Mpira Mmudzi delights in 2 members in Scorchers Technical Panel

Mpira Mmudzi

Mpira Mmudzi Mwathu Schools has described as a huge milestone the inclusion of their two staff members in the Malawi Senior Women National Football team technical panel.

On Wednesday the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) released the technical panel for the Scorchers ahead of the COSAFA tournament in South Africa this month.

Ascent Academy coach Thom Mkorongo is headcoach while Abbas Makawa and Andrew Chikhosi have been named as assistants.

Yamikani Magombo is the team doctor ahead of the tournament in the rainbow nation.

Makawa and Magombo are staff members of Mpira Mmudzi Mwathu Academy.

Makawa is MMM's coach for the under five while Magombo is a Doctor for the Blantyre school.

Reacting to the appointments, MMM Schools Manager Linda Kasenda has described the appointments as reflection of the work that MMM in sports development in the country. 

"We take pride in these milestones for both Coach Abbas and Doc Yamikani. we wish them well. At the same, this speaks volume about the caliber of our technical members of staff because National team is top class, and this news give confidence to all MMM stakeholders that the kids are really in safe hands," Kasenda said. 

Mpira Mmudzi Mwathu is a local Non Governmental Organisation that is using sports for development among young people of the ages three to 18.

Currently the organisation has three centres with two in Lilongwe and one in Blantyre.

Apart from the established centres, it also runs mobile clinics in Dedza and Mangochi.