Super League of Malawi (Sulom) elections has attracted the candidature of former Basketball Association of Malawi general secretary Daudi Sulemani who wants to for the vice president at the March 14 polls.
He is likely to face Gift Mkandawrire, who is in the outgoing executive committee of Sulom.
Suleman, an IT guru, has pledged to empower football clubs in the top flight league by introducing initiatives such as Mpira Sacco, medical schemes and branding.
“The football brand in Malawi is undervalued due to a number of challenges that currently exist in the game,” he noted.
He promised to ensure “a vibrant commercial and marketing departments of Sulom to improve the value of the football brand which shall result in a trickledown effect to stakeholders in terms of value and reward.”
He also promised to increase football coverage through digital marketing, broadcasting and websites
“Within the next three years, Sulom shall see to it that TV content around Malawi league football is produced and packaged in DVDs that can be distributed across the country to further expose the game
“We shall also produce and package club related content for TV consumption to help clubs draw supporters close to their brands”, he said.
He also promises cash payments at all levels, enhancing refereeing quality and establishing stadiums at district kevels so that countryside teams such as Mafco should be fulfilling home fixtures in Salima.