Former sports minister dies – Capital Radio Malawi
29 May, 2024

Former sports minister dies

No more -Dossi

Tributes are pouring in for the former sports minister Moses Dossi, who died this morning in Blantyre.

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Fleetwood Haiya has described Dossi as a pillar and asset to the country’s football.

Haiya says Dossi, also known as Man on the Touchline, was passionate about raising the standards of football as a minister in the early 2000.

“To the football fraternity, Mr Dossi Snr who was popularly known as ‘Man on the touchline’ was a pillar and an asset to Malawi football because of his immense contribution to the game through his reportage, commentary and analysis.

“Through his pen and microphone Mr Dossi Snr set the pace to develop Malawi football by giving it a positive coverage that helped lift the quality of the game in Malawi.

“Over the past decades Mr Dossi Snr was a leader and advisor to many of us who benefited from his deep understanding of the game of football.

“We shall always remember Mr Dossi Snr as a humble, patriotic, wise and passionate football enthusiast and media professional who dedicated his life to raising the standards of football in Malawi and sports in general,” part of the FA leader’s reaction on his Facebook page.

Meanwhile, seasoned sports writers and pundits Garry Chirwa from Nation Publications Limited and Peter Kanjere have also expressed shock to Dossi’s death.

Late Dossi who has died at 70 was father to FAM executive committee member Felister.

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