Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu has declared his intension to contest in the FA’s elections in December.
Addressing the nation, Nyamilandu said he has come up with the decision upon being consulted by affiliates.
“Affiliates consulted me asking me to contest on the position of president this year. The have seen the remarkable achievements under my leaderships and how the standards of football have improved over the years”, he said.
Nyamilandu further said that his appointment as a FIFA council member can greatly help in football development in the country.
“As a FIFA council member I work with people from different countries. That gives an advantage as l can able ask people to come and help us in different areas that can improve the game of football in the country”,.
Walter Nyamilandu is the fourth candidate to show interest to contest for the position of FAM president. The other candidates are James Mwenda, Alufeyo Chipanga and Valawala Vingula.
Nyamilandu has been FAM president for 15 years since 2004.
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