FDH Bank to unveil Mayor’s  Trophy sponsorship today

FDH Bank is today set to unveil increased sponsorship packages for the 2020 edition of Zomba, Lilongwe and Mzuzu Mayor’s Trophy tournaments during a cocktail at Bingu International Conference Centre in Lilongwe. The bank’s marketing manager Ronald Chimchere said they are excited to continue supporting youth sports development that benefits football and netball teams in…

Bullets, Pasuwa reach compromise

Nyasa Big Bullets and coach Callisto Pasuwa have reached an agreement over some clauses in his contract and the Zimbabwean mentor has committed to a one-year deal. Pasuwa’s local representative Felix Ngamanya Sapao on Tuesday confirmed that the two parties have finally struck a deal. Among other clauses, Bullets wanted to tie the Zimbabwe national…

Nomads revenue drops by K81m

Be Forward Wanderers FC annual revenue from matches and other channels, excluding sponsorship money, has dropped by K81 million, representing about 56.3 percent slump. In his financial report presented during the club’s executive committee elections in Blantyre on Sunday, immediate-past treasurer Robert Mbedza said the Nomads collected  K63 million in the 2019 season compared to…

Chaos at Nomads

Barely a day after Be Forward  Wanderers main executive committee elections held on Sunday, one of the club’s treasurer position contestants Dave Pemba has pulled out. In a letter dated February 10  2020, addressed to the club’s board of trustees, executive and supporters committees, Pemba said: “I have opted to be a mere executive member…

Karonga Utd reject chairperson’s resignation

Karonga United FC has rejected the resignation of its chairperson Alufeyo Chipanga, on the basis that his decision would destabilise the club’s preparations for the new season. Chipanga announced his resignation during an executive committee meeting at Karonga club house on Wednesday, citing personal reasons. However, the club’s general secretary Ramzy Simwaka yesterday said they…

Rough Diamonds await new sub-committees

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) says dates for the second edition of Rough Diamonds Football Tournament will be set once the new FAM sub-committees are put in place to review last year’s inaugural event. FAM competitions and communications director Gomezgani Zakazaka said this yesterday after being asked what is delaying the event, considering that the…

Bullets raise K3.2m in magazine launch

Nyasa Big Bullets FC Magazine, launched on Friday at College of Medicine (CoM) Sports Complex in Blantyre, generated K3.2 million through auction. HTD Limited was the highest bidder, buying the first copy at K570 000. Surendra Prasad, a technician of the club’s sponsors Nyasa Manufacturing Company Limited, was the second highest bidder with K550 000.…

Temwa tipped to become continental star

Malawi’s China-bound women’s football export Temwa Chawinga has topped the list of potential African women football stars in the 2020 season by the world’s largest online football publication Goal.com. The international association football news website has described the 21-year-old national women football team forward as an emerging Malawian that teams on the continent will look…

Bullets dominate TNM Super League awards

TNM Super League champions Nyasa Big Bullets FC Friday night capped their successful title defence with a domination of individual and team accolades during an awards gala at Sunbird Mount Soche in Blantyre. The People’s Team won half of the six individual awards and two of the five team honours apart from being decorated with…

Malawi women U-20 survive Zimbabwe scare

Malawi Under-20 women football national team yesterday banked on a late equaliser against Zimbabwe in an intriguing Under-20 World Cup preliminary round qualifier first-leg to keep their qualifying dreams alive. A fantastic finish by substitute Yamikani Mhango three minutes to time at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre was enough for the Young Scorchers to cancel out…

Malawi U-20  itch to scorch  Zimbabwe

Malawi Under-20 women national football team coach Maggie Chombo-Sadiki and captain Zainab Kapanda have said they are ready to face the Young Warriors of Zimbabwe in this afternoon’s Under-20 World Cup preliminary round qualifier at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. Chombo-Sadiki and Kapanda yesterday said they have left no stone unturned in a bid to get …

Msuku elected Ex-BB Stars chairperson

Former Nyasa Big Bullets players on Wednesday elected Isaac Msuku as committee chairperson of their newly-formed social football team dubbed Ex-BB Stars. The former People’s Team midfielder took the hot-seat unopposed during polls at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre, after the outfit lost 1-2 to Mudi Socials in their second match. They beat Southern Region (SR)…

Reshuffle

A month after Football Association of Malawi (FAM) first vice-president James Mwenda lost to the association’s incumbent president Walter Nyamilandu in FAM elections, he and a few other officials  have been removed from the list of CAF match commissioners for 2020 and 2021. Mwenda has been replaced by Southern Region Football Association (SRFA) chairperson Raphael…

Chombo-Sadiki to trim Under-20 women squad

Under-20 women’s football national team coach Maggie Chombo-Sadiki is today expected to drop 15 out of the 40 players in camp. This comes barely three days after camping for next week’s Under-20 World Cup preliminary round qualifiers against Zimbabwe. The former national team captain  yesterday said the trimming of the squad to 25 players aims…

SULOM Delays revenue report

Sulom has said it will only release the gate revenue report for the 2019 season at its annual general meeting (AGM) in March after an audit. Super League of Malawi (Sulom) treasurer Malinda Chinyama said the decision was made to avoid making  mistakes that might come back to haunt the top-flight league runners in the…

FDH Bank proves a true  partner for sports

The year 2019 has concluded silently with FDH Bank as a major blessing to Malawi’s sports world with record sponsorship deals. Previously, a number of companies and organisations made headlines for coming up with sports sponsorship, but it is the name of  the home-grown bank that reverberated across the country for having a major impact.…

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