Mighty Be Forward Wanderers Football Club on Saturday elected a new executive committee at their Lali-Lubani Road Club House, Chichiri in Blantyre that saw a number of positions going unopposed like chairman George Chamangwana returning his seat.
General Secretary Mike Butao also returned his seat unopposed as well as on the Second Vice Chairman Allan Chuma.
The battle was on the First Vice Chairman where Chipiliro Mpinganjira lost to Gift Mkandawire, while Christopher Kananji returned his Vice General Secretary seat after defeating Duncan Kamwendo and Vincent Patel.
On the post of treasurer, Davies Msadala claimed the day, while Chulu Nkangama was voted his vice.
On the clubs executive committee all the six people, who were vying for the post like Onani Chaponda, Hendlix Chabwera, Robert Mdeza, Flora Mkusa Nkhoma , Sugzo Ngwira and Duncan Jumbe were all ushered in, since they were looking for six members.
The elections were presided by Super League of Malawi (Sulom) vice president Daudi Sulemani.
He declared the elections as “free, fair and credible.”
In his acceptance speech, Mighty Be Forward Wanderers chairman George Chamangwana assured the Nomads fans of a successful 2016 season and hailed them for their trust in him.
“I have a few words to all Wanderers fans in this country. First of all l would like to thank you for your trust in me, and l promise to deliver during my tenure. For Wanderers to do well we need to work together as one family,” he said.
Wanderers board chairperson Rashay Gaffar hailed the Nomads fans for a peaceful election, and asked the new executive committee to deliver their promises.
“This has been one of the historic elections. Wanderers have shown unity,” he said.
“Wanderers is not a one man club, but for the entire nation. When doing your job make sure that players come first because most of the times some selfish people you [cashgate] players money,” said Gaffar.
Gaffar also reminded the executive committee to keep the ball rolling on the Nomads new stadium by pledging a K1 million donation.
“We want Wanderers to have its own stadium and before anybody l want to set a good example as l am pledging K1 million for a starter,” he said.
The business tycoon also assured the Nomads fans that Muhammad Sulumba will play for Wanderers come 6th April when the League will kick-off.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :