Bullets not eligible to participate in CAF

Big Bullets dreams of playing in the Africa’s Club competition can just be as such after Football Association of Malawi  (FAM) disclosed that they cannot participate because of Malawi’s failure to implement Club Licencing Regulations imposed by FIFA.

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Bullets have already collected forms to submit to CAF ahead of the competition’s registration deadline of November 24.

But FAM Commercial Manager Casper Jangale, who is also responsible for club, licensing said in a statement that Malawian clubs would only be eligible to participate in CAF competitions once FAM and Super League of Malawi implemented club licensing.

Under Club Licensing Regulations, clubs interested to participate in CAF competitions are required to apply for a license, which is issued upon certification that they meet the minimum standards.

“The reality is that it is practically impossible for Malawian clubs to meet the requirements of CLR before31 December 2014 deadline,” Jangale said.

He blamed the situation for Malawi’s failure to implement the Lilongwe Declaration of 2009.

“A lot has been said and written about the 2009 Lilongwe Declaration which was formulated after the Fifa-facilitated workshop. Fifa through CAF wanted African members associations, including Malawi to run their clubs in a professional manner,” Jangale said.

“CAF has imposed 31 December 2014 as the deadline for football clubs of its member associations including Malawi to meet the requirements or be excluded from continental competitions such as the CAF Confederations Cup and CAF Champions League.”

“The implication is that unless Malawi establishes and successfully implements it own club licensing regulations, teams planning to participate in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup will be barred,” the statement said.

Club Licensing Regulations date back to 2007 when its principles were accepted at the 57th Fifa Congress which were adopted by Fifa Executive Committee on 27 October, 2007 and came into use on 1 January 2008.

However. Bullets Chairperson Kondie Msungama is still optimistic that the club could meet the deadline of December 31 to process the club licensing for it to participate in the competition.

Bullets, who had a fairytale run of the Confederations Cup in 2004 while it was sponsored by former President Bakili Muluzi reached the quarterfinals.

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Sebastian nkharo
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Its pathetic and shamefull that our football association is just dreaming not doing good office work on issues like our clubs participating in competetions like champions league.Success of FAM should be based on issues like these thus more clubs participating in continental cups and thats the only way our tarented players will get exposed to big clubs in the world.FAM officials work up please,show us you are there to help Malawian football develop not just making noise and doing nothing.

hidgeman masina
Guest

ODANA NDI BULLETS MUGWANAYO ULENDO UNO NDIWABULLETS KU CAF BB more fire!!! bullets ur batter enough to play CAF kkkkkkkk

Mbakwazulu
Guest

a thakoo!! Bullets yake ndiyomweyi yikutsogola mu Ligi ya TNM. Kapena inu mulinso ndi ka Bullets kena kakwanu komwe kangakuchititseni manyazi eti? amwene inu dziwani za timu yanu yomwe mumasapota basi, eniake a Bullets’fe palibe chopangitsa manyazi, chathu ndi chimwemwe chokhachokha basi. Ngati zikukuwawani za BB ku CAF ndiye muphulikadi’tu, chaka chake ndi chino. Maullets go konko ku caf, wansanje adzinyonge.

Chitsulo boyz
Guest

Just wait and see,aMalawi anzanga bwanji nsanje,mudzatukula liti dziko lathuli?let them go to present our nation.BB forward ever,never backward.

Limbani hammy mtanga
Guest

Ok

Kennedy Ngulume(Medical Rehabilitation Technician)
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Kennedy Ngulume(Medical Rehabilitation Technician)

Chaka cha mayankho. Manyazi amene sakufuna Maule kuti amenye CAF komabe will fight tooth and nail. Ma Palestina Woyeeeeeee

caeser
Guest

Hmmm is Malawi so behind that they cannot manage to fulfil the simplest Caf regulations for Continental club participation? A neighbour put your act together we need BB to come and play our Zambian Teams.

DRAKE
Guest

How long does it take to Licence a team Casper? then why are you there just sitting phwii doing nothing, we are no different from our brothers in Zambia but they carefully follow the new standards and implement them

munyasa
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bullets woyeeee kumenya caf woyeee…..kkkkk ngati mulephera to be a proffessional team kumalipila anyamata timakwacha towelenga mmwana yemwe mungakwanise kukafika ku tunisia kkkkkk mutipangisepo manyazi apa

Odala
Guest

A nsungama pangani zoteka timenye caf

ujeni
Guest

Build your own stadium and 90% of your problems will be over

wpDiscuz

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