Carlsberg boosts Malawi team’s morale ahead of Afcon qualifiers

Carlsberg Malawi Breweries in its capacity as official sponsors of the Malawi national football team has boosted the morale of the Flames by donating 30 travelling bags and 30 T-shirts ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Zimbabwe on Saturday.

Chimodzi and Kondowe admiring the bag

Chimodzi received the bag from Chirwa

Senior Brands Manager for Carlsberg Malawi Twikale Chirwa said on Wednesday at Chiwembe Technical and Development Centre that the donation would help the players to be presentable whenever they have a game.

Chirwa said it would also help to boost the morale of the team ahead of the game against Zimbabwe in the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.

“We would like to boost the morale especially for the players. We would like to see players benefit directly from what Carlsberg’s partnership with FAM,” he said.

He said the donation was also in line with the company’s obligation being official sponsors of the team.

“I must say that the travelling bags are for the squad of the day not necessarily taking home. The bags will remain in the hands of FAM while fresh T-shirts will be given out to the players whenever the national team assembles.”

FAM President Walter Nyamilandu applauded Carlsberg for the donation which would boost the morale of the team.

“That is a very good gesture as you know Carlsberg has been sponsoring the Flames to the tune of K250 million. We are what we are because of Carlsberg. It is the ongoing support that they are giving us that gives us confidence to well,” Nyamilandu said.

Flames captain Joseph Kamwendo promised to produce positive results to as a payback to the gesture that Carlsberg had showed through the donation.

“For us to give back we need to get the results,” Kamwendo said.

He appealed to other companies to assist the Flames to complement Carlsberg sponsorship.

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12 thoughts on “Carlsberg boosts Malawi team’s morale ahead of Afcon qualifiers”

  1. Paul Liwonde says:


  2. flame's fan says:


  3. mtumbuka says:

    go flamesss!!!!

  4. Thomas Tsonga says:

    Read two factor theory or hierarchy of needs concerning motivating people

  5. George phiri says:

    One minute!!! Coach mudzimulandanso chikwamacho??? Hehehehehe!!!! Manyazi ndithu.

  6. George phiri says:

    Fools. How do T-shirts and travelling bags motivate players? Carlesberg & TNM are corporate idiots. I read each weekend tnm giving out a t-shirt to a man of the match and now these corporate fools are also giving out travelling bags and t-shirts to motivate players. You mean these players are too poor to an extent that they can’t buy these stupid items. Musatichititse manyadzi apa. Donate boots, increase players allowances or better still give them bottles of beer.
    Come on boys in red!!! Beat Zimbabwe Muntharika will give you 500k each.

  7. gadson moyo says:

    koma tdzamwa wamkaka????

  8. Come on Carlsberg, do you want to tell us that a National team player should use a bag & leave it after the camp or the match??????? That doesn’t make sense. These are not school kids they’re national team players umphawi wake wantundu wanji muja munayambira kuwaledzeletsa anthu muja??????

  9. mchenga patrick says:

    Zachepa iziii

  10. Bibo says:

    Stop joking Kamwendo,Zimbabwe will rip you apart as long as they bring their full-strength squad.Malawi is weak in all departments;it can’t even showcase one reputable star from Europe.Zimbabwe has fiery players like Knowledge Musona,Willard Katsande,Nyasha Mushekwi,Khama Billiat to name just a few.

    Malawi’s captain Kamwendo can’t even play for 20% of any game at his DRC club and yet he is making fake promises now.To be honest,this generation of Malawian players is the worst in terms of talent,physique,and consistency. Calling players like Chimango Kayira,Malata,Harry Nyirenda,Nyondo etc. is exposing your own mediocrity.

  11. Austin says:

    Abag or a t shirt gona help wat or moltvate in wat way to player insteady of jst increasing the players in there salaries

  12. ujeni says:

    Kamwendo win matches and companies will fight to give you more financial support not the other way round. No company want to be associated with losers. If we can qualify even Nike, Puma, adidas and Coca Cola will come and support Malawi football. Work hardest.

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