The TNM Super League transfer window closed on Saturday and Super League of Malawi (Sulom) says about 130 player transfers have been processed.
Sulom general secretary (GS) Williams Banda said 64 of the transfers were among the Super League teams while 76 involved players from lower leagues.
“The highest number of new players registered by one club was 15 and the least was two,” he said.
The Sulom GS also hailed teams for following the domestic transfer matching system (DTMS).
“Apart from a few incidences, generally, there was sanity in the player registration system and it shows that clubs are embracing the modern system,” he said.
Banda also said the highest recorded transfer fee was K5 million while the lowest was K470 000.
However, he could not be drawn to disclose the club which coughed the highest fee, saying: “A confidential clause was attached.”
But some big-name players that changed teams included Precious Sambani (from Namiwawa FC to Nyasa Big Bullets), Francis Mkonda (from Masters Security to Be Forward Wanderers) and Gomezgani Chirwa (from Civil Sporting Club to Bullets).
The Sulom GS said they hope to finalise pending transfers by April 11.
Football Association of Malawi (FAM) last week announced that the top-flight league runners had retained processing of Super League players’ transfers using DTMS.
FAM compliance and licensing manager Casper Jangale said from this season, they would enforce online player registration and transfer following a directive from the world football governing body Fifa.
Jangale said said the process would gradually extend to other leagues.
“And in terms of registration, it will also involve referees and coaches,” he said. n