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First lap goes to BB

Nyasa Big Bullets yesterday finished the-TNM Super League first round on top after registering a narrow 1-0 victory over Blue Eagles at Mulanje Park. Patrick Phiri scored the all precious goal in the 82nd minute, to earn the People’s Team the vital three points. Bullets came with all guns blazing in search for revenge following…

Bullets expat coach jets in

  Nyasa Big Bullets yesterday welcomed Irish coach Evan Doran who is expected to drill the TNM Super League giants for two months. Doran, who is a product of Premiership giants Arsenal’s Gap Programme which trains coaches and deploys them to do football programmes in the UK and abroad, jetted into the country via Chileka…

Not enough

Malawi has for the first time in three years failed to make it to the semi-finals of the Cosafa Under-17 Championship despite a 1-0 victory over e-Swatini yesterday at Stade Anjalay in Mauritius. After a 1-0 loss to Angola in the opening match and a resurrection in their second fixture in which they thrashed the…

U-17 need to beat e-Swatini 2-0

  Malawi need to overcome e-Swatini (Swaziland) at least with two goals and avoid conceding today at Stade Anjalay in Mauritius,  if they are to make it to the 2018 Cosafa Under-17 Championship semi-finals as best runners-up. The battle for the second-best slot is now between the hosts Mauritius, Malawi and Swaziland after yesterday’s fixtures.…

Students to watch U-20 match for free

  Students will watch Malawi Under-20 national football team match against South Africa tomorrow at Bingu National Stadium for free, Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has announced. The two sides clash in the 2019 Under-20 Afcon last qualifying round second leg after the first leg ended 0-0 at Moruleng Stadium on Sunday. The Junior Flames…

U-17s pass age test

  Malawi Under-17 national football team will today face Angola in Cosafa Championship in Mauritius full of confidence after all players passed the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) age test. Council for Southern Africa Football Association (Cosafa) released the results conducted by Uefa doctors yesterday, just before the regional youth championship kicked off. However, it was…

Battle for U-17 Afcon qualification starts

  The battle for CAF Under-17 Afcon finals qualification starts today in Mauritius with the winners from the Cosafa Championship booking the ticket to next year’s tournament in Tanzania. Malawi Under-17 national football team is in group C alongside Angola, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. Defending champions Zambia are in Group B with Mozambique, Lesotho and South…

Sulom adamant

  Super League of Malawi (Sulom) has snubbed calls by Football Association of Malawi (FAM) and Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) to consider shifting Saturday’s TNM Super League match between Nyasa Big Bullets and Silver Strikers. The fixture clashes with the 2019 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final round qualifier between Malawi and…

Gerald Jnr is Carlsberg Cup ambassador

The 2018 Carlsberg Cup was launched on Friday  at Football Association of Malawi (FAM) offices in Chiwembe, Blantyre where the sponsors Castel Malawi Limited unveiled Flames midfielder Gerald Phiri Jnr as the cup’s ambassador. Castel Malawi Limited managing director Gilles Leclerc said they picked the South Africa-based Platinum Stars midfielder based on his good personality…

Carlsberg Cup launch tomorrow

  The 2018 Carlsberg Cup edition will be launched tomorrow at Football Association of Malawi (FAM) offices in Chiwembe, Blantyre. FAM general secretary (GS) Alfred Gunda said in a statement Castel Malawi Limited managing director Gilles Leclerc and the association’s president Walter Nyamilandu will grace the event. The GS, however, could not divulge information on…

Nchalo withdraw

  Nchalo United have pulled out of the TNM Super League due to financial constraints just 13 weeks into the 2018 season. In a letter addressed to Super League of Malawi (Sulom) secretariat dated July 9 and signed by the club’s general secretary (GS) Beston Malunga, the Lower Shire Valley outfit says it cannot manage…

Crackdown

  Federation of European Football Associations (Uefa) has sponsored a rigorous age-screening process for all Under-17 national team players ahead of the Cosafa Cup in Mauritius from July 19 to 29. Players from all participating teams will line up for the exercise, a week before the tournament kicks off, according to Cosafa deputy chief executive…

Civil seek  to end Silver dominance

The Capital City derby returns this afternoon at Civo Stadium with Civil Sporting Club still searching for a formula to end their rivals Silver Strikers’ three seasons dominance in the TNM Super League. Silver are unbeaten against Civil in five consecutive Super League derbies. The best Civil have managed since 2015 are draws. The last…

Mkwate, Gabeya in hot soup

Chiukepo cleared of beating up ref Juba Nyasa Big Bullets striker Chiukepo Msowoya has been exonerated by referee Misheck Juba that he never laid a hand on the match official during the fracas that erupted after Airtel Top 8 final last Sunday at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe. In footage of the fracas, the Flames…

Ngwira, Mvula, Waya  to be honoured in UK

  Malawi High Commission in the United Kingdom (UK) will on Tuesday honour United Kingdom-based netball icons Laureen Ngwira, Joyce Mvula and Mary Waya. The three will be honoured for their achievements in UK’s Vitality Netball League, according to Malawi High Commissioner to UK Kena Mphonda. Mvula plays for Manchester Thunder where she has been…

BB face 6 counts

  Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has charged Nyasa Big Bullets with 6 counts following the unsporting behaviour of their supporters, players and officials during the Airtel Top 8 final against Blue Eagles at Bingu National Stadium last Sunday. Bullets have been charged with failing to control the actions of their supporters contrary to article…

BB face K2.5m suspended fine

Nyasa Big Bullets have breached a K2.5 million suspended fine condition following the violence that marred the Airtel Top 8 final against Blue Eagles at Bingu National Stadium (NBS) in Lilongwe on Sunday, The Nation can reveal. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) meted out the suspended fine on Bullets in November 2017 following the violence…