Tuesday, March 28, 2023
23.1 C

Donor confidence in Malawi...

Malawians have every reason to smile following the restoration of donor confidence in their government, with the World Bank being the latest bilateral partner to commit financial resources to the Malawi Government.

Mwanamvekha urges cyclone Freddy...

Presidential candidate for the former governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Joseph Mwanamvekha, has advised survivors of Tropical Cyclone Freddy to take proper care of their children and send them to school once schools open.

NICE, religious leaders preach...

National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust and religious leaders in Balaka have decried the tendency by politicians to politicize national development programmes, stressing this suffocates efforts and energies invested to achieve them.

APM admits he has...

Former President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has admitted for the first time since he was booted out of power in June 2020 that he has no solutions to the social and economic challenges weighing down Malawians at the moment.
HomeSportsSpanish Club Deportivo...

Spanish Club Deportivo Legane to invest in Malawi football

Posted in

The football complexion in Malawi will take a different shape in a few months as a Spanish Football team Club Deportivo Legane`s intends to invest in football in the country. 

This follows President Dr Lazarus Chakwera’s meeting which he had on Friday in New York with the club’s Chief Executive Officer Jeff Luhnow. 

“The demographics are in our favour. Africa and Malawi particularly has a youthful population. There is massive potential and football talent. We want to invest in football infrastructure, training and coaching. Malawi is a fertile ground for breeding world-class players. We want to use that opportunity,” said Luhnow. 

Luhnow: Malawi has a potential of football talent 

The club intends to build five football academies in Africa and Malawi will be the first beneficiary country to tap from the 50 million Euros dedicated to the cause. 

For his part, the football scouting agent based in America who has brokered the deal, Kingsley Pungong, said he spotted potential in Malawi and invited Club Deportivo Legane`s to exploit the opportunity.  

President Chakwera continues to engage heads of different international institutions in his effort to secure projects and cooperation for Malawi.


More from this Author

Governance experts fault Tonse Govt for appointing Kayuni as PS

Governance experts Victor Chipofya and George Phiri have faulted the Tonse Alliance government for appointing former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Dr. Steven William Kayuni, as Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Homeland Security.

President Chakwera, ITU Secretary General Doreen Bogdan-Martin discuss digital transformation for Malawi

Malawi President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on Monday afternoon held discussions with Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Ms. Doreen Bogdan-Martin, on how Malawi and ITU can work together to develop information communication technology (ICT) in the country.

Paak Foundation targets 100 underprivileged communities with improved water access

After successfully opening a free tailoring school at Nsaru Trading Centre in Lilongwe, Paak Foundation has now disclosed plans to drill and install a borehole each in 100 underprivileged rural communities across Malawi.