Football Association of Malawi welcomes Blatter’s resignation

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) President Walter Nyamilandu has said the resignation of the world football governing body Fifa president Joseph Sepp Blatter is welcome development for the of game.

FAM President Walter Nyamilandu :  Welcomes the resignation

FAM President Walter Nyamilandu : Welcomes the resignation

Nyamilandu said the resignation was inevitable with the mounting pressure over money laundering, corruption and bribes dogging the association.

“It’s shocking but not surprising. That was the honourable thing to do under the circumstances. It was only a matter of time. We welcomed his resignation for the good of the game. Otherwise the image of football was at stake. It’s only the way to restore the image and trust of Fifa.

But the FAM boss saluted Blatter for championing development projects under Goal Project initiative among member associations including Malawi.

“We will fondly remember him for the development agenda he did for Africa and Malawi in particular. The goal projects at Chiwembe Technical and Development Centre in Mzuzu are credited to his leadership.

He also allayed fears that the Goal Four and Five Projects which were approved would be affected.

“We are I completion phase. All the contracts were signed and sealed, he said. These are ongoing projects that Fifa is committed to.

He said Fam would meet to discuss Blatter’s resignation and scrutinize potential candidates before determining on who to support ahead of an extraordinary Fifa congress to elect a new president.

The boss also declined to comment on the candidate the association elected saying “It remains a secret ballot.”

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12 thoughts on “Football Association of Malawi welcomes Blatter’s resignation”

  1. Malawi what secret vote, it’s our country & our association we deserve to know not just making decision no. Just for you info Water we don’t need Issa Hayatou don’t make that mistake that guy is the one who has made retrogressive in African soccer.

  2. Phodogoma says:

    ACB can you audit FAM. We want somebody to resign. After all he has not done anything to Malawian soccer. You cant even win COISAFA CUP but a plate. Resign now.

  3. commando Chinois says:

    People with high integrity resigns when things go wrong. That is to restore the image of the organization and society.

  4. phwado says:

    Nawenso panga resign u corrupt Walter.You voted for him without consulting Malawians.Asshole!

  5. Bolingo says:

    Voting 4 blatter or not its none of ur business. i wish him well mr blatter i like him.

  6. max nsani says:

    Shocked but not surprised? Ndiye kuti Chani? Nonse amene mumalandira ma stuffed envelopes from that tyrant should expect the net that the FBI has cast will catch you….for the good of the game my ass! Mukutha nonse….ndi FBI-tu!!

  7. Walter u r one of the bribed fa presidents to vote 4 blatter if pipo doesnt know so why turning against him? Shame on u

  8. Issa says:

    Fam voted for blatter I know and can prove it.

  9. NYAU says:

    Iye Nyamilandu Achita Resign Liti?

  10. ota benga says:

    nanga inuyo musiya liti?

  11. Youth League Chairman: Kawale 1 market says:

    Mwadya zingati za mkulu ameneyu? In fact you voted for him last week, so what nosense are you talking about? Muululika nonse, ndi FBI imeneyi! Mumayenda m’mbali!

  12. ngwilisi says:

    Mayb u knw wat ur talking abt, bt still its a shocking story

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