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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Msungama: We can meet December 31 deadline

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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22 thoughts on “Bullets not eligible to participate in CAF”

  1. Sebastian nkharo says:

    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.

  2. hidgeman masina says:

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

  3. Mbakwazulu says:

    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.

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

  5. Limbani hammy mtanga says:

    Ok

  6. Kennedy Ngulume(Medical Rehabilitation Technician) says:

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

  7. caeser says:

    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.

    1. DRAKE says:

      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

  8. munyasa says:

    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

  9. Odala says:

    A nsungama pangani zoteka timenye caf

  10. ujeni says:

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

  11. thako says:

    bullets yake it yopita kuCAF? tkachte mamyaz? ingozsian apo bii sakhan team ina

  12. CHIMANGENI says:

    Its Malawians we should wakeup,FAM officials,are u telling me that since 2007 you knew that Malawi teams needs to have licences to participate in those competitions yet you were sleeping just eating FAM money,waiting for the PEOPLES TEAM to wake you up?Foolish FAM,then how how can football go ahead with that kind of nosese

  13. Bomanile says:

    I am a BB supporter but I recall it was stated that one of the requirements for a club to participate in CAF competitions is that they must posses their OWN home venue. Except for a few clubs like Silver Strikers, CIVO, other clubs only share places like Kamuzu Stadium, Mzuzu Stadium, Zomba Community, etc, as their home grounds but they do dot own these places. Come on Malawi let us move forward so that in future we can become eligible to participate in CAF competitions, which can also help to push the standards of our game and also benefit the national team. We saw how bullets raised their game on the local scene after their participation in the CAF Champions League back in 2004.

  14. innocent says:

    This person Msungama ndi munthu waphuma ndi zinthu why rushing to media osayamba wakambilana ndi makoti onse a Bullets ? Kutsogozedwandi mbuliku abale ?

    Msungama mesa amati iyeyo amadziwa za mpira nanga bwanji zimenezi sanazione ?

    MUNTHUYU KOMA KUBA BASI. KU BULLETS KULI ANTHU ANZERU OTI ANAPITA KU SUKULU NGATI LIGOMEKA BRIAN,HAROLD FOTE, LIPIPA ,CHIWAMBO, GONDWE NDI ENA KOMA NDITHU KUMUSIYA MBUZI NGATI IKUONONGERENI CV ?

    MUKUBETSA NGATI SIMUKUDZIWA MSUNGAMA AKUIPITSA MBIRI YANONSENUTU CHENJERANI.

    RAMADAN SITIKUMFUNA.

  15. Mnyasaland says:

    mwatikhomelera ife mabullets kumeneko ndiye kusatifunila zabwino. Dont be jearousy of other teams success. Inunso aneba ndikulephera kwanuko mukungolembapo mbwelera apa mmalo mota muyidzudzule FAM yombwambwanayi kuti izichangamuka pochita zinthu zofunikila kutsogolera ma Clubs pa ma issues ngati awa osaganiza kuti makalabu achita kulota chochita.

  16. Chikopa says:

    Something is wrong why we are always failures ,pano ndiye pabwe ra khalidwe loti ana aschool akangoyambana ndi aphunzisi awo akumphanya school kodi otithandizawo satopa ?koma boma lingoyang’anila afam ndiye kuti mwayang’anila nthawi yaitali 2007 ndipakatali

  17. zayang’ana kungolo kkkkkk!!:-D

  18. cbk says:

    neba matamaaa!

  19. joseph says:

    maulle’4ever

  20. 12 TWELVE 12 says:

    neba limba nazo ife tiripambuyopo tikujoinabe neba

  21. Matey U .Mopiya says:

    Mr Msungama take it easy ,no need to Rush put your house in order your club does not meet the requirement to participate ,if you are serious hire a consultant to assist you otherwise it will be just another joke .

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