MOC LENDS A HELPING HAND TOWARDS THE “BUILD A COURT” INITIATIVE AND THE PARALYMPICS ASSOCIATION OF MALAWI

Over the weekend, MOC made a series of donations to different functions all for the good of the games. Malawi Olympic Committee managed to source water from Southern Bottlers Malawi Ltd courtesy of the strong relationship it has with the International brand Coca cola. The first group of beneficiaries were the Basketball Association of Malawi through their CEZOBAL, a campaign called “build a court” whose goal is to raise funds to build a new basketball court at CIVO stadium.

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The other group discipline that benefited from this was the Paralympics`s Association of Malawi who were having their regional tournament at the Kamuzu Institute for Sports. Athletes from different parts of the country including Lilongwe assembled to complete for honors.

NADO ENLIGHTENS TEAM MALAWI FOR BAHAMAS ON ANTI-DOPING

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The National Anti-Doping Organization through its Secretary General Mr. Leonard Sharra shared some enlightenment to the Athletes who are participating in the Commonwealth Youth Games on issues dealing with Anti-Doping.
Sharra clearly emphasized on the need to stay away from such immoral practices which could cost their careers and face consequences of Anti-Doping. He has discouraged the team from such immoral practices. He therefore encouraged hard work for better performances

TEAM MALAWI SET FOR THE 2017 BAHAMAS COMMONWEALTH YOUTH GAMES

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The Commonwealth Games Association of Malawi (CGA Malawi) has assured a podium performance for the Commonwealth Youth Games that will start from the 18th to 23rd of July in Nassau, Bahamas.

This was confirmed  by Mr Dennis Kumwenda who is the Chef De Mission for Team Malawi as he added to say that, CGA Malawi`s Moto is “Bring a Medal” and he is very sure about the fulfillment of the Moto because of the quality of the Athletes which he emphasized that they are very good and also because of the frequent training camps that have been taking place towards the games preparations.

Team Malawi is slated to leave for Bahamas on the 16th of July 2017.

MOC CELEBRATES THE OLYMPIC DAY

Olympic Day is nowadays developing into much more than a run or just a sports event. Based on the three pillars “move”, “learn” and “discover”, National Olympic Committees are deploying sports, cultural and educational activities which address everybody – regardless age, gender, social background or sporting ability.

This year`s Olympic Day Celebrations took place on the 24th of June in Ntchisi under the Theme “Move, Learn, Discover”.19511077_1409069085844962_2796631133785083750_n

CGA MALAWI HOSTS EQUIP WORKSHOP

The Commonwealth Games Association of Malawi (CGA)  hosted the eqUIP (University Internship Program) workshop which started on the 26th of June all the way to the 27th of June.
All delegates were slated to arrived on 25th of June. The eqUIP workshop  took place at the magnificent Bingu wa Mutharika Conference Centre(BICC).
In participation were 7 African countries namely; Zambia, Nigeria, Lesotho, Rwanda, South Africa, Bostwana and the Host country itself Malawi.

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Team Malawi Clinches Silver Medals at the FutbolNet regional Tournament in Zambia

2017-06-16-OlympAfrica-FutbolNet-inside-01On the 10th and 11th of June 2017, the National Olympic Committee of Zambia and its OlympAfrica center in Lusaka hosted a  FutbolNet regional tournament which brought together children from the OlympAfrica centers of Malawi, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zimbabwe and, of course, Zambia.

The teams representing the host center won the gold medal in the two categories of the tournament, namely “benjamins” (12-13 years old) and “minimes” (14-15 years old). The players from Malawi came second in both categories, while team Mauritius went back home with a bronze medal in the “minimes” category, as did the Zimbabweans for the “benjamins” group.