Body applauds Fifa on Mwakasungula ban

  Malawi Anti-Doping Organisation (Mado) has backed the world governing body, Fifa for a ban meted out on former Flames and Silver Strikers midfielder Hellings Mwakasungula. Fifa banned for life the former Flames player, who was Silver Strikers team manager, from all football-related activities after being found guilty of being involved in match manipulation in…

Paralympics athlete wins  medal at world stage

Malawi Paralympics athlete Taonere Banda finished second to win a silver medal in the 400 metres (m) women’s event in 1:11:54 minutes at World Paralympic Athletic Grand Prix 2019 competition held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Zambian Monica Munga won gold medal in 1:08:40 minutes while Taola Seneo of Botswana clocked 1:21:04 to win a…

KB Snipers win Goodwill Darts tourney

Kamuzu Barracks (KB) Snipers on Saturday won the inaugural Goodwill Darts competition after beating Centurion 7-5 in the final at Goodwill Entertainment Centre in Lilongwe. KB Snipers overcame C2K Lions 8-4 in the semi-finals while Centurion saw off MDF Engineering 7-5. Snipers vice-captain Kenneth Lundu attributed the triumph to determination. “It was a tense, but…

Livingstonia win CR Presidential Beach Soccer

Livingstonia on Sunday emerged winners of Central Region Presidential Beach Soccer Tournament after beating Area 30 Police 7-4 in the final match at Sunbird Livingstonia Beach in Salima. Both teams have, therefore, qualified for FAM Cup national finals scheduled for Mangochi in January. Livingstonia coach Eston Sikwizi said they have now switched their focus to…

Blue Eagles Sisters donate to health centre

  The Central Region Gateway Netball Challenge Cup champions Blue Eagles Sisters and Mpico Limited on Saturday donated assorted items worth K4 million to Area 25 Health Centre. The donation was part of the K35 million Gateway Netball Challenge Cup sponsorship from listed property management firm Mpico. The items that included mattresses, blankets, bedsheets and…

Airborne are CR Fisd Cup champs

  Airborne Rangers on Sunday emerged winners of Central Region Fisd Challenge Cup after beating Kasungu Police 4-3 through post-match penalties at Nankhaka ground in Lilongwe. Regulation time ended in a two-all draw. Bright Kaunda, Kefas Zimba, Montfort Khamula and Paul Mgayi converted thier penalties for Airborne Rangers while Emmanuel Chipata missed his spot-kick. Patrick…

34 coaches attend FAM C licence coaching course

  Thirty-four football coaches last week took part in a Football Association of Malawi  (FAM) C licence coaching course held in Lilongwe. The 10-day course, was organised by Play Football Malawi (PFM) Academy and was facilitated by Confederation of African Football (CAF) instructor Benjamin Kumwenda. During the closing ceremony on Wednesday, Kumwenda, who hailed PFM…

Bravehearts Basketball Challenge throws off today in Lilongwe

The Bravehearts International Basketball Challenge (BIBC) is set to roll into action today at African Bible College (ABC) Gymnasium in Area 47, Lilongwe. Bravehearts communications manager Deliwe Lungu said the tournament will be competed for in both men’s and women’s categories. “So far 10 foreign teams have already confirmed their participation,” she said. The teams…

UNC Project win Corporate Social Volleyball Tourney

  Univerisity of North Carolina (UNC) Project Socials on Saturday emerged winners of the Corporate Social Volleyball Tournament at National Police Headquarters in Lilongwe. The tournament was organised by Mipuniro Spikers to raise funds for Nation Publications Limited’s (NPL) 2018 Mothers’ Fun Run. NPL and its partners seek to raise K150 million towards improving martenal…

KU Police in Central Region Fisd semis

  Kasungu Police on Wednesday beat Mlatho Mponela United 4-3 through post-match penalties to complete the Fisd Challenge Cup regional semi-finals list at Kasungu Stadium. The Central Region Football Association (CRFA) Chipiku Premier League giants will meet Holy Cross Ambassadors at the same venue while Airborne Rangers will host Support Battalion in an all-Malawi Defence…

Chipiku League giants clash in Fisd

  Chipiku Central Region Premier League giants Kasungu Police and Mlatho Mponela United clash in Fisd Challenge Cup regional quarter-finals this afternoon at Kasungu Stadium. The game promises fireworks since Mlatho Mponela are league leaders while Kasungu Police are on second position. Their first-round league fixture ended in a goalless draw at the same venue.…

All set for Gateway Mall district finals

  Central Region Netball Committee (CRNC) will on Saturday hold districts finals in the K35 million Gateway Netball Challenge Cup. CRNC vice-general secretary Faggie Kazingatchire said the finals will be played in 10 districts with Lilongwe being divided into two, Urban and Rural zones. The other districts are Salima, Ntchisi, Nkhotakota , Ntcheu , Dedza,…

Poet steals show at Malomo Wafawafa Bonanza

Renowned local poet Raphael Sitima of Chala Changa fame on Saturday stole the limelight at the finals of the K1.1 million Malomo Wafawafa Football Bonanza played at Malomo Primary School ground in Ntchisi. The bonanza was organised by Friends of Ntchisi group to raise awareness on deforestation and to discourage early child marriages in the…

LL Veterans assault ref in Chipiku League

  Dzaleka-based referee Romeo Binjangala is in agony after an attack by Lilongwe Veterans supporters and players left him with a broken leg during Central Region Football Association (CRFA) Chipiku League match against Mtsilira United at Mchezi ground. Lilongwe Veterans players and supporters descended on the Rwandan referee after the final whistle in reaction to…

DAM names Region 5 squad

  Darts Association of Malawi (DAM) has named a national team squad for the Africa Union Sports Council Region 5 Darts Championship which Malawi will host at Police Cottage in Mangochi from August 27. DAM president Joe Zangazanga said the six-day tournament that has attracted eight countries, will be competed for in five categories namely…