Former Malawi FA president John Zingale dies

John Zingale the former Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president died on Tuesday at Mlambe Hospital in Blantyre.

 John Zingale: No more

John Zingale: No more

Zingale’s death came after his son made an appeal to the soccer fraternity to help the once vibrant business tycoon.

FAM has confirmed the death of Zingale, who also served as Member of Parliament for Chikwawa West from 2009 t0 2014.

In a statement FAM president Walter Nyamilandu said the association was saddened with the death of Zingale.

“The Football Association of Malawi has learnt with great sadness the passing on of its former president Mr. John Zingale.

“Our deepest condolences to his family and friends for their loss, hope they find strength in these difficult times. As the Association, the passing on of Mr. Zingale saddens us,” Nyamilandu said.

He will greatly be remembered for being at the helm of the Association when the Malawi National Football team showed great improvements.

“It was under his leadership that the Flames reached the Cosafa Cup final for the first time ever. It was also during his tenure that Malawi won the Cosafa Under- 17 Youth Championship.

“The country has lost a true friend of football who was so passionate about the game as shown by his commitment in sponsoring football teams and competitions in the country using personal funds. He contributed a lot to the development of football nationally. This is a major blow for Malawian football.”

The late Zingale was the President of FAM between 1998- 2002.

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Once worked for his Gola civil engineering company RIP



Edwin Mwalwen

Lesson to us, RIP.





Anthu enanu mukukamba ngati kuti munthuyu watisiya chifukwa chosowa chithandizo bwanji? Wakuuzani kuti thandizidwe ndani? Muziyamba kaye mwafufuza. Pomwepa mwawerenga kuti anali ku Mlambe Hospital. Mukudziwanso kuti mkuluyu anali MP chaka chatha chomwechi just after kukhala president wa FAM kwa zaka zingapo. analinso ndi ma business ena ndi ena. Mwachidule anali mmodzi mwa a mponda matiki mtown mu. Ndiye mukuwona ngati wina angangolota kuti munthuyu akufunika chithandizo cha makobidi bearing this background in mind? And after the son asked for financial assistance to square medical bills, are you sure he didn’t receive anything from some well wishers? Osamangothamangira kuyankhula kuti… Read more »
Peter Mathanyula

Ambuye muwapatse anthu akufa chiusiro chosatha ndipo kuyera kosatha kuwalitse maso awo, amen

Feremu Ephraim

May his soul rest in peace will miss his friendship here in Changoima.A GRATE LOSS TO OUR AREA

Mbowe Mulambia


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