About FAM

 

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) is headquartered in Chiwembe Township, about 2 kilometers off – Illovo (Malawi) Sugar Ltd round-about in Limbe. Its offices are within the FIFA-funded Technical Centre. The infrastructure comprises of two football fields, a 26-room hostel, a conference centre, an auditorium, office blocks, recreation rooms, restaurant and laundry.

FAM as an institution is run by an elected body of Executive Committee members headed by a President. The tenure of office for the Executive Committee is 4 years. The Executive Committee members also serve on various sub-committee of the Football Association. The Executive arm of FAM is elected by the congress that constitutes 11 affiliates of FAM.

MISSION STATEMENT

To effectively organize, administer, develop and control the game of football consistent with FIFA rules and regulations in a manner that will continuously improve the standard of football in the country and enhance the competitiveness of Malawi football while at the same time providing wholesome entertainment to Malawians.

OUR VISION To contribute towards social economic development in the country and assist in putting Malawi on the world map through a thriving and robust football industry.

OUR GOAL To make Malawi a respected football nation and reinforce its dominance on the African continent.

SLOGAN “Making football happen”

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) was founded in 1966 as the governing body of football in Malawi and got affiliated to FIFA in 1967, to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in 1968 and later on to the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) in 1997. FAM is established in accordance with the Malawi National Council of Sports Act: Chapter 30.10 of the Laws of Malawi.