A dark cloud has engulfed the football fraternity following the death of super league side Kamuzu Barracks Head Coach Billy Phambala who died on Thursday morning.
According to Kamuzu Barracks General Secretary Prince Majiga, the late Phambala died on at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe.
Football Association of Malawi (FAM) President, Walter Nyamilandu-Manda described Phambala’s death as a big blow to Malawi Football as he was one of the top coaches with excellent track record.
“Phambala will be remembered as as a great leader who possessed excellent tactical and player management skills
“He was an accomplished Coach and at his peak led Kamuzu Barracks to their only Super League Championship in the 2016 and the FISD Cup in 2017.
‘We extend our deepest sympathies to the Phambala family and Kamuzu Barracks FC as they mourn his loss. May His Soul Rest in Peace,” said Nyamilandu.
According to a statement from the Super League outfit, details about the funeral programme will be announced later.