BLANTYRE (Malawi NewsNow) — Football Association of Malawi (FAM) CEO Mr Suzgo Nyirenda has confirmed Burundian tactician Nsanzurwimo Ramadhan will be a candidate to take over as national coach.
The Bullets FC head coach will be interviewed on Thursday alongside three Malawian candidates who include caretaker coach Ernest Mtawali, former Malawi coach Eddie Ng’onamo and Gilbert Chirwa.
“At its Executive Committee meeting held today Saturday 25th July 2015, the Football Association of Malawi has short listed four coaches to undergo interviews on Thursday 30th July 2015,” Nyirenda says.
“It is expected that the successful coach will be recommended as the new Head Coach for the Malawi National Football Team (The Flames).
“The meeting also resolved that the person who will become on position number 2 will become the Assistant Coach,” adds Nyirenda.
It is expected that the new coach will be unveiled by 1st August 2015.
The Flames job fell vacant when FAM fired Young Chimodzi and his assistant Jack Chamangwana after the Flames lost to Zimbabwe in the first leg of the Afcon qualifiers at home.
Mtawali was appointed caretaker coach for the Flames as the team was preparing for a friendly against Uganda on 6 July. Malawi won 1-0.