Blantyre — The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) President, Gianni Infantino has sent a congratulatory message to Nyasa Big Bullets for being champions of the TNM Super league in the 2018 season.
In a letter from FIFA signed by Infantino and addressed to Football Association of Malawi (FAM) President and FIFA Council Member, Walter Nyamilandu, the FIFA boss said it is a great pleasure for Bullets to win the 2018 championship since 2015 and their 13th overall.
"The title is the result of determination of everyone involved and my congratulations go to the players, the coach, the administration, the entire technical and medical staff as well as the fans for this great achievement," reads the letter in part.
Representing the entire football community, Infantino thanked Bullets and FAM for helping to spread the positive message of football in the country.
"I remain at your disposal and look forward to meeting you soon," he said.
Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Friday, Bullets' Chief Executive Officer, Fleetwood Haiya said was happy with the gesture by the FIFA President.
"As Nyasa Big Bullets, we have warmly welcomed the compliments from the FIFA President. We don't take that for granted because we strive to be recognized internationally, especially on the continental scene.
"We believe that if the FIFA President recognizes us, the chances are very likely that tomorrow we can also be known as Bullets worldwide. We will make sure that we maintain the status quo of being the best club in Malawi," Haiya said.