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FAM to act on FIFA directive

  Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu has said FAM will deal with those that sought a court injunction to stop the association from proceeding with its elective general assembly last Saturday. In his remarks after the polls in Mangochi, Fifa development officer for Southern Africa Ashford Mamelodi said they were disappointed that…

FAM renovates stadium to dodge Fifa sanctions

  The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has taken over maintenance of Kamuzu Stadium from government amid fears of sanctions if it is in bad shape for Flames 2018 World Cup preliminary qualifying match against Tanzania this Sunday. Government, which owns the stadium, is solely responsible for maintenance of the facility, but FAM secretary general…

Turf removal devastates BT clubs

Fifa’s recommendation for the removal of the tattered artificial turf at Kamuzu Stadium has caused a distress among Blantyre-based TNM Super League teams that use the facility as home ground. Super League of Malawi (Sulom) treasurer Tiya Somba-Banda’s suggestion that the development would mean that next season, Big Bullets, Mighty Be Forward Wanderers, Azam Tigers…

Flames finish 2014 on position 90

Malawi national football team, the Flames, have finished the year ranked 90 after rising by four places on December 2014 Fifa/Coca-Cola ranking released today onwww.fifa.com The revised ranking has the Flames maintaining their 26th position in Africa out of 55 teams, while lying fourth from 14 teams in Southern Africa. Ahead of Malawi in Southern…

K15m for women football

Some $37 500 (K15 million) pledged by the Football International Federation Association (Fifa) at its congress in Brazil will be injected into domestic women football as a cut from the $750 000 (K308.3 million). FAM general secretary Suzgo Nyirenda confirmed yesterday that the money would go towards the women team’s Cosafa Women Cup and warm-up…

FAM gets K308m from Fifa

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) and other 208 global member associations of Fifa will each get $750 000 (about K308.3 million) financial support from the world football’s governing body. Fifa plans to pay out $200 million (about K82.2 billion) in total bonuses to its national members and confederations from its World Cup revenue of an…

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…

African FAs challenged

Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) president Suketu Patel has questioned the continent’s football associations whether they have anything to show for grants amounting to $6 million (about K2.6 billion) which they got from Fifa in the last decade. Patel was speaking at a three-day seminar in Johannesburg, South Africa, which has been attended…