Sports

CREATING A BETTER TOMORROW VIA TENNIS

NEWS | SPORTS By Alfred Zgambo. For those souls who’ve known Alfred Zgambo over the years, he has never been a sports fanatic. Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mwawi Kumwenda, Sellina Williams,,,you name them. All these names to him, do not ring any bell. To Alfred Zgambo, sports is, rather, was haram. He was simply put off by the mere mention ...

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THE BASKET

SPORTS | THE BASKET With Chifundo Zingunde It’s undeniable that Netball is the most successful sport in the country. Statistics are there for all and sundry to see. We don’t need a Sports Professor to attest to that. It is also undeniable that netball is also one of the least visible sports in any of our country’s media. So, with ...

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WEATHER GETTING HOTTER IN WEEK 3

SIMSO NFRA UPDATES Chilumba Barracks dislodges Fish Eagles on summit of the table Lura United collects 4 points on the road By Sozo Kaperemera. The past weekend was one of a kind where we saw teams battling out in the desert like pitches for maximum points and the weekend registered more shots on target (42) surpassing the previous two weeks. ...

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THIS IS SOCCER; NOT A PEACE-KEEPING MISSION IN DRC

FROM THE TERRACES By Dadcorf Junior. FACT: Mzuzu City has no referee who can handle a top flight soccer match. Barely a few weeks, two if not mistaken, when one man in black tainted an otherwise entertaining match between Moyale Barracks Fc, and Blue Eagles at Mzuzu Stadium, the weekend gone by saw another ref depicting a similar feat, if ...

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MWAMASO HUMBLES MWAIPOPA

SPORTS | BOXING By Dadcorf Junior. Felix Mwamaso, the once household name in the boxing arena in the northern region, proved critics wrong when he silenced his challenger, Yahaya Mwaipopa via a unanimous decision in a heavily contested eight round non-title bout staged at Obrigado leisure park in Mzuzu on Saturday. The bout could probably be Mwamaso’s last preparatory (self-testing) ...

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Know your sports star; PETER PIERRE WADABWA

KNOW YOUR SPORTS STAR (A menace in the flesh of defenders) Profile by Hazviperi Nyambizi Mbizi Club: Be Forward Wanderers Football Club Position: Striker Jersey number: 9 Fact: you can’t finish the country’s modern soccer encyclopedia without mention the name Peter Wadabwa. For starters, Wadabwa had a glorious season of 2015/2016 TNM Super League where he was crowned player of ...

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GOALS GALORE DECORATE WEEK TWO OF ACTION

SIMSO LEAGUE UPDATES Fish Eagles earns the top spot 28 shots hit the back of the net By Sozo Kaperemera. The 18 teams that the Northern Region Football Association assigned work this past weekend did not disappoint; goals rained like perennial rainfalls along the equator. 28 shots found their way unto the back of the net with Luwinga United now ...

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NYAMILANDU TO CONSIDER LIKOMA

NEWS | SPORTS By Dadcorf Junior. Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president, Walter Nyamilandu-Manda expressed optimism for Likoma Island to take part in national tournaments organized by the national football body. Likoma Island has been sidelined from any national tournaments by the country’s football governing body for ages now. In an interview with EM, Walter Nyamilandu said the association will ...

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“GRANDMASTER” COMMENDS BULLETS FOR CONDEMNING SOCCER HOOLIGANISM

NEWS | SPORTS By Dadcorf Junior. One of the country’s most influential soccer analysts, Charles “Grandmaster” Nyirenda has praised Nyasa Big Bullets on its statement that the club issued on 30 April 2018 condemning the violence that erupted at Bingu national stadium on Saturday. The brawl followed two disallowed goals that Bullets had scored during a Blantyre derby against archrivals, ...

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MEDIOCRITY THAT IS MEN IN BLACK

…………….Pride Master’s on a deathbed FROM THE TERRACES By Dadcorf Junior. If you thought mediocrity in the country’s top league refereeing had ended at the magnificent Bingu National Stadium during that infamous Blantyre derby had ceased, then you’re in for a shock. It appears, this year, mediocrity in our men in black is now becoming contagious. Barely a week after ...

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