Malawi: Spectator Sports
The warm heart of Africa
Football (Soccer) is the most popular sport in Malawi. It is played by boys at all levels from makeshift village playfields to prep school league competition. Malawi has a national football team nicknamed the Flames.
Netball has long been a popular sport for schoolgirls. Malawi is a full member of the International Federation of Netball Associations, and is currently ranked fifth internationally.