) set two years ago, in order to adapt to the country’s economic changes. The transfer window opened on January 14 and clubs are busy on the market, but in the meantime, general secretary…

Sulom warns clubs on player tapping

  Super League of Malawi (Sulom) has cautioned clubs against player-tapping, saying those found acting to the contrary will be punished. Sulom general secretary Williams Banda said it has come to their attention that some teams are courting players who are contracted to other clubs. “Similarly, players that are talking to other teams without the…

Sulom introduces referees award

  Super League of Malawi (Sulom) will award outstanding referees for the 2015 season at the TNM Super League prize presentation gala. This will be the first time in the history of Malawi football. Sulom general secretary Williams Banda said it was high time the country recognised the role referees play in the game of…

Sulom faulted on relegation

  Relegated Dedza Young Soccer and football pundits have accused Super League of Malawi (Sulom) of being unprofessional for failing to enforce a resolution to increase the number of teams in the top-flight league to 16. The resolution, if effected this season, could have seen two teams only relegated into the regional leagues. However, Sulom…

No grudges, says Walter

  Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu has said he harbours no grudge against Super League of Malawi (Sulom) and the National Football Referees Committee (NFRC)—the two affiliates which did not nominate and vote for him. “Not at all. The past is behind us, we forget our differences and forge ahead. “Let’s leave…

Blame game on  medical scheme

  Blame game has ensured between stakeholders on who is responsible for the delay in rolling out Super League players’ medical scheme. Medical Aid Society of Malawi (Masm) has faulted Super League of Malawi (Sulom) for failing to fund players’ medical cover, a development which has derailed the scheme’s implementation. Masm chief executive officer Sydney…

Sulom implicated in injunction saga

  Super League of Malawi (Sulom) officials have been implicated as the mastermind of the court injunction that almost led to Fifa banning Malawi football for dragging a football dispute to court. Sulom vice-president Daud Suleman said there were several pointers that vindicate fears that the league runners were responsible for the injunction that delayed…

Derby proceeds probe drags

  Almost four weeks after Super League of Malawi (Sulom) launched an investigation to establish why the latest episode of the Blantyre derby between Big Bullets and Be Forward Wanderers grossed a meagre K16 million ($29,091), the Nomads have expressed disappointment with the delay of the process. Despite a massive turnout at Kamuzu Stadium in…

Who manned the gates?

  Joka Investment, the firm that managed the gates in last Saturday’s Blantyre derby between Big Bullets and Be Forward Wanderers at Kamuzu Stadium, cannot be verified at the Registrar General’s office. The company, which claims to have a business certificate, has come under scrutiny after it collected a meagre K16 million, yet the first…

Mzuni protests Civo fixture

  Mzuzu University (Mzuni) FC has written Super League of Malawi (Sulom) protesting their TNM Super League fixture against Civo United scheduled for Friday at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe. Initially, Mzuni was supposed to host Kamuzu Barracks on Sunday, but following the revision of the fixture by Sulom, Mzuni is scheduled to travel to face…

MZUNI faults sulom decision

  Mzuni FC have accused the Super League of Malawi (Sulom) of disregarding their concerns and imposing   training compensation in the issue involving Burundian player Nikiza Aimabre. This follows Sulom’s decision to clear Aimabre to join Big Bullets as a free agent after investigations proved that the player has a refugee status and has never…

Sulom asks scribes to help marketing football

  Super League of Malawi (Sulom) has urged sports journalists to help in marketing the game of football to the corporate world by avoiding negative publicity. Sulom legal adviser Gilbert Mittawa made the appeal on Friday at a day-long Sports Writers Association (Swam) workshop, which was aimed at giving platform to Super League first-round post-mortem…

Sulom gives BB three days to respond to player-tapping charges

  Super League of Malawi (Sulom) has given Big Bullets 72 hours to respond to player-tapping charges involving Mzuni FC’s Burundian star forward Niyikiza Aimable. In a letter from Sulom dated August 19 and signed by treasurer Tiya Somba-Banda, Mzuni lodged an official complaint on the issue. “It is been alleged that the player has…

Turf removal devastates BT clubs

Fifa’s recommendation for the removal of the tattered artificial turf at Kamuzu Stadium has caused a distress among Blantyre-based TNM Super League teams that use the facility as home ground. Super League of Malawi (Sulom) treasurer Tiya Somba-Banda’s suggestion that the development would mean that next season, Big Bullets, Mighty Be Forward Wanderers, Azam Tigers…

Zingale’s burial in Chikwawa today

The body of former Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president and ex-Chikwawa West parliamentarian John Zingale will be buried Thursday at his home village in Chikwawa District, according to family representative Bryson Likagwa. Zingale’s body was taken from College of Medicine (CoM) Mortuary in Blantyre Wednesday afternoon to Chaphata Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Chapananga…