The government has said it has no intentions of hiring an expatriate coach due to financial constraints instead it will cast net wide searching for local coaches.
The Flames have no head coach after the firing of Young Chimodzi and Jack Chamangwana last month.
The communication Football Association of Malawi (FAM) received from their ultimate employer, the ministry of youth development and sports has revealed that the coffers at the central government are dry to meet the demands of an expatriate coach.
The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has revealed that communication from ultimate employer, the ministry of youth development and sports indicates that coffers at the central government are too shallow to meet an expatriate football coach demand.
“The commitment we have from the government is to recruit a local coach. The available funds are not enough for an expatriate coach,” said Nyamilandu-Manda.
Belgium Tom Saintfiet was the last foreign coach to coach the Flames in 2013.
Malawi is expected to meet Swaziland in September ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and reports indicate that by August 1, 2015, a new head coach for the Fames would have been recruited on permanent basis.
Currently it is Ernest Mtawali who has been taken on board as a caretaker coach.
His first task was on Malawi’s 51st Independence Day celebrations where Chiukepo Msowoya scored only important goal for Malawi beating visting side Uganda 0-1