James Mwenda, Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has been removed as the main Organizing Committee Chairperson of the upcoming under 17 Cosafa Cup to be held in Blantyre in September, 2019.
This has arisen routing the elective FAM Annual Meeting to partake in December, 2019.On Tuesday evening Mwenda confirmed in Lilongwe that he has been eradicated but did not disclosed the reasons for his eradication.
This decision of by FAM executive of eradication may be in connection with Mwenda’s announcement to contest as FAM president some three weeks ago. Surprisingly, Northern Regional Football Association (NFRA) endorsed Mwenda as candidate and Central Regional Football Association consolidated it later.
Nevertheless, the football fraternity was in amaze to learn that both associations had distance themselves to the endorsement.
They said it was done without consultation as it only reflects individual views.
Walter Nyamilandu the FAMs president has not shown his stand on whether he is ready to go for fourth term of office.
Mwenda and chipanga the chairperson of Karonga United have come up to indicate their wishes.
Julius Mithi, Former executive member of FAM, indicated that Mwenda might be sidelined by FAM or a victim of circumstance.
No official from FAM picked up their phones when contacted.
Underground movement is gathering momentum to have Nyamilanu on the helm with printed t-shirts with the support of his candidature despite not coming public.