Crisis at Surestream FC: Key player protest

All is not well at Surestream FC, Malawi’s top league newly promoted side, after reports of key players falling out over signing on fee.



Surestream lost 3-1 to Bullets FC on Sunday in an entertaining match at Kamuzu Stadium which drew an impressive turn out.

But Surestream’s key players, two international players goalkeeper Bright Munthali and midfield Ernest Tambe, were not available for selection during the team’s loss to Bullets.

Sources said the players were dropped after having dissenting views with the Surestream administration over the signing on fee.

“The players are not happy with the signing on fee they were offered so they were dropped for the game,” said the source close to the team.

An official at Surestream confirmed the development saying there were issues with the players but he didn’t elaborate.

“They have not been picked for this game there are issues we need to sort out with them,” he said.

“We are not worried with their absence because we have other equally good players who could take up their position.”

In a related development seasoned defender Chikumbutso Kanyenda’s move to the team collapsed after not being happy with the signing on fee.

This comes in sharp contradiction to the team’s financial position pegged at around K400 million as the sponsor, UK based Chris Pittman disclosed that he injected US$1 million into the club.

The club has started on a poor note losing 4-2 to Blue Eagles in the opening match last week and also to Bullets by the same margin.

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15 thoughts on “Crisis at Surestream FC: Key player protest”

  1. JOSEPH MHONE says:

    The team is just fresh in the big league so what we the supporters needs to be is to encourage these youngster so that they should coup up with the atmosphere of the league .all the best Mr Mponda this is what we were looking for, I hope Mr Young Chimodzi is enclosly looking into these youngsters for future flames.

  2. You are yet to catch up I suppose.Time will heal everything.

  3. marcus antonius says:

    Players must be paid according to their abilities, and if you are paying them lowly the likely result are boycott, losing 4-2, 3-1. Matama ako Mponda sakuthandiza tikuona….

  4. Mr Mpoda osavera za anthu this are the people who spoils the players do what you know is wright for the team this is a baby team. It is not every body happy with what you are doing.

  5. Mr Mpoda osavera za anthu this are the people who spoil the players do what you know is wright for the team this a baby team. It is not every body happy with what you are doing.

  6. Bullets fan says:

    Mpira wa kumalawi kusaukitsa

  7. Hardson says:

    Mavuto ku BB zibwana eti. Ife tikuwina mavuto ali kuti amavuto ndi amene akuluza ndiponso Sure Stream isadere nkhawa nkhalakale Silver Strikers zikuwavutanso. Kulephera kuchita nsanje ndi BB kuilanda ma player ai ndithu zosayenda. Neba ndi uyu akungodzionongera mkabudulayu, draw game mmamawa ngati uno nanga kukamada… Sure Stream ikubatizani ndithu.

  8. Kholes says:

    Iwe Ngati Umandana Ndi BB Ndimavuto Akonso

  9. duncan phiri says:

    zayambapo kumeneko zokokana kokana

  10. john moda says:

    Shame, shame,shame it’s the white boer looting the millions. Can immigration check on his work permit.

  11. fosholo says:

    Ndalama musawadyere anawo apatseri

  12. henz says:

    blue eagles didn’t beat SS with a margin of 3-1 rather 4-2 eti!??

  13. Rodriguas Latata says:

    Can’t see any crisis here. What type of reporting is this? That’s the problem when a supporter of one team is a reporter. Tarnishing other teams’ image for the benefit of their’s. Shupit.
    Crisis is at BB, hah?

  14. apatse anyamaya ndalama ya bwino k400 million ndiyambiri guyz

  15. misheck jasi says:

    kumwela kutulukanso mateam awiri .

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