Football Association of Malawi (FAM) is grieving with the entire local football fraternity following the loss of former Nyasa Big Bullets General Secretary and Sulom Executive Committee member Wilily Phalula and FIFA Assistant Referee Ibrahim Mafuleka.
Phalula died on Thursday at Mwayiwathu Hospital in Blantyre and will be buried on Saturday afternoon at Bvumbwe in Thyolo.
Mafuleka, who was on the 2020 Malawi’s FIFA Referees panel died on Friday and will be buried in Luwelezi, Kasungu on Sunday.
“In this sorrowful time, we would like to extend to the families of Phalula and Mafuleka our heartfelt condolences. On behalf of the members of the Malawi football community, I hope that, in some way, our words of support may help bring a little bit of peace and solace in this time of sadness.
May our Lord comfort you and you’re loved ones in this trying time,” said FAM President Walter Nyamilandu.