Civo sneak back in TNM Super League through Epac

Civo Service United FC  will be back into the top-flight TNM Super League in the soon to be kicked off season despite  relegated to the second-tier league as it has replaced Epac FC.

Civo players on cloud nine back in Super League..Photo Jeromy Kadewere.

Epac FC owner  Dean Josaya confirmed that his side will not be playing in the Super League but Chipiku Central Region Football Association League (CRFA) Premier League and  Civo will replace the club.

“We have agreed to allow Civo play in the top flight instead of Epac Fc next season because Civo is a big team as to compared with Epac so it wasn’t right to see the team play in the premier divisiol,.” Josaya said.

He added: “ Epac FC will play in Chipiku League next season.”

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) said Civo would have to adhere to Club Licensing ahead of the new season.

Civo  vice-general secretary Ronald Chiwaula said the club is pleased to continue  their 30-year romance with the local elite league dating back to 1986.

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Ba Chatola

This is madness and smacks corruption of highest degree. Malawi’s football won’t develop with this mentality!!!!

Someone come and challenge its legality please!!!!!

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Che Wanimiliyoni
Am not a lawyer but my gut feeling tell me this is not only illegal but also illogical. How can, say liquidated or bankrupt company, be reregistered and continue to operate under same name and everything just as if nothing happened? Their arrangement should have seen Civo operating as EPAC for at least a season. The name Civo should not exist in Super League this season. SULOM and FAM are setting a very bad precedent which will corrupt small teams as next time a small teams like Wizard FC will sell their slots in the elite league just to save… Read more »

Is this not akin to match fixing? there must be a play off to identify the right team to replace EPAC.


can some body help me understand the reason these teams are giving here….


Kuononga masewero a mpira mwa dala. Mpira ndimaukonda koma koma zafikapa ndasiya kuonera mpira wa ku Malawi. It looks like some people amamva bwino akamaona Flames ikuluza. Don’t the soccer administrators know that top league ikakhala ndi ma underperformers National teams nayonso imakhala mbola? Kodi izi zikufunikanso seminar ku nyanja? Ndakwiya nanu kwambiri……….Shupit!!!!!!!


this is bad for football, how do you expect our football league to be of top quality when under performance still clinging to the league? just because they have a stadium? or because it is O.P.C. what rules do Sulom / FAM have when a team is relegated, though i expected this as it is not for the first time a super league team has been pushed down but still play in the top flight, sorry for Malawi football, we will never progress

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