Bullets dominate Malawi TNM Super League awards: Nyasa Times shine in media gongs

TNM in conjunction with Super League of Malawi on Thursday   presented awards to deserving teams and individuals, including journalists who provided best coverage for the league in the 2015-16 edition.

Chiukepo Msowoya receiving his award...Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Chiukepo Msowoya receiving his award…Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Nyasa Big Bullets players celebrating ...Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Nyasa Big Bullets players celebrating …Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Mwakhele from MIJ receiving her award...Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Mwakhele from MIJ receiving her award…Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Mussa Manyenje when arriving...Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Mussa Manyenje when arriving…Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Nothing to take home:Mighty Be Forward Wanderers officials -Photo Jeromy Kadewer

Nothing to take home:Mighty Be Forward Wanderers officials -Photo Jeromy Kadewer

Minister of Sports Grace Obama Chiumia give award to Blue Eagle player Gabriel Chirwa- Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Minister of Sports Grace Obama Chiumia give award to Blue Eagle player Gabriel Chirwa- Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Bullets players celebrating with Msowoya...Photo Jeromy Kadewere.

Bullets players celebrating with Msowoya…Photo Jeromy Kadewere.

Presenting a media award

Presenting a media award

A colourful ceremony that took place at Comesa Hall in Blantyre  was graced by Minister of Sports Grace Chiume, Football Association of Malawi  (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu, George Jana from Malawi National Council of Sports and TNM staff.

Champions Big Bullets dominated the awards with its players Chiukepo Msowoya,  Fischer Kondowe, James Chilapondwa, Yamikani Fodya being decorated.

Veteran midfielder Kondowe and Chilapondwa   got long serving players awards, as Msowoya  scooped player of the season award as well as top goal scorer ‘ golden boot’ gong alongside Red Lions hit man Innocent Bokosi  while Fodya was named  best defender.

Msowoya received K425,000 for both top goal scorer and player of the season while Fodya received K100,000.

Most improved player went to Mighty Be Forward Wanderers pint sized defender Stanely Sanudi, who received K100,000, while John Soko of Blue Eagles was voted the best goalkeeper  with his K100,000 cheque.

Best midfielder went to Nelson Kangunje, who got K100,000, while player of the month of December went to Jabulani Linje of Be Forward Wanderers.

Bullets also got best team management while Blue Eagles was voted the best technical panel and the two teams received K100,000 each.

Team Awards

Mafco FC and Mighty Be Forward Wanderers got the most improved teams and went home with K350,000 each , while Fair Play teams went to Civo United, Fisd Wizards and Azam Tigers. The three teams received K250,000.

Most disciplined supporters went to Big Bullets and they received K200,000. They also got an award for  leading team first round.

Big Bullets as champions smiled all the way to the bank to cash K15 million, while second placed Mafco FC received K7 million. Blue Eagles went home with K4 million for third place, while Mighty Be Forward Wanderers got K3.5 million for scooping fourth slot.

Other players,  who also received long serving players awards were Davie Moya ( Silver Strikers), Rodrick Gonani ( Silver Strikers), Charles Ngosi ( Blue Eagles), Davie Banda ( Kamuzu Barracks), Lameck Thindwa ( Moyale Barracks), Greyson Phiri ( Airborne Rangers), Mapopa Msukwa ( Azam Tigers), John Dzimbiri ( Azam Tigers), Rodrick Douglas ( Epac), Joseph Kachule ( Epac), Jacob Ngwira ( Be Forward Wanderers), Mabvuto Khodzomba ( Silver Strikers) and Gerald Nkungula of Civo United.

Referees

On referees, Duncan Lengani was voted the best and he received K100,000, alongside the following referees who went home with K50,000 each: Bennadetta Kwimbiri, Clemence Kanduku and Ishmael Chizinga.

Media

In the media category, Frank Kandu of MBC was voted the best in electronic, seconded by Mike Bango  of Zodiak then Madalitso Phiri  of Capital rADIO and Mwakhele Kaliande. Kandu got K200,000 while Bango received K120,000. Phiri and Kaliande received K80,000 each.

In print media it was Peter Kanjere while Garry Chirwa and Mphatso Malidadi shared third slot.

In online media, the best reporter went to Nyasa Times photojournalist and reporter Jeromy Kadewere  with Nyasa Times Lilongwe based  Alex Mwezalumo coming second.

The best commentator went to Patrick Simango with Williams Gondwa  coming second while Bobby Kabango was voted best photojournalist.

Peter Kanjere  was voted the best in print followed by Mphatso Malidadi and Mabvuto Kambuwe on third slot.

Best TV presenter went to Peter Fote seconded by Pilirani Kachinziri , while Lusayo Kanyika was the best television cameraman.

The best column went to Joy Ndovie   with Garry Chirwa second.

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Jack Zimphango
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Jack Zimphango
8 months 9 days ago

WA WA MA WULE

Kho
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8 months 11 days ago

Walter ndi kape kwambiri kumasekelera atola Nkhani kulandila money kuposa maplayer. Ndie kupemphela kwake kulipati zopusa

mas
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mas
8 months 14 days ago

BB u mek us proud
Koma zomapanga award anthu ot
Akugwira ntchito yawoyozo nde ay
Mpaka kumafanana nd ma player

yazula
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yazula
8 months 14 days ago

Fodya my man congrats u deserve the award. Keep de fire burning proud of u mwaaaaah

Hawkins chiwaya
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Hawkins chiwaya
8 months 14 days ago

Congratulations to my bb more especially to a headmaster and msowoya. Plz keep it for the next season i love u guys

MYAO
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MYAO
8 months 14 days ago

MITU BII WALTER AND BOTOMAN KUSEKELERA MEDIA PEOPLE GETTING MORE THAN PLAYERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MYAO
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MYAO
8 months 14 days ago

UCHITSIRU FOR MEDIA TO GET MORE REWARDWED THAN THE PLAYERS AND YET THEY’RE THE SAME PEOPLE WHO BLAST TEAM MANAGERS FOR POOR MANAGEMENT OF PLAYERS – ZISAZACHITIKENSO, THIS IS FOOTBALL NOT PAPERBALL!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wanakabaghe
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Wanakabaghe
8 months 15 days ago

100 to fodya not 2

Cvlized
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Cvlized
8 months 15 days ago

I think this is different from that so called ballon d O

forgive them
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forgive them
8 months 15 days ago

RECOGNIZING THE VETERANS WAS RECOMMENDED,BUT GOING HOME WITH ONLY A MINIATURE TO SHOW FOR,WHILST JOURNALISTS WENT HOME WITH THOUSANDS OF KWACHAS IS A MOCKERY TO OUR GAME,NOT EVEN A THOUSAND,SHAME ON YOU SULOM AND TNM,GIVE THESE VETERANS SOME CASH

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