Tags: Young Chimodzi

Coaches go three months unpaid

  Government owes Flames coach Ernest Mtawali and his assistant Nsanzurwimo Ramadhan three months’ pay, The Nation has established. According to a well-placed source, just like their predecessors—Young Chimodzi and Jack Chamangwana—Mtawali and Ramadhan are being subjected to delayed pay days. Mtawali and Ramadhan, who are employed by government through the Football Association of Malawi…

Flames fielding frustrates Jomo Cosmos scout

The sidelining of Flames up-and-coming players during Saturday’s match against Zimbabwe, frustrated Jomo Cosmos scout Ben Chiwaya who was hoping to follow up on the Malawi talent that shone at the 2015 Cosafa Cup. Chiwaya, who after his boss JomoSono failed to turn up at the Kamuzu Stadium, represented him at the 2017 Africa Cup…

Coaches queue for Flames job

  Coaches from Africa and Europe have instantly queued up at FAM’s doorstep hoping to be considered as replacements for released Flames coach Young Chimodzi. Former Burkina Faso’s Portuguese mentor Paulo Duarte, ex- Zambia and Zimbabwe coaches Honour Janza and Ian Gorowa respectively, have reportedly made inquiries, Football Association of Malawi (FAM) general secretary Suzgo…

Flames break hearts again

Flames coach Young Chimodzi tampered with Cosafa Plate Division winning side with disastrous consequences as Malawi lost 2-1 to Zimbabwe in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier yesterday. Strikers Cuthbert Malajila and Khama Billiat—whose parents have Malawian roots—scored in the 20th and 82nd minutes respectively, sandwiching John Banda’s 21st minute goal to break…

Zimbabwe players arrive today after refusing allowances

The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) was thrown into fresh turmoil yesterday when their national team refused to travel to Malawi unless their dues were paid. According to media reports in that country, just when it appeared that calm had been restored in the Warriors camp, players took the Zifa officials by storm demanding  outright payment…

Kamwendo to join legends club

Joseph Kamwendo may be on the brink of joining an exclusive band of Malawi players with 100 caps, the Flames captain and a researcher confirmed ahead of tomorrow’s match against Zimbabwe. The TP Mazembe midfielder on Wednesday said the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group L qualifier at Kamuzu Stadium has added personal significance on…