Super league of Malawi (Sulom) has said it will execute tough limit on the number of foreign players registered per club in 2019-2020 soccer season.
Sulom General Secretary, Williams Banda said that just like in many other countries across the globe and FIFA rules and registrations, the move is aimed at serving some of the languishing local talent.
Sulom believes the increase in mandatory home-based players will grow the pool of the players for the national team.
This follows the growing number of foreign players who assembled into the country during the pre-season training to try their providence at various clubs.
“It is recommended and we will make sure that club registers not more than five foreign players and clubs are compelled to field not more than three foreigners in the starting eleven of very much,” said Banda.
The Sulom President further said that the limits are essential to improve the quality of homegrown Malawian players.
The new season gets ongoing this Saturday with the launch match involving defending champions Nyasa Big bullets on Kasungu based TN stars at the Kasungu stadium.
He said activities start on Friday with a trophy parade in township such as Nkhamenya, Chamama, Madisi just to mention few and the activities reaches the climax on Saturday.
He said as an association they expect a tough and competitive season but violent free.