The competition was initially launched in May 2023 at Chintheche in Nkhotakota, with the finals scheduled for October 2023. However, due to some challenges, they were postponed to the new date.
The meetings are part of Dr Kamata’s effort to familiarize himself with the sports associations
Notable past winners of the awards include Benadetta Kwimbira, Gabadhino Mhango and Tabitha Chawinga.
Since he was appointed CEO of MNCS, Dr. Kamata has met with ten sports associations. Similar meetings are expected to take place with other associations.
We expect that every athlete nominated in each category will attend the event
The court will go a long way in developing and promoting the sport of basketball in the central region, as many teams will now be able to access it.
This is money that belongs to the public and we need to account for every penny
This is the first phase of the meetings. Dr Kamata will meet with all the sports associations
Namangale was last year appointed as the ambassador of Gift of Chess in Malawi
Dr. Kamata is not new to the sports arena. He has previously served as Vice President of the Netball Association of Malawi and its representative on the Malawi Olympic Committee.