Chalira re-elected chair of Malawi women football league

National Women’s Football League Chairperson Siveria Chalira has won a second mandate to run the affairs of women’s football in the country.

Some of Malawi female football coaches
Some of Malawi female football coaches

Chalira was elected unopposed with women’s football seasoned administrator Catherine Chikandula winning the Vice-Chairperson position with no opposition.

Secretary General Lina Mtegha also retained her position unopposed while Winnie Nyondo had a walkover after her fellow candidate Dyna Kadzayenkha of Central Region withdrawing at the eleventh hour.

Zondiwe Namasani from the South and Clara Luhanga North were elected committee members.

Football Association of Malawi Executive Member Flora Mwandira said the elections were conducted in a transparent manner despite that it attracted a few candidates.

Mwandira said people were not forthcoming to nominate their candidates giving most positions contested for unopposed.

“Fam asked the players in the elections who are the National Women’s Football Committee affiliates to submit nominations which they never did,” Mwandira said.

“So people can point a finger at anyone for of favouring the incumbent committee.”

In her acceptance speech Chalira promised to raise the profile of the women’s football in Malawi.

Chalira ousted Sugzo Ngwira, who transformed the women’s football in Malawi but fallen victim of bad girl to the Football Association of Malawi for openly challenging some of the association’s decisions.

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7 years ago


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Shady Banda
7 years ago

All Positions Unopposed No No No There Is Something Wrong Chalira And Others Do Not Celebrate.

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