Football enthusiasts and analysts have commended Super League of Malawi (Sulom) decision to lift the ban to Blantyre giants Mighty Wanderers and Big Bullets from playing their home games at Kamuzu Stadium.
The two clubs were banned from Kamuzu Stadium and also paid a heavy fine from their supporters’ violent conduct.
But Sulom last week lifted the ban, allowing the two clubs to play at the country’s soccer Mecca.
When asked by Nyasa Times to comment on the development, former sports minister and renowned football analyst, Moses Dossi said: “That’s a very positive development and this is something that I have been calling for. I talked about this to different radio station.”
He said while the action by the supporters of the teams was unacceptable, the punishment was affecting the Wanderers and Bullets who have no sponsorship now.
Dossi said “Sulom deserves commendation” for lifting the ban.
“Football fans must always know that this is a game and in a game you win or you lose, so they should not associate football with violence,” he advised.
Another football pundit Albert Sharra says the two teams have learnt their lessons with the ban and that it will serve as a deterrent.
“Surely they have been punished and hopefully their fans will not repeat the same mistake as this has proven to be very costly for their clubs,” Sharra told Nyasa Times.
Nomads returned to Kamuzu Stadium with a 2-0 win against Blantyre United.