Centre League suspends Luanar player

Central Region Football Association (CRFA) has suspended Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Luanar) player Manson Honde for six games for indiscipline. According to a ruling signed by CRFA general secretary Benard Chiwiriwiri Harawa, the league suspended Honde for causing abandonment of a  Chipiku League game against Dedza Dynamos. The ruling states that the…

Blue Eagles Sisters  retain Gateway Cup

Blue Eagles Sisters on Tuesday, Mothers Day, won the Gateway’s Netball Challenge Cup after beating Mafco Sisters 42-36 to win the cup for the fourth consecutive seasons. The finals, played at Gateway Mall Court in Lilongwe, saw CivoNets finishing third. CivoNets  finished as runners-up from 2016 to 2018. Eagles Sisters  registered 18-8, in the first…

All set for Gateway  Netball Cup launch

The 2019 Central Region Gateway Netball Challenge Cup edition will be launched tomorrow at Gateway Mall Netball Court in Lilongwe. The competition is sponsored by Mpico plc to the tune of K40 million. Central Region Netball Committee (CRNC) vice-general secretary Faggie Kazingatchire Faki said 125 teams have registered for the competition. “We are set for…

Women’s team geared up for Cosafa

. Malawi women’s football national team yesterday arrived safely in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, for the 2019 Cosafa Women’s Championship. The team, which left Blantyre on Sunday for Lilongwe, flew out to Johannesburg yesterday from Kamuzu International Airport. National Women’s Football Association (NWFA) chairperson Suzgo Ngwira, who has accompanied the team, said in an interview…

Chilinde chalk first win in FAM Women’s League

Chilinde Queens on Saturday collected their first full points after trouncing Fuctured Sisters 9-0 in Central Region Women’s FAM League at Chilinde Primary School Ground. Functured have now conceded 43 goals in two consecutive matches without a reply. They were hammered 34-0 by league leaders Skippers FC a fortnight ago. On Saturday, Tamandani Madukani and…

Chande leading scorer  in Chipiku League

Former Be Forward talisman Jaffalie Chande’s revival drive is on track as he leads the Chipiku Stores Central Region Football League Premier Division scorers’ chart  with seven goals. The striker is trying to relaunch his career at his home side Mitundu Strikers who are fifth with 10 points from five matches. The striker, who twice…

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…

Munali win Central Region Beach Soccer League

Munali FC on Sunday beat Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) 2-0 at Sunbird Livingstonia Beach in Salima to win the K3 million Central Region Beach Soccer League (CRBS). They finished the eight-member league with 40 points. Munali coach Patrick Lazioni hailed his charges for fulfilling his dream. “It was a tight race as you can see…

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…