FA Malawi to follow up on UK-based Henri Kumwenda

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has said it is following young Malawian sensation striker Henri Kumwenda based in Leeds, UK who has attracted the attention of Liverpool and two other English Premiership League clubs Arsenal and Man City.

Henri Kumwenda scored the winning spot-kick as Leeds United defeated Sheffield Wednesday in FA Youth Cup

FAM president Water Nyamilandu said the body is following the “whizz-kid” with keen interest.

“We are also trying to establish more details to see if he is willing to play for his home country Malawi,” said Nyamilandu.

Apart from Henri Kumwenda, FAM president said they have also received reports about several talented young Malawians in England that are playing professional football.

Nyamilandu said FAM is working with a “correspondent in the UK” to compile a list of all the players “so that we can approach them for further assessment.”

He said FAM’s intention in “raising the bar” is to capitalise on the window of opportunity that has presented itself through dual nationality “so that we can strengthen our national team with talented players in diaspora.”

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SuperAnt
SuperAnt
1 year ago

It is sad that we are only hearing of this sensational youngster now, chances are the boy will refuse to play for the national team just looking at state of our football right now both in the league and the national team. We can not compete in the African champions league or as a national team any of the African competitions. We play the blame game better then we play the game of football. Our administration has failed to deliver the game of football to it’s highest level locally yet we expect to recruit so called sensational youngsters with dual… Read more »

billy
billy
1 year ago

Lack of dual nationality did not prevent foreign based players from playing for Malawi. Walter has no clue about the issue of dual nationality. If Kumwenda is that good would you expect him to chose to play for lowly Malawi instead of glamorous England?

Fortune
Fortune
1 year ago

Munthu uyu mutu wake siumagwira ntchito bwino. Akufunika kuchipatala. Maplayer mumayenera kumawalondola nokha osati kudikira ena awaone ndiye mudziyamba phokoso. Mwanayu sangalole kusewera timu yanu baba. Zitayeni musanachite manyazi.

Ndendeuli
Ndendeuli
1 year ago

This Walter dude needs to have his head examined.

Fortune
Fortune
1 year ago
Reply to  Ndendeuli

Join the discussion…Sure. His head is not working properly. If no team had shown any interest in him, then they could have been quite. Shame on him indeed.

Me You
Me You
1 year ago

Like what u did with Tamika Mkandawire?

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