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Malawi to withdraw from 2015 Nations Cup for Lack of Funds

Malawi to withdraw from 2015 Nations Cup for Lack of Funds

Posted on 12 Mar 2014 at 2:38pm

By Frank Kandu BBC Sport, Blantyre

Malawi have been forced to withdraw from qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco because of a lack of funds.

The decision was taken after the government said there was enough money for the team to play in either the Nations Cup or the 2015 Africa Youth Championship.

“We have no choice but to forgo the Nations Cup because government advised us to prioritise,” said Malawi Football Association (FAM) President Walter Nyamilandu.

“We have therefore prioritised the Under-20 Championship for the sake of development – and also the consequences of pulling out of that…

Kamwendo in Mazembe camp

Kamwendo in Mazembe camp

Posted on 14 Nov 2013 at 6:26pm

Former Orlando Pirates’ star Joseph Kamwendo has landed in TP Mazembe camp as he takes final steps towards finalising his transfer from Mozambican side Liga Muculmana to the Democratic Republic of Congo football giants.

Sources told supersport.com on Tuesday that the former Orlando Pirates midfielder arrived in Lubumbashi on Sunday for a medical which turned out to be a success on Tuesday.

The deposed Malawi captain is now expected to finalise personal terms, paving the way for his move to the former Africa champions. Kamwendo may start playing for Mazembe in the next January transfer window.

Mazembe, who also have Malawian…

Fast5 NetBall: Malawi record upset victory over England

Fast5 NetBall: Malawi record upset victory over England

Posted on 09 Nov 2013 at 12:02pm

Takwonda Lwazi’s victory dance mid-court, even before the final whistle, told the story of the Malawi Queens’ 35-32 upset of the England Fives in the FAST5 Netball World Series in Auckland tonight.

Lwazi, the diminutive Queens centre, stole the ball off England’s…

At 10 years old, Nandipa, a scholar at Mount Sinai International School in Malawi proves she can run

At 10 years old, Nandipa, a scholar at Mount Sinai International School in Malawi proves she can run

Posted on 16 Feb 2013 at 11:52pm

NANDIPA won with her class mates, including her best friend Karen, the race for 4x100m relay drill, she also won the 400m race and the 100m sprint at the Civo stadium.

She studies at Mount Sinai International School, a school with good reputation and high standard of education near the Parliament House in Lilongwe, Malawi.

The mother, Pamela Kanjanga, who made the video below available to us told malawipage.com “God willing she’s going to continue her studies and do more sports in the United Kingdom at the end of this school year. She has developed love for baking and she loves playing tennis and running, she always beat me on that…

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