In a bid aimed at seeking international exposure mainly for the players, 2019 Southern Region Women’s Football Association of Malawi (FAM) League reigning champion Blantyre Zero is planning to travel to Zambia and Mozambique where the team is expected to play a number of international friendlies with their fellow top women’s football clubs and give players international exposure.
Blantyre Zero Media and Communications Officer Amin Mussa confirmed the development to Nyasa Times that arrangements and discussions with the teams from the two counties are in progress and that they are going on well.
According to Mussa the team is expected to play at least a maximum of six games.
He further added that apart from getting international exposure among players as well as the technical panel officials the club is also targeting to extend their brand to other countries during their off season period.
“We have a lot of activities which we want to do and we are starting with the international friendless because we want to give opportunity to our players to showcase at the same time allowing them to get football skills from their friends which they can apply in our local competitions as well as opening doors from international teams .
“The other main objective is to export more players outside malady as one way of developing our football, as such we are appealing to companies to partner us as we look forward to break the international appearances,” said Mussa.
The team is expected to leave the country between December end or within the first week of January 2020.
Currently Blantyre Zero has managed to export Malawi national women’s football team lethal striker Temwa Chawinga who plays her football in Sweden with Kvarnsvedens IK club.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :