Civo forfeit prizes after boycott

Civo United FC have forfeited the Christmas hampers they were supposedto receive after participating in the Malawi Schools Sports Association (Massa) Super Cup following the club’s refusal to go into penalty kicks against Big Bullets after a nil-all draw.

Civo United Xmass hampers withdrawn
Civo United Xmass hampers withdrawn

Players and officials from top three teams at tournament were supposed to receive Christmas hampers provided by Rab Processors Limited but the tournament organizers withheld hampers that Civo were supposed to receive pending a decision on the action by Civo, who boycotted penalty shoot-outs after playing a goal-less draw against Bullets.

Massa general secretary Blackson Malamula, who headed the organising committee has since disclosed that the Christmas hampers that were supposed to be given to Civo have been relocated to other people who
assisted in running and organising the tournament.

Malamula also said Bullets and Blue Eagles FC got more packs than planned after Massa and the organising committee had resolved to hold Civo’s hampers.

“Blue Eagles and Bullets were supposed to get 20 hampers each but we increased the allocation for each of the two teams to 22 when it became clear that Civo would not receive their hampers. The remaining 16 hampers were given out to people who helped in running and organizing the competition,” said Malamula.

Despite the condemnation poured on his side for the unsportsmanship behavior, Civo team manager Austin Nyondo justified the club’s action, insisting they had inside information that they were not going to play
in the final even if they won against Bullets.

“We were told by a member of the organising committee that regardless of the outcome of our game against Bullets, we would not play in the final. We were informed that Bullets and Blue Eagles would meet on the
final day following the absence of Zambian side Nkhwazi FC,” said Nyondo.

On the decision by Massa to relocate the team’s prize, Nyondo said there was nothing his team could do about the issue but added that the team will have to reconsider its participation in future Massa events.

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Alungwana
Alungwana
6 years ago

To help with your peanuts you Massa

simia
simia
6 years ago

Kodi inu a Blackson Malamula zampira munazidziwira kuti? Kumangoti Massa anthu oti chobadwireni u have never played football musatinyasepo apa. Dzina Blackson munthunso kukhala wakuda ngati Kiwi Shoe Polish?

owen odinga
owen odinga
6 years ago

Well done BlacksonMalamula.

Harris Batson
6 years ago

zaziiiiiiiiiiii.shame on u

MBACHI
MBACHI
6 years ago

CIVO SHAME ON YOU. WE CAN NOT RESPECT YOU ANY MURE. ZACHIMIZI ZOMWE MWACHITA.

M'doko
M'doko
6 years ago

Don’t worry macivo tidazowera timahumper mtichaninso atidyerako zinthu

Ineyo
Ineyo
6 years ago

MASSA musathe mau plz muzawafunaso ma team wa.
Vuto lake ma organisers they just wanted to use players as their slaves or hoes. Inu hamper ya 2,000 ndi imene mukuchita kupangila chintonzo chonchi? Nanu atolankhani athu popeza munali mu organising committee u want to take this as big issue, plz u shld help to protect players

Bongo Bouyi
Bongo Bouyi
6 years ago
Reply to  Ineyo

Civo more fire inu siolakwa kumasezetsana kutundu odutsa mulingowanu sibwino. kuyambila lero zitenga matimu akumtima kwao satizuze ai! azakufunani sikale ai abweranso koma musalore!

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