Mzuni FC trade barbs with Zodiak’s Mike Bango

Head Coach for Mzuzu University football club popularly Alex Ngwira has advised Zodiak sports reporter Mike Bango to always strive for professionalism in his sports coverage especially on issues concerning his Mzuni FC.

Zodiak senior sports reporter Mike Bango

Zodiak senior sports reporter Mike Bango

The Coach made the appeal against a recurrent accusation by the Luwinga based intellectuals that Bango gives them negative publicity, recent being events surrounding the team’s qualification into the TNM super League.

Mzuni officials say that Bango is refusing to let it go by still painting the picture that their team— Mzuni FC— is not the right team to play in the Super League despite an official announcement and declaration by the legitimate body running Simama Northern region football League that Mzuni FC are the Champions of the lower league and therefore qualified for the top flight league—The TNM Super League of Malawi.

“Bango is always against Mzuni FC. He can interview an official from another team and fail to interview an official from our team on the same so that the public can make informed decision on an issue. I think he deliberately ignores profesionlism when it comes to reporting issues concerning Mzuni FC,” said Ngwira adding that his conduct is forcing Mzuni FC and its supporters (Students) to believe that he (Bango) has natural hatred for the team.

Asked as to why he thinks Bango loathes his team, Ngwira was not sure but was again forced to believe what he was told by those who are close to Bango that the promising award winning sports presenter vowed to paint the students team as devils taking into account the bad behavior the supporters (Students) display in their football matches.

But on this, Ngwira was quick to assure Bango and indeed the entire nation that his team is a changed side and should not worry.

‘Let him slow down on his attacks, Mzuni FC is a changed team,’ Ngwira said.

On his part, Bango, in a telephone interview, sounded defiant.

‘They might be in College but these guys need to be schooled’

‘If it was in a court, the issue is about Chilumba Barracks FC Vs Simama League authorities; why should I interview Mzuni FC officials,’ rhetorically asked Bango.

He further disclosed that ‘this is a disputed championship’ giving the impression that it will be over until it is over.

However, Mzuni Coach Ngwira disclosed that preparations for the TNM super League are going on smoothly saying he is assembling a strong squad that will survive the TNM super League scare.

Teams which have been qualifying from the Northern region are always relegated by the end of the season.

The battle between Mzuni FC and Mike Bango reached a climax last week when former Mzuni officials released a strongly worded open letter to Zodiak radio’s Managing Director Gospel Kazako asking him to discipline Bango over what they also branded as biased reporting on their team.

“You may wish to revisit the recorded programme of yesterday’s (2nd March,2015) TNM soccer show as well as Sunday’s (March 1,2015) Morning’s Sports Show where he abruptly inserted a nonentity to simply lambast Mzuni FC. In both programmes, we believe you will not miss the sarcasm and ridicule which he deliberately introduced when covering about the attacked team,” read the open letter in part while bringing to his attention that the biased reporting is causing a lot of confusion to the body running the League.

“His poor and biased coverage is causing confusion within the Executive Committee running the League in the Northern region while Mzuni FC is being tortured to embrace the hate. Your Chap, Bango, is deliberately creating a mountain out of a molehill in as far as Simama League is concerned.

“We further encourage your management to investigate rumors that he, Bango, has received bribe from Major Bicyle of Chilumba Barracks FC to unleash propaganda against Mzuni FC as he is currently doing,” the letter reads.

However, Bango in the interview admitted that he was not impressed with the open letter telling Mzuni FC officials to formally address his employers in private if they have issues with him and not writing open letters as they did.

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Truth Pains Mike Bango Continue Telling Us The Truth U R A True Reporter Why Only Simama League ?Mumatichitsa Manyazi

Piche Yakiti
Mike Bango is a fine sports reporter no two ways about it. If you ask me, I would say he is fitting Steve Banda’s shoes. Hear his voice, so scintiltating. Every season MZUNI has issues, why? last season you were involved in these wrangles, munakhalika bwanji inu? To do better in life does not mean you should go through the corridors of a University. We have got very successful people in Malawi who never graced any university. MZUNI ndiye kuti chani apa, dzina kunyasa ngati kuthako chomchi? Ndipo paja iyi ndi teachers training college no wonder matama anuwo kufuna kuzikweza… Read more »

Kunenepa kwa Mike mwina ndi peace of mind Bravo Bango wawawawawawa




Mr K K, let’s be civilized! Be schooled that MZUNI FC is not MZUZU University,likewise,Mzuzu University is not Mzuni FC! The issue here is not about academic matters;its purely SPORTS! For ur own info. Mzuni Students hav no tym 2 play My frend…By th way; Tell us which university in Malawi is the best? And why,if there is any?Don’t u know that all universities differ in one way or another?ur reaction needs a lot to be desired!Once again,leave MZUNI FC/University alone!


Guyz going to Mzuni does not mean you are more intelligent than other Malawians. Do not relate this issue to whether one went to university or not. There are better university colleges in Malawi than Mzuni. Therefore stop this nonsense. Let the truth be known and fair judgment be passed.


Mike Bango was telling the Nation the truth. Chilungamo chimapweteka. Kodi a mzuni munapambana pati? Mwangopasidwa mwa u¤buli

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Mike bango wayamba kunenepa mark my words “fat”

Black Market

Kodi ntolankhani ndi Bango yekha ngati? Radio ndi imodzi yokha ngati, pitani kwina akupangeni interview. Superleague mwailowera pa windowyi ikukanikani koopsa ndi attitude imeneyi. If u are not good u are not supposed to join supperleague

Wagwa nayo
Mike Bango is right Mzuni wanted that ZBS should terminate Bangos services by writing to zbs management olo ndikanakhala ine sindinganene zabwino za Mzuni. Mike more fire mzuni yoipa iyi ikufuna akuchotse ntchito uzikavutika kumudzi. Wicked Mzuni !

Bangor is jealous coz he never went to university!

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