Kinnah rebuffs BB

  Former Flames coach Kinnah Phiri has disclosed that he rejected Big Bullets FC offer of technical adviser because the team was doing well and the season was drawing to a close. After losing 2-1 to Airborne Rangers in the league and crashing out of the Standard Bank Cup recently, the People’s Team hierarchy agreed…

Super League teams face Pres Cup axe

  Super League clubs could be excluded from the Presidential Cup after authorities confirmed that the tournament’s review meeting will discuss on whether or not to maintain their participation. Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) executive secretary George Jana said the review will also come up with a new format for the tournament that has…

Sulom chooses mijiga

  Football Association of Malawi (FAM) nominations for its December 12 polls, took a new twist on Sunday night when the Super League of Malawi (Sulom) nominated marketer Wilkins Mijiga to contest for the position of president. Mijiga’s nomination has brought the number of presidential candidates to three. The others are incumbent Walter Nyamilandu and…

Bullets panic ahead of Silver tussle

Big Bullets aim to extend their Super League lead while Silver Strikers’ mission is to cut it. This is what will make the two giants clash at Kamuzu Stadium this afternoon a footballing thriller, one which has potential to provide further twists to an eventful season. Going into the match, Bullets lead the 15-member pack…

Utter shock: Nominations stun FAM presidential aspirant, but still hopeful

Some Football Association of Malawi (FAM) presidential aspirants have expressed shock at not being nominated despite running what they termed as credible campaigns to persuade the affiliates. With seven nominations out of the expected nine made, incumbent president Walter Nyamilandu has received six while Karonga United sponsor Willy Yabwanya Phiri has one. The National Football…

Flames’ budget woes

  The Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) has painted a gloomy picture on the Flames’ funding, disclosing that the team has already spent K78 million ($141,818) from the K100 million ($181,818) allocation Parliament approved in the 2015/2016 national budget. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) now remains with slightly over K21 million ($38,181) to manage…

Nomads or eagles?

Be Forward Wanderers  are seeking to reach this season’s second cup final, but as they step onto the pitch this afternoon, they will surely be haunted by a dark history of a five-year winless run against Blue Eagles in Lilongwe. The two sides meet at Civo Stadium in what promises to be a titanic battle…

FAM seeks free friendly matches

  Football Association of Malawi (FAM) says it does not have funds to organise friendly matches stating that the Flames will only play if other countries offer to fully fund them. Flames coach Ernest Mtawali, former captain Peter Mponda and other analysts have been asking FAM to organise strength testing matches for the team. However,…

Flames match grosses K7 million

The Flames’ 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Tanzania raked in K7 million ($12727) gross from gate collections, an amount the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has described as low. The soccer governing body further laments that the development is a huge setback in their quest to fundraise for the national team’s activities. Speaking in…

FAM renovates stadium to dodge Fifa sanctions

  The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has taken over maintenance of Kamuzu Stadium from government amid fears of sanctions if it is in bad shape for Flames 2018 World Cup preliminary qualifying match against Tanzania this Sunday. Government, which owns the stadium, is solely responsible for maintenance of the facility, but FAM secretary general…

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