Sulom warns Wanderers and Civo on Lanjesi saga

Super League of Malawi (Sulom) general secretary Williams Banda has said Flames defender John Lanjesi can only be registered in the second round after transfer window is open even if the saga between Civo United and Mighty Be Forward Wanderers is sorted out.

 John Lanjesi with Sulom's Aggrey Khonje and TNM official:  Affected

John Lanjesi with Sulom’s Aggrey Khonje and TNM official: Affected

Lanjesi ditched Civo United but is unable to move to Mighty Wanderers due to a dispute over his contract.

Civo refused to release the player on understanding that he signed a pre-contract with the Lilongwe outfit prior to signing a similar contract with Wanderers.

Lanjesi and Wanderers sought Sulom intervention.

However, Banda said even if Wanderers can have the player it will be impossible to feature him because the team already registered 30 players.

“Lanjesi cannot be registered now because transfer window is closed. He can only be registered in the second round,” said Banda.

Sulom also advised Lanjesi and his parent club, Civo, to decide the transfer fee to allow the player join Wanderers.

Sulom used part of Bosman ruling to advise Lanjesi and Civo to settle the issue jointly.

Tiya Somba Banda, Sulom treasurer, said the player is contracted to Civo and besides that, he also signed a pre-contract with Wanderers.

Banda said since the player is interested to move to another team, then he should agree with Civo on the amount to be involved.

It was however, also reported that the player still has a running contract with Civo until 2017 despite signing a pre-contract with Nomads.

Flames coach Young Chimodzi warned Lanjesi that he risks losing his place in the Flames unless he gets a club and starts playing matches in the TNM Super League.

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7 thoughts on “Sulom warns Wanderers and Civo on Lanjesi saga”

  1. John Walusa says:

    Kusavera kwa lanjesi adzalila patsogolo nyelele zikadzamuuza kuti sizimusaina.

  2. Pata phiri says:

    Wanderers do u have money as u cant pay your existing players n what about tigers players it was due in may end today is 4.6.2015
    Amounting to mk13 million

  3. Mtangwanika says:

    typcal of mw futbo, how can a play sign two contracts with 2 diff. teamz? umbuli wachuluka pakati pa ma player amu super league. nanu a nyerere, musayina bwanji player woti ali ndi contract ndi timu yina without the concernt of the former? mukhawulira limodzi ndi nachesi wanuyo

  4. pancho says:

    Malawian football at its best ! Lord have mercy.

  5. Mbolo Sidwala says:

    But Holman used to play for Malawi as a free agent and Young knows about that. So why sendng a warning to Lanjezi? As long as he is match fit and able to deliver, let him play for Mother Malawi. It’s not the club that plays for the national team.

  6. ryan butao says:

    Nde bwino akhale osasewera first round yonse kuti azichenjera nyerere zizamutaya paliponse mulekeni,acivo musampatse clearance akhaule,young chimodzi akapitiliza kumamtenga ku flames tinchotsa ntchito,

  7. SOOTH SAYER! says:


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