Malawi coaches sign new contract

Malawi coach Young Chimodzi and his assistant Jack Chamangwana have signed a contract extension that will keep them in the job for another year.

Coach Young Chimodzi’s two-year contract with expired in the middle of the ongoing 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign.

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu said the association’s executive committee meeting held in Blantyre on Saturday approved the contract extension.

Malawi coaches have their contracts extended for a year
Malawi coaches have their contracts extended for a year

“FAM has already contacted the Ministry of Sports [which is responsible for the coach’s remuneration] and we are negotiating the contracts,” said Nyamilandu.

Chimodzi who has guided the Flames to the group qualifying stages after seeing off Benin on Saturday in Blantyre with a 4-3 post-match penalty win, said he was “extremely delighted” to be allowed to continue with Flames AFCON campaign.

According to him, with good preparation there are no obstacles to hinder Flames from reaching Afcon finals/

Chimodzi was recalled early this year after the end of Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet’s two-month tenure with the Flames.

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