Written by MANENO CHIMULALA
BLANTYRE(MaraPost)—Jappie Mhango is now the Malawi Olympic Committee’s (MOC) secretary general following his victory during elections held at Sunbird Nkopola lodge in Mangochi.
Mhango defeated the longest serving member in MOC’s executive body Hellen Mpinganjira who got nine votes against Mhango’s 39.
Speaking after the polls, Mpinganjira accepted the results saying it was not a shock.
Written by Eltaszone.com
Donnas Women’s Football Cup will now be played in all Malawi’s three regions after it was raised to K8 million.
Donnas Eggs Account Division Manager Herbert Mangadzuwa said the company was obliged to give back to women’s football because women have been supporting their products.
“We are very happy that we are now sponsoring the trophy at K8 million as we had promised last time,” Mangadzuwa said.
Written by ARKANGEL TEMBO
Blantyre (MANA): Carlsberg Malawi, sponsors of the Carlsberg Cup have raised the tempo ahead of the weekend semi-final clashes with a presentation of high quality Adidas uniforms to the four teams battling for the stakes.
The presentation ceremony took place Tuesday, at Fam offices in Chiwembe where the sponsors urged the participating teams, Mighty Wanderers, Big Bullets, Zomba United and Kamuzu Barracks to practice fair play and observe discipline.
Carlsberg Malawi Senior Brands Manager, Twikale Chirwa said it has been their tradition to dress the participating teams when they reach semi-finals as one way of making the competition colourful and exciting.
Chirwa also disclosed that before Saturday’s encounter between Bullets and Wanderers at Civo Stadium, Lilongwe fans will be treated to a street bash on Friday night at the City Centre.
Fam general secretary, Sugzo Nyirenda hailed Carlsberg Company for living up its word to present uniforms to the semi-finalists.
Nyirenda assured the sponsors that they will put drastic measures against any team which will try to put the beautiful game into disrepute.
The uniforms include 30 jerseys, pairs of shots as well as socks to each team.
The Nomads captain, Bongai Kaipa, who represented his team assured their fans that they are geared for the battle and vowed to scorch the Peoples Team. While Big Bullets captain, Fischer Kondowe said they are set to oust the Nomads and progress through into the finals.
The semi-finals start this Saturday with Big Bullets and Mighty Wanderers crossing swords at the Civo Stadium before Kamuzu Barracks will sort it out with Zomba United at the Kamuzu Stadium.
Written by Team Ford @Dakar
ROSARIO, ARGENTINA, 4 January 2014 – Team Ford Racing’s Dakar Rally adventure is finally under way after an estimated 1-million people packed the centre of the Argentine city of Rosario this evening to watch a spectacular and colourful riverside start ceremony.
Fans lined the roads many deep alongside the Paraná River to cheer the 439 competing vehicles on their way at the start of the gruelling 14-day, 9 300 km trek through Argentina and Chile.
Among them for the first time were the two Ford Ranger cars of Lucio Alvarez / Ronnie Graue and Chris Visser / Japie Badenhorst.
Written by MARAVI POST CORRESPONDENT
BLANTYRE (Maravipost)--The Football Association of Malawi (Fam) has said it will do everything possible to bring home South Africa based professionals for the 2015 Africa Cup qualifier return match against Benin on August 2.