Malawi - List of Champions


In 1961, a league championship of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (corresponding to current Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe) was organised but aborted.

District Champions

        Blantyre & District              Lilongwe & District
1969    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1970    Bata Bullets
1971    Bata Bullets
1972    Bata Bullets
1973    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1974    Bata Bullets
1975    Bata Bullets
1976    Yamaha Wanderers
1977    Hardware Stars
1978    Bata Bullets
1979    Bata Bullets
1980    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1981    Bata Bullets                     CIVO United
1982    ADMARC Tigers
1983                                     Berec Power [*]
1984    Bata Bullets
1985                                     Silver Strikers
1986
1987                                     CIVO United
1988                                     Silver Strikers
1989                                     MITCO
1990
1991                                     Silver Strikers

[*] Berec Power apparently also won the national championship 1983, presumably
    after a playoff with the other district champions.

NB: Bata Bullets now called Total Big Bullets;
    Yamaha/Limbe Leaf Wanderers now called MTL Wanderers;
    Hardware Stars now called Michiru Castles;
    Berec Power (Pack) founded as Chipuku Arrows and now called
      MDC United.

National Champions

Champions
1969    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1970    Bata Bullets
1971    Bata Bullets
1972    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1973    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1974    Bata Bullets
1975    Bata Bullets
1976    Yamaha Wanderers
1977    Hardware Stars
1978    Bata Bullets
1979    Bata Bullets
1980    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1981    Bata Bullets
1982    ADMARC Tigers
1983    Berec Power
1984    Bata Bullets
1985    Silver Strikers
1986    Bata Bullets
1987    Silver Strikers
1988    Bata Bullets
1989    MITCO (Lilongwe)
1990    Sucoma (Chikwawa)
1991    Bata Bullets

NB: for the periods 1969-1976 and 1988-1991 these are identical to the
    reported winners of the Chibuku Cup; it is unclear whether that was
    considered to determine a 'national' champion at the time.

Super League Champions
NB: first edition 1986 with 8 clubs, as Gillette Nacet Super League 

1986    Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
1987    CIVO United (Lilongwe)     
1988    MDC United (Lilongwe)
1989    Admarc Tigers (Blantyre)
1990    Limbe Leaf Wanderers (Blantyre)
1991    Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
1992    Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
1993    Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
1994    Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
1995    Limbe Leaf Wanderers (Blantyre)
1995/96 Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
1996/97 Telecom Wanderers (Blantyre)
1997/98 Telecom Wanderers (Blantyre)      
1998/99 Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
1999/00 Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
2000/01 Total Big Bullets (Blantyre)
2001/02 Total Big Bullets (Blantyre)
2002/03 Bakili Bullets (Blantyre)
2004    Bakili Bullets (Blantyre) 
2005/06 Big Bullets (Blantyre) 
2006    MTL Wanderers (Blantyre)
2007    ESCOM United (Blantyre)  
2008    Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
2009/10 Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
2010/11 ESCOM United (Blantyre)  
2011/12 Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
2012/13 Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
2013/14 Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
2014/15 

Number of Titles (only Super League Champions since 1986) (27):

10 Bullets (Blantyre) [includes Bata/Total Big/Bakili Bullets] 
 
 8 Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)

 5 Wanderers (Blantyre) [includes Limbe Leaf/Telecom/MTL Wanderers]

 2 ESCOM United (Blantyre)  

 1 Admarc Tigers (Blantyre)
   Civo United (Lilongwe)
   MDC United (Lilongwe)


About this document

Thanks to Barry Baker

Source for 'national' champions 1969-1991: [Tra 02]

Prepared and maintained by Hans Schöggl for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Hans Schöggl
Last updated: 8 May 2014

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