Chawanangwa Kaonga Portugal-bound

Former Silver Strikers hitman Chawanangwa Kaonga is earmarked  to play for a Portuguese club in the coming season following an agreement brokered by the Mozambican club Chibuto FC.

Mafuta Mwale: Kaonga to play in Portugal
Mafuta Mwale: Kaonga to play in Portugal

Silver Strikers chairman McDonald Mafuta Mwale confirmed that Chawanangwa would join the unamamed club in June this season.

“Chibuto has a club in Mozambique which wants Chawangwa’s services. The Portuguese club and Chibuto FC are sponsored by the same company. The officials of the Portuguese club were impressed with Chawangwa after watching  his footage,” Mwale said.

“I can assure you that come June, Chawangwa will be in Portugal.”

He described the window of opportunity for the nimble-footed striker as not only good news for him but Malawi as a whole.

“Portugal is a big step for him and will offer an opportunity to develop further. We are happy for him,” he said.

Silver Treasurer Fred Karonga said  the Silver will receive US$15,000 (K7.2 million) this week from Chibuto as well as a cut when the player moves to the Portuguese club.

“The arrangement is that we have a stake in the player even if he is sold to other teams in Europe. It is a good deal and both parties are happy,” Kalonga said.

Kaonga will become the second Silver Strikers player to play in Portugal after Jimmy Ukonde but he eventually changed his nationality.

Bullets FC also wanted the player but the chairman Mafuta-Mwale put his foot down that the player could not be sold to a competitor on the local scene.

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noxy osheva
5 years ago

again,osalimbana nd bb,nd ku mtnda

julius
5 years ago

O d best chawa

dobadoba
dobadoba
5 years ago

Great news to Malawi football

Ollens Msonda
5 years ago

To us at Mzuzu United is good move and wih all the best.

ujeni
5 years ago

can you give us more information about this Jimmy Ukonde. Which nationality did he change to?

Born Politician
Born Politician
5 years ago

Jimmy Ukonde just like the name

zoshola
zoshola
5 years ago

zabwino zonse

BERN
5 years ago

Waithaima iwe BB? jst continue squaring ur circle

Mlolo
Mlolo
5 years ago

Seja bem vindo ao nosso clubo do pôrtugal.

Cos
Cos
5 years ago

Not Only CAF can put players at high market,bravo Dr Mafuta Mwale 4 being cunning 2 sale de player a cheaper team with no future,could they manage 2 pay that amount? de ans is no but jelous.

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