ADVANCED SPORTS MANAGEMENT IS DEVELOPING SPORTS IN MALAWI

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As the second phase of the advanced Sports Management course will soon be commencing, MOC has said that this course is very important as it is contributing to the improvement of sports in organizations.

The Secretary General for MOC Honorable Jappie Mhango confirmed this in an interview saying in order to have a better managed sports industry, there must be well trained administrators.

“We as MOC and Olympic Solidarity  thought as much on how we can improve sports in the country and that is why we came up with this initiative,” Mhango Said.

The Course consists of 21 participants and has a duration of 6 months which commenced in August 2017 and expected to end in January 2018. The Second Phase will commence on the 2nd of September 2017 at the Olympafrica Center in Lilongwe.

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COCA-COLA GENEROUSLY DONATES TOWARDS SUMMER GAMES

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Olympiafrica Centre Malawi, has extended their heartfelt gratitude to carlsberg Malawi through  their Coca-cola brand for their generous contribution towards the Summer games.
Joseph Kasonya who is the Center Director for Olympafrica Malawi said that Coca-cola has done a very great Job in contributing to the development of sports in the country.

“Water is life and their donation of Quench water assisted Organizers and Athletes during games to cool tempers and withstand the heat of summer time. Forever we are grateful to them,’ Kasonya said.

MNCS HAILS SUMMER GAMES

The Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) has thanked the Malawi Olympic Committee (MOC) for organizing the Summer Games.

MNCS their statement, said the Summer Games are very important as they create an opportunity for developing sports at grass-root level.

 

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MNCS Regional Development Sports Officer, Mr Isaac Phiri said that developing sports from grass root level gives Athletes the opportunity to develop skills in their respective sport disciplines as well as long term perfection.

“In Malawi we don`t have grass root development so the Summer Games are a blessing in disguise,” Phiri said.

The Summer Games took place at the Olympiafrica Center in Lilongwe, from 25th to 28th August 2017.

IHF HAS BEEN TREMENDOUS IN ITS DRIVE TO IMPROVE HANDBALL IN MALAWI

Handball Association of Malawi has organized an International Handball Federation (IHF) “C” LICENSE COACHING COURSE for the improvement of knowledge and skills in handball.

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The course is taking place at the Olympafrica Center in Lilongwe and has commenced today on the 14th of August 2017. Twenty coaches from different parts of the country are undergoing this training and are expected to come up with teams in their respective areas and identify athletes for national team contention.

The facilitators of the course are Mr. Wolfgang Lowak IHF instructor from Germany and Mr. Blackson Malamula who is Malawian Handball coach.

MOC TO ORGANIZE SUMMER GAMES 2017

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Malawi Olympic Committee through its Olympafrica Center will be welcoming the summer with a sports festival called “summer games”

MOC announced this during a workshop which was organized with different primary school teachers and sports associations to commence the preparations for the games at Kamuzu Institute for Sports in Lilongwe.

There are 7 sport codes that have been chosen namely Football, Netball, Judo, Lawn Tennis, Athletics and Archery. The festivals will commence on the 25th of August and end on the 1st of September at the Olympafrica Center in Lilongwe