Thursday, August 11News That Matters
Shadow

Meke Mwase Demanding MK500 Million In Compensation

Share the story

Former Malawi national football team Coach Meke Mwase is demanding MK500 Million in compensation from the Football Association of Malawi over the termination of his contract.

This follows the decision by FAM to relieve Mwase of his duty as coach for the Flames and asking government to redeploy him for the reminder of his contract which will expire in 2023.

In a letter addressed to Alfred Gunda, secretary general of FAM, Mwase through his lawyer David Kanyenda says his client has always been willing to render his professional services to the Malawi National Team but FAM has been engaging in dubious actions designed to frustrate him.

The letter says the decision to relieve him of his duties as unconstitutional saying the constitution guarantees him right to fair and safe labour practices and fair remuneration.

He has argued that FAM is not party to the contract between his client and government therefore it lacks authority to terminate it.

In addition Kanyenda argues that Mwase has not been provided with any reason for the termination of his employment and has not been accorded an opportunity to be heard in relation to his dismissal.

With his Kanyenda has given FAM 48 hours to among others retract or withdraw a media statement announcing his termination of a contract and to apologize to his client.

In a addition, Kanyenda is also demanding all payments for full wages, salaries and monetization of all fringe benefits for reminder of Mwases contract.

He is also demanding damages for aggravated scale of defamation , embarrassment, loss of employment , anxiety, breach of contract, breach of constitutional rights and pain and suffering.

Kanyenda has since warned that his client will drag FAM to court , if it will not admit liability and make good use of Mwases claim for compensation

Related News
FAM welcomes history of Malawi football book

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has welcomed a history of Malawi football book authored by United Kingdom based Mario Antione. Read more

FAM announces Airtel Top 8 player of tournament nominees

FAM announces Airtel Top 8 player of tournament nominees

KAKHOBWE CHESTER DROPPED IN A 28-MAN PROVISIONAL SQUAD

The Head of Technical Panel for Flames, Mario Marian Marinica has excluded Civil Service United goalkeeper Ernest Kakhobwe,Wanderers attacking midfielder Read more

MALAWIANS IN RSA CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE IN STYLE

Malawians living in the Republic of South Africa celebrated Malawi's independence in style with a sports open day at Turffontein Read more

Dedza Dynamos To Be Called Salima Sugar FC

Dedza Dynamos will now be called Dedza Salima Sugar Football Club following a 48 - million kwacha worth 9 month Read more

Chimwendo Challenges Corporate World To Use Sport To address Social Challenges

Minister of Youth and Sports Richard Chimwendo Banda has challenged the corporate world and organisations to use sport to address Read more

MARIO MAKES 5 CHANGES

Head coach Mario Marinica has made five changes to the Flames squad that faces eSwatini in Hollywoodbets Cosafa Cup this Read more

Mighty Mukuru Wanderers Tour Mchinji District

Blantyre football heavyweights Mighty Mukuru Wanderers FC are expected to tour Mchinji district to be precise Kapiri where they will Read more

New Stadium On The Cards In Mponela

A new stadium in Mponela Dowa is set to spur the development of football at the grassroots level. Msaiwale Kavina, Read more


Share the story

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.