Malawi goalkeeper legend Boniface Maganga to challenge Nyamilandu on FAM presidency

Widely regarded as one of the best goal keeper in the country, Boniface Maganga, has announced that he intends to challenge Mac Millan Walter Nyimlandu in the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) presidential elections to be held on December 18.

Magaga: I will contest

Magaga: I will contest

The goalkeeper legend said he will run a campaign for change, focusing on improving the management of football, saying “there are so many things that are going wrong” under the current Nyamilandu reign.

Maganga is credited for being at the hub of Malawi’s historic back-to-back East and Central Africa Senior Challenge Cup championship in 1978 and the following year.

“ I am certainly standing for FAM presidency,” said Maganga who also served as Judo Association of Malawi vice-president.

Nyamilandu, who is seeking a fourth term, remains the firm favourite for the role as he has backing from the affiliates who are the voters. He however faces resistance from the football fraternity not to elongate his stay at FAM and allow new brooms.

He now faces competition from one of the finest goalkeepers to emerge on the domestic scene, Maganga and Chikwawa United chairperson Owen Chomanika.

Former footballers and administrators Henry Kaka Chibowa and Alick Tahuna have only been approached to stand.

Candidates are required to serve mainstream football in any capacity for at least five years going into an election.

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Khonsolo
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Yes Maganga should realy contest nt wth Nyamilandu bt rather wth others coz Nyamilandu tenure has elapsed.

gezawaiona
Guest

go maganga go we will vote for you!

patrick banda
Guest

Adam Christon Masamba.

CITIZENX
Guest
ITS GUD TO HEAR PEOPLE WANT NEW BLOOD AT FAM, WHICH IS TRUE I BELIEVE THERE IS ALOT OF PEOPLE OUT THERE WHO CAN DO A BETA JOB BUT HISTORY SHOWS MALAWIANS CHOOSE THROUGH EMOTIONS AND NOT BRAINS LIKE A BUNCH OF KIDS. SO PEOPLE LETS GROW UP AND MAKE INTERLLIGENT CHOICES FOR THE SAKE OF PROGRESS IN OUR COUNTRY. THAT POSITION NOW NEEDS SOMEONE VERY SPECIAL – INTELLIGENT, EDUCATED, EXPERIENCED, STRONG WILL AND “YOUNG”. HISTORY HAS OSO SHOWN US THAT THESE OLD GUYS ONLY WANTS HIGH OFFICES FOR SELF ENRICHMENTS BASI. SO ONLY TIME WILL TELL HOW SMART OR… Read more »
Terminator
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Much as I do not support the idea of Walter standing again, I don’t think maganga is anywhere near to being a right candidate. Yes the guy (maganga) played football in the past and loves football but that cannot make him a good football administrator. And again marketing/selling motor vehicle parts is not enough for him to be a football administrator.

chigonjetso chiromo
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lets give chance to maganga, water has done his part

Louis Chimwala
Guest

nyamilandu nkrunziza should be swept away nothing he has done on malawi football we need new blood, more fire maganga.

Barbie
Guest

there are some some who always bring there friends down,go ahead do what ur heart tlls u.dont bother with those ppl who dont want to see other pple doing good in there life.

beston adamson
Guest

nde chani bus imakweka akamayendesa wina muzavomeleza kutukwanidwa ndi a thu inu ndimavutotu awa

Rover
Guest

Nthawi zonse ndikangomva za Walter ndimafuna kusanza. Mkulu uy kukondera kwambiri. Amakhala ndi club imene always amayikondera. Look at the composition of FAM. It’s full of uncles, nephews, brothers, sisters of this man. Tribalism/fedalismwill take us nowhere.

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