Nothing wrong with Nyasa Bullets deal: FIFA ok with tobacco company sponsorship to Malawi champions

There is nothing wrong with cigarette manufacturing firm—Nyasa Manufacturing Company (NMC) – to be bankrolling Malawi champions Big Bullets FC, world soccer governing body FIFA has clarified.

Big Bullets FC....Photo Jeromy Kadewere
Fifa okay Nyasa sponsorship for Big Bullets FC….Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) sought FIFA’s clarification on the matter, following the K500 million ($909,091)-five-year partnership agreement Bullets have had with the tobacco company which was facilitated by FAM president Walter Nyamilandu.

Fifa states that it finds itself in “a dichotomy” in that while on the one hand it has an obligation to promote the good image of the game [which may be done also by refusing to accept tobacco sponsorship], “it is also obliged to assist associations and other bodies to maximise their potential revenue in any legally admissible manner [which may include accepting tobacco sponsorship money].”

“There is nothing wrong with the deal, FIFA and FAM gives them all the approval, as FAM we are very happy that a big team like Bullets secured a huge sponsorship like this one, we are happy for them,” said Nyamilandu.

Bullets chairperson Sam Chilunga said it has been his dream to source a sponsorship to the team and now the dream has comes a reality.

“The deal took long to materialize because we had to court FIFA just  to get clarity”, added Chilunga.

According to him, the K500 million will divided into K100 million per year for five years.

Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :
0 0 vote
Article Rating

Sharing is caring!

Follow us in Twitter
54 Comments
newest
oldest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Hamza Wotch
5 years ago

Amalawi nsanje sadzasiya,kupanga zabwino ena kuziipitsanso,palibe vuto apa!or ikhale Fodya Big Bullets sibolani Cashiyo basi.

Kingsley adam
5 years ago

Nsanje siyabwino mawa udzakhala uli iwe neba

njuli
njuli
5 years ago

Thumbs up to Nyasa Manufacturing Company for taking on board our beloved BB, a word of caution to BB management, chonde kuba ayi ndalama ndi za osewera amene mavutika, timuyi ndi aife anthu inu tinangokupatsani mwayi wotsogolera mmalo moti tonse singatsogolere timu nthawi imodzi. I suggest may be Nyasa should also bring in their Finance people to look into finance issues for accountability purposes.

But Iam against those enemies who are not happy about BB getting sponsorship a malawi tiyeni tizikondana kusiyana matimu okonda sichifukwa kuti muzilemba zoyenera za timu ya anzanu ayi.

diego
diego
5 years ago

Typical of Malawian people PULL ME DOWN SYNDROME bola zanga zikuyenda we will never move forward ndi nsanje ,wake up !!!!

bodza lekani
bodza lekani
5 years ago

The future of NMC is uncertain? Ok what about that of second hand cars dealer which some countries have banned for pollution, do we have a future at the reserve bank continuing sponsoring a team with the economy in its current state. Tapezani zonena zina….

wanyerere ubooka mmimba

wanyerere olo ukwiye ndi ka sponsorship kako ka b forwad
kammanjako

Mukhala
Mukhala
5 years ago

mkhuku yanjilu siiswa madzila,wanyerere ukuenera kuvomereza kut Bb nditeam yolemera muno mmalawi .

ben malonda
ben malonda
5 years ago

Undwa zako izo mwana

nyerere
nyerere
5 years ago

Mapale mutha kusankha limodzi mwamaina awa for your team

Fodya bullets
or
Tobacco Bullets
or
Nyasaland Bullets
or
Khanundu Bullets
or
Chain Smokers Bullets

AKIJA
AKIJA
5 years ago

More fire mawule waza waza

shares
Read previous post:
Raising Malawi flag in UK: Sharon Tembo releases debut single ‘Running’

Malawian new music talent, singer and songwriter Sharon Tembo is releasing her debut single titled ‘Running’ which was recorded at...

Close