No team from Nkhatabay in Simama League


Nkhatabay remains the only district in the north with no representative in the Northern Region Simama Football League this year.

Despite having some district competitions such as the Vuwa Kaunda League, no team in the district showed interest to play in Simama League.

The list that Northern Region football Association (NRFA) released shows that the league this year will be contested by 16 teams from across the region.

Fish Eagles

Fish Eagles is taking part in the league.

League administrators sought to decrease the number of teams in order to increase competition and reduce cases of teams not showing up for games.

This has seen some teams such Mzuzu United, Zolozolo United and Kaporo being left out.

The league however will include newcomers such as Ipota, Rumphi Pilates and former Super League side Embagweni United who have returned to the Simama League after a three year hiatus.

NRFA general secretary Masiya Nyasulu recently told Malawi24 that they only accommodated teams that met league requirements and paid full affiliation fees.

The qualified teams are

1-Fish Eagles

2-IPota Shooting

3-Chilumba Barracks

4-Karonga Utd

5-Rumphi Med

6-Rumphi Pirates

7-Ekwendeni Ha

8-Ekwendeni Utd

9-Lura Utd

10-Bolero Utd

11-Lufita Utd

12-Kawaza Utd

13-Luwinga Utd

14-Zolozolo FC


16-Embangweni Utd.



  1. What I know is we can built a national team of Tonga people who are in South Africa,Zim and Zambia and compete at the highest level.

  2. Nkhata bay is not good in building football Players since longtime,very few players make it to high level of football,but it is good in a fame of huge number of football lovers and suppoters,pple love football vry much in nkhatabay

  3. Nkhata bay ndikomwe kuli mpira kwambiri the issue is nepotism the district is not worthy to be alienated with northern province it is looked at as an alien

  4. 95% ya anyamata azaka zapakati pa 16 to 45 yrs ali ku joni ambiri ndi ena pang’ono ali ku tanzania…!! mpira wa 50 kwacha-wo alibe nawo ntchito

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