FAM turns down Wanderers compensation demands

Football Association of Malawi (Fam) through its organizing committee for the 2015 Standard Bank Knock Out Competition have turned down Mighty Be Forward Wanderers demands to give them a compensation to fulfil the cup final fixture against Civo away at Civo Stadium.

Jabber Alide: Civo stadium iis the venue for finals

Jabber Alide: Civo stadium iis the venue for finals

The Nomads are complaining that the two matches they played in the central region in this year’s competition costed them a lot of money.

The Nomads are expected to face Civo Service United in this years’ Standard Bank final.

This will be Wanderers’s third assignment to be played in the central region in all the four matches in total they are to play in Standard Bank Cup.

Nomads General Secretary Mike Butao said they do not have a problem playing in the central region but asked Fam to consider cutting the costs through compensation.

“We do not have a problem playing at Civo or anywhere, but it is becoming quiet a costly exercise for us now.

“Hope Fam will note this and compensate us the transport and accomodation a tleast,” Butao is quoted as saying in the Daily Times dated 20th October, 2015.

But in response, Standard Bank Organizing Comittee Chairperson Jaber Alide has turned down the plea indicating that the rules and regulations of the competition are clear that the committee in consultation with the sponsors can decide the venue for Standard Bank cup matches.

“At Civo, we are looking at issues of capacity, accessibility and security in general as we expect a large number of fans to watch the game. We have looked at several factors,” said Alide.

Wanderers beat Blue Eagles 1-0 to reach the final while Civo hammered Bullets F.C 2-1.

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Jameson p Nkhoma

Tikatengera pa kwawo cup ya standard, manoma woyeeee


In Noma my joy rests let’s get the trophy on their own back yard Civo ndikachani manyazi Neba!!!!!! manyazi FAM!!!!!! manyazi STD Bank!!!!!!! Noma 4 lyfinfact Ku Beforeward Dola ndizosayamba

Mloma Mkatolika wenwen

lets own the will those who do not wish manoma nyerere be forward gud bt what God has wrten n made no munthu cn change dat

nyekhu wa nyekhulani

how come kuti team imodzi izingosewela ma away games, out of 4 games 3 games kwaeni? not fair

Medson Nyerere Kamwelo

lfe Cup Ndiyathu ground lawo neigbour alimbane ndikuwerengera ife kutivuta koma 3games titenge dollazo


Tikachitengela konko go nomaaaaaaa!


thats mind games,watch out.


chilichonse tichivomeleza ife ndife nyerere ndipo cup titenga basi

George phiri

Alide is hoping that by going to Lilongwe Civo will win the trophy. How can one team play all its games away at Civo as if Nomads are beggars? You want to drain the teams resources? Fam mbuzi/Jaba alide mbuzi/ std bank mbuzi/ Pitala mbuzi yayikulu.


Tili ndi ndalama ife a Noma, timangofuna tikumveni kuti munena kuti chani

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