Malawi national football team coach Ernest Mtawali and his assistant Nzazwirwimo Ramadhan at long last put pen to paper to officially authenticate their contract running for a year.
The signing of the contract just two months after the two were hastily offered engaged as coach after the unceremonious departure of their predecessors Young Chimodzi and Jack Chamangwana respectively.
Football Association of Malawi (FAM) General Secretary confirmed the development.
“As you are aware the coaches were appointed in August, but their contracts were not ready,” Nyirenda said.
“I am proud to announce that they were paid a visit by government officials who brought the contracts after two months.”
Mtawali was relieved to have finally signed a contract after two months of waiting.
“I am very excited. It was not easy. It’s been tough,” Mtawali said.
Mtawali and the Burundian, who is former Bullets coach, were appointed as permament coaches and were pushed to the deep end of work as they waited for their contracts.
Mtawali led the Flames to a 1-0n win against Uganda on July 6 as caretaker coach before taking charge against Swaziland in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in which the Flames wasted a lead to draw two-all.