Tags: CAF

Malawi, guinea clash on afcon match dates

  The confederation of African Football (CAF) delay to provide a solution to the clash of dates for the Flames 2017 Afcon qualifier against Guinea is preventing Football Association of Malawi (FAM) from confirming a training match against Sierra Leone. FAM general secretary Suzgo Nyirenda yesterday confirmed that they agreed a training game with Sierra…

Fifa votes for president amid divided Africa

  Fifa is today electing its president with Africa divided on which candidate to vote for after Malawi and other associations opposed the Confederation of African Football (CAF) decision to back Sheikh Salman of Bahrain’s bid. The elected president will succeed Sepp Blatter who is currently on suspension after being linked to various corruption and…

Flames not on chan list

  Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released details for the 2018 Orange Africa Nations Championship, but Malawi is not on the list of 43 teams that will enter the qualifying rounds, split into zones according to their regional affiliations. Malawi is missing on the list of teams eligible to participate in the next edition…

CAF A Licence results delayed

Local coaches who sat for the CAF A Licence examinations in April will have to wait a little longer for their results. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) technical director John Kaputa said on Thursday the results have delayed due to a back log at Confederation of African Football (CAF) secretariat. “Apparently, most African countries had…

Only A-licensed coaches for 2017 Super League

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) general secretary Suzgo Nyirenda has said from 2017 season, only CAF A-License holders will be allowed to coach Super League teams. Nyirenda said this during the closing ceremony of the month-long CAF A-License Coaching Course at Chiwembe Technical Centre in Blantyre yesterday. At least 27 local coaches, including one female…

Fomboni in town, ready for BB

Fomboni Club de Moheil has arrived in the country today via Karonga. The club flew into Dar es Salam on Tanzania Airways from the Comoros and travelled on a hired bus into Malawi. The team is currently travelling to Blantyre from Mzuzu. Fomboni will play Bullets at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre this Saturday in the…

BB players demand outstanding allowances before second leg

Big Bullets FC players are reportedly demanding external allowance balances amounting to about $4 500 (about K2 million) as a condition to fulfil Saturday’s CAF Champions League preliminary round return leg against Fomboni FC. According to one of the players who asked for anonymity, their position was communicated to team manager John Phiri to take…

Fresh injuries hit BB squad

Big Bullets have said they are worried with the lack of depth in their squad in the in the 19th edition of the CAF Champions League campaign. Initially, Bullets registered 26 players and hoped to register four more in the grace period, but they now only have 23 players out of an anticipated 30 to…

Ref Msiska finally leaves for Madagascar

Fifa referee Grace Msiska breathed a sigh of relief when, despite failing a fitness test at Kamuzu Stadium on Sunday, she was allowed to leave on Wednesday for Madagascar on international duty. National physical fitness instructor Moffat Champiti, who conducted the tests alongside Bester Kalombo and Charles Kafatiya had, in view of the unsuccessful test, earlier said her…

TNM calls for SMS support on Bullets

Super League sponsors TNM have drummed up support towards the ongoing text message promotion meant to fundraise for Big Bullets’ 2015 CAF Champions League campaign. TNM chief commercial officer Dan Makata said in a press statement when congratulating Bullets on starting their suspect 2015 CAF Champions League campaign with a 1-0 win against Fomboni Club…

FAM backtracks on Big Bullets

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has backtracked on its earlier statement that Big Bullets cannot be allowed to take part in a continental tournament. FAM has since sent to CAF Big Bullets’ application to participate in the 19th edition of the Champions League, which will start in March next year. This comes barely a week…

CAF softens up on club licensing

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has extended by a month the deadline for its member associations to effect club licensing. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) general secretary Suzgo Nyirenda said the development follows a meeting on club licensing which CAF held in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Monday which he attended. “At first, the…

Fam mum on Blatter resignation calls, as World Cup kicks-off tonight

FAM says it is yet to come up with its position on Fifa president Joseph Sepp-Blatter who has been urged to quit next year by some global member football associations. Blatter is being asked to stand down following what associations say the damage corruption allegations have inflicted on the world football’s governing body. Football Association of Malawi…

Jnr Flames set to roast Zebras, Kaonga carries Malawi’s hopes

Malawi Under-20 national soccer team coach Ernest Mtawali and his trump card Chawanangwa Kaonga have said they are confident of roasting Botswana’s Young Zebras this afternoon if they can stick to their game plan. The match is slated to start at 4pm local time at Molepolele Stadium in the outskirts of Botswana’s capital, Gaborone. Speaking…