Haiya commends Chakwera for his commitment towards the development of football in Malawi

By Chisomo Phiri

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) President Fleetwood Haiya has commended President Lazarus Chakwera for his continued commitment towards the development of football in the country.

Haiya was speaking on Thursday at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe where the president held a dinner for National Football Teams that are participating in Four Nations Tournament.

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) President Fleetwood Haiya has commended President Lazarus Chakwera for his continued commitment towards the development of football in the country.
Fleetwood Haiya


He said the association appreciates the commitment Chakwera and the government have shown amid the Four Nations Tournament which is taking place in Lilongwe from Saturday.

The FAM President said the dinner which Chakwera organized for the participating teams is a testimony of the commitment that the President is demonstrating in the development of sports.

“This is a demonstration of commitment from you Excellency towards the development of sports in the country. This is a testimony that you really want to develop sport.

“The tournament demonstrates the partnership of unity of purpose among football associations from the four countries,” he said.

Haiya also commended FIFA for allocating resources towards the tournament.

He said the tournament was convinced by football association presidents on the sidelines of the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Ivory Coast.

The FAM President said he is optimistic that the tournament is just the beginning and will continue to strengthen cooperation in the development of the game in the four nations.

Malawi is hosting the tournament that involves Malawi, Zambia, Kenya and Zimbabwe.