Malawi National Council Of Sports and it’s sponsors have announced that they have cancelled their Malawi annual sports awards for the year 2020.
We have cancelled the annual awards due to the novel covid-19 pandemic which had affected the whole world including the sporting industry.
“In pursuit to the awards ceremony, the Malawi National Council Of Sports has set out basics athlete’s performance throughout the year to come up with nominees and determine winners for the awards.”
Since the sport industry in the country has had no activities for five months and other months to come, the council in this regard is advising the sport industry of the change of Awards program which are normally conducted within the first two months after closure and before commencement of another sport season, reads a statement released by Malawi National Council Of Sports.
Malawi becomes the first country in region 5 to cancel their national sports awards. Last month Africa Union Sports Council Region 5 announced the postponement of the regional annual sports awards that were scheduled on the 23rd of May in Eswatini.