Haiya declares interest to contest as FAM President as Nyamilandu gets his first Nomination

By Chisomo Phiri

The Super League of Malawi (SULOM) president, Fleetwood Haiya has declared his interest in contesting for the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) presidency in elections slated for December 16, 2023 in Mzuzu.

Haiya announced his interest in Mzuzu at a press briefing that was also attended by Northern Region Football Association(NRFA) officials and other affiliates.

“I hereby declare my interest to contest on a presidential ticket. I have been driven by a shared vision and commitment to transform our football to great heights,” Haiya said.


The SULOM boss said he is determined to take the country’s football to greater heights as he is going to offer a leadership that is dedicated, hardworking, transparent and accountable.

He further said he has declared his interest in accepting nominations from several associations including
National Referees Association(NRA) and Beach Soccer Associationof Malawi (BSAM).

During the presser, the Northern Region Football Association through its Secretary General, also nominated Haiya to become the next FAM President.

Haiya was elected SULOM President in February this year.

Meanwhile Incumbent Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu has received his first nomination from Central Region Football Association.

The association’s chairperson Austin Ajawa confirmed Nyamilandu’s nomination.