Mighty Wanderers Football Club on Sunday elected a new supporters committee at their Lali-Lubani Road club house in Chichiri in a peaceful election that saw youthful Dines Chitsulo occupying the hot seat, replacing flamboyant Yona ‘Green’ Malunga, who did not contest.
Dines won with 323 votes defeating businessman Coxley Kamange, who got only 28 votes in an election which was led the club’s board of trustees member James Chuma, former Nomads official Henry ‘Kaka’ Chibowa and Daudi Ntanthiko from Football Association of Malawi.
James Chiutsankhondo was voted first vice chairman after going unopposed while Mervin Nkunika occupied the post of second vice chairman after defeating Moffat Kabe Ching’amba.
On thesecretary position, Peter Mphepo won with 189 votes beating Felix Njaya, who got only 42 votes.
Vice general secretary went to Hebert Mapira, who defeated Eric Mambucha while the mantle to keep finances was handled to Chifuniro Chilambe with Foster Phiri as his vice.
The members committees are Jimmy Smith, Odil Kailedzi, Patrick Jali, Miss Olive Kandota and Doff Botomani.
In his acceptance speech, the new chairman Dines said they want to change things at Lali-Lubani like curbing violence which rocked the club last season.
He also said they will line-up a number of activities for the club to find money which will go towards assisting the players.
“We do not want Wanderers to be associated with violence. Time has come for us to curb out violence because we can’t attract sponsors if we continue pelting stones during matches,” he said.
The Nomads board of trustees James Chuma said the elections were free and fair and urged the fans to support the new committee.
Meanwhile, the Nomads are expected to hold the executive committee polls this coming Sunday at their club house.
Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :