Gift Mkandawire sponsored Sulom AGM and lost VP post

Super League of Malawi (Sulom) former executive member Gift Mkandawire who lost to rank-outsider Daud Suleman on the position of Vice-President for Malawi’s top league body is reported to have sponsored the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Gift Mkandawire: Betrayed

Gift Mkandawire: Betrayed

According to well placed sources Mkandawire forked out K2.5 million to add on Football Association of Malawi contribution of K1 million.

However, Mkandawire, one of the most active loyal servants of football during Sulom’s last regime, decided not to make public his contribution towards the costs of the AGM.

“I think Mkandawire feels betrayed because the top most positions were won by the old committee members,” said the source.

“The top officials should have made sure that all the members should retain their seats. Mkandawire lost 30 against 18 while another contestant for the position for the Vice-President Gregory Madeya got five. When contacted he confirmed of contributing towards the AGM but said he was bitter he lost.

“I cannot not say much about that but it’s a surprise and shocking to me that I have lost. The teams have spoken and I have to respect them. I wish this committee all the best but I am sure that we did a lot for Sulom to be where it is today,” he said.

In his acceptance speech re-elected Sulom President Innocent Bottoman in a mark of sympathy to Mkandawire said there was a room to bounce back for all losers.

“I would like to appeal to those who have not made it that they should not be disappointed because there is always a second chance. I lost during my first attempt but managed to win during the 2009 polls,” Bottoman said.

Sulom was re-elected with Suleman coming in for the Vice-president, Williams Banda retained his General Secretary position with Captain Thoko Chazema winning the Vice-General Secretary position unopposed.

Tiya Somba Banda retained the Treasurer position unopposed while Aggrey Khonje retained Executive members with Charled Manyungwa while Alfred Lungu, Lt Col Mwase and Godfrey Makawano are new faces into the committee.

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15 thoughts on “Gift Mkandawire sponsored Sulom AGM and lost VP post”

  1. PM says:

    Malawi is one but Malawians are not one.

  2. Lutepo says:

    Duduzi mwayowoya! Mwati ngakhale mchewa anakatuma galu iye osabwera kuti azapikisane, a mkandawire anakaluzabe? Kkkkiii, ndalama kumathandizila abale ndi makolo.

  3. duduzi says:

    A Mkandawire, ndinu Mtumbuka wanji takhala tikukuwuzani kuti paliponse pali Mtumbuka adani amakhala tho, sakukufunani ndipo sakutifuna mpang’ono pomwe. Tawonani nanga inu, mpaka anthu a ku basketball anayamba liti kukawina second highest office ku football ….anthu oti have never contributed anything in football…zomwe akudziwa ndi basket ndi bouncing, komanso ma “ring” basi….koma chifukwa choti ndi a Chewa basitu …..A Mkandawire,e,e,e,e,e…..tapangani invest in football ku North…..musayiwale kwanu…abale anu sadzakuyiwalani ayi …osati izi zomangokuDyerani nDARAMA IZI….AzingokuDyerani makopala anthuwa…….SINDIFE AMODZI ABambo Mkandawire,……..pulikiskani…asi mwawona sono..angokuDyeranipo Basi….apita….Mupulikenge baDada …….gezani kumaso sono……..remember Confucious…forsaking kinsmen is foolishness of the hifghest order, degree or magnitude. Mwati mutchuke ndi a Chewawa mwawona sono akuDyerani kenaka kuvotera a Chewa anzawo inu kukusiyani pamphepo….mukumva June……..sambiranipo apa! Kamzgange nifwiti yayi, fwiti nitilanganenenge….pala mukuti nkhuteta, muzakayezgeso chakla chikwiza…….bazamumuDyeraniso nthe……Kuno kuuChewa kuno, a Mkandawire, olo munakati mupikisane ndi galu olembedwa kuti akuyimira munthu wina aliyense amene sanabwere koma ndi Mchewa …….. munakaluzabe.. .(FACT). Kwa a Lomwe ndiye WORST….kudya njoka basi!!!!

  4. Namonde says:

    Sulom was re-elected ………Anyway ndizowawa ndithu kuti a Gibo aluza atadyetsa dollar yochuluka, nanga contribution kuchita kuposa bungwe?

  5. Kokotowa says:

    Kodi ndizoona ku mpiraku mumabako kwambiri eti? Mpaka sponsoring ndi more than two mita! Panya panu!

  6. A Gift Mukadawina Koma Ndi Botomani Ndili Lake Limene Lidakuluzitsani. Sorry Very Sorry

  7. ngalonde mlumba says:

    Lunga Alfred ..your passion for football will pay off. Can see your strides. Goodluck

  8. Jango says:

    Good move atumbuka akwanamo

  9. akulu says:

    He was talking as if he had already won the post. I listened to MIJ that day . This Idiot Malunga was underrating and looked down suleman . I felt bad coz u need to humble urself before any elections

  10. dunwill says:

    We can
    say that Gift is a true sportsman his contributions was made out of sympathy not to bribe voters go on Gift you’ll make it the other day

  11. Pita Munthalikha says:

    Gift is a great man. Show me any great man, they will tell you their moments of failure. Gift will one day lead FAM

  12. You don’t fund the elections with an intention of being elected that’s trying to bribe the voters. The best way was to use the money for campaign then that’s the right way to go

  13. sakhwi says:

    FAM only 1 million? Kodi zapa gate zimapita kuti?

  14. Wanganyewanganye mtumbuka says:

    That is competition. One a winner, or a loser.

  15. Achimidzimidzi says:

    This Gift Mkandawire is model. He needs to be respected in all manners.

    Whether he is bitter or not, its not an issue. That’s natural reaction to an unexpected result. But he is a hero in his own class of passion to football.

    I wish him all the best. Next sponsor your own team not these political election meetings

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