Blantyre Stadium Project Still On, Construction Work to Start Soon

By Felix Kapatamoyo

Mutharika promised to construct the stadium

Government through the Ministry of Sports has said that the Blantyre National Stadium at Njamba Freedom Park which government promised will commence after finalizing surveys which are underway.

The Ministry of Sports Public Relations Officer, Simon Mbvundula said government was still committed to its promise of constructing Blantyre National Stadium, saying that as of now they are finalizing designs and relevant surveys.

He cited that there are many ongoing activities that need to be taken into consideration before actual work in order to focus on Blantyre National Stadium.

“There are many ongoing projects which need to be completed in order to focus on the Blantyre National Stadium,” the PRO said.

He added that the costs for Blantyre National Stadium would be advised by engineers after they finalise the designs and will be funded by government and those who may wish to fund the project will be taken on board.

The construction of Blantyre National Stadium will be open to both local and foreign contractors and duration shall depend on the designs and input from the contractor.

According to Mbvundula, the Stadium is not in the 2019/2020 national budget and the actual capacity shall be known once the designs are ready.

The construction of Blantyre National Stadium at Njamba Freedom Park will be second of its kind after Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe.

4 Responses to "Blantyre Stadium Project Still On, Construction Work to Start Soon"

  1. chilima chakwera   November 29, 2019 at 4:11 am

    awa ndi mashini and the guy is wozichepetsa as you can see he will involve every1 to be part of the project. Adadi munawina enawa akufuna abele adzizasolola. The only remaining part, take on board our energy engineers from poly to help sort out the energy crisis rather than relying fully on european and asian engineers. Make them think like engineers not technicians. I hope they have local solutions that need to be taken on board.

  2. Capetown   November 29, 2019 at 7:36 am

    Its a good timing tonic agenda as some had to go abroad not just to watch soccer but to feelings and watch the beautiful stadiums of our friends abroad. As such we can not reflect our ideas of others other than pleasing ours.

    This will also bring economy being that we had to be sidelined for not having good stadium even African club trainings had to abandon us for poor stadium as such this will invest more economy.

    This is a good idea bwana APM

  3. Cairo   November 29, 2019 at 7:39 am

    Muwinanso bwana Petala

  4. Tanzania   November 29, 2019 at 7:42 am

    No more going abroad to watch soccer tikhala Nazi good stadium konkuno nanga a lazalowa ndi a ntchewuwa adali ndi maganizo amenewo .Simafuna ayabe amanga garage packing yawo


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