2019 Malawi Sport Awards
The Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) in 2017 introduced an ‘Annual National Sport Awards’ programme to be called “Malawi Sport Awards” aimed to recognize deserving athletes, individuals and organisations that are outstanding in contributing to the development of sport in the country.
• To recognise deserving stakeholders for their contribution to sport development in Malawi.
The Award scheme strives to achieve the following objectives;
• To encourage stakeholders to be part of the sporting community.
• To encourage those who participate in sport to aim higher in their respective disciplines.
• To develop pride, hard work and sportsmanship in athletes and all stakeholders
• To encourage the corporate world into sport sponsorship and partnerships.
• To establish a long lasting association between stakeholders i.e. sponsors, athletes, and the community.
• To encourage creativity and innovation in sport practice
• To encourage and promote fair competition in sport practice
• To turn sport into an attractive industry.
•To harness and promote the power of sport for the healthy, economic and social wellbeing of the Malawi nation
DETERMINATION OF THE WINNER
The criteria for selection of the winners is designed by the panel of judges guided by the guidelines below;
2. Creativity/novelty and innovation
3. Willingness to assist others
4. Time management
6. Demonstrable positive influence the community
SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR AWARDED ON 14th FEB 2020 AT BICC
HER ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE YEAR 2019
(a) Donated chess equipment in schools and sponsored a tree planting program at the schools with active Chess clubs using the money she won from the best Sport Administrator in the 2018 Malawi Sport Awards.
(b) Managed to send 19 chess players in this year to 5 international tournaments i.e. Africa Amateur in Namibia, Zone 4.5 individual Chess Championship in Madagascar, All Africa games in Morocco, Zone 4.5 U16 Championship in Lesotho, and Africa Youth Chess Championship in Namibia.
(c) Initiated and piloted a project for Chess in Schools for the deaf at Karonga School of the deaf to ensure diversity and inclusion.
(d)Supports primary school teachers to become chess patrons in remote areas and donates chess equipment.