Malawi Super League postpones games for elections

Super League of Malawi (Sulom) the mother governing national football league body has postponed all the games rescheduled for this week because of the May 20 Tripartite Elections.

In a press statement signed by Sulom General Secretary Williams Banda said the games were postponed on security reasons.

He said new dates would be communicated later to the affected teams.

William Banda: Games cancelled
William Banda: Games cancelled

Banda in an interview said the decision was done after consulting Football Association of Malawi (FAM).

Sulom has apologised to those including teams which were affected by the changes.

“The league sincerely regret for any inconvenience this might cause. However we believe that together we will develop the game,” Banda said.

The games affected are between Epac United and Kamuzu Stadium at Civo Stadium, Karonga United and Silver Strikers fixture at Mzuzu Stadium, Big Bullets’ game against Azam Tigers at Kamuzu Stadium on Saturday.

Sunday games involving Mighty Wanderers and Red Lions at Kamuzu Stadium, Moyale Barracks clash against Silver at Mzuzu Stadium, Blue Eagles’ game against Mafco at Nankhaka and Airborne Rangers game against Kamuzu Barracks at Chitowe have also been affected.

Malawi held Tripartite Elections on May 20 which were extended to 23 because of problems related to polling materials in 46 centres in Dedza, Lilongwe and Blantyre.

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