Sulom, Masm sign players medical insurance cover

Written by  Patrick Lunda

Super League of Malawi (Sulom) has announced that it has signed a contract with Medical Aid Society of Malawi (MASM) for the medical cover insurance of all the players registered by your clubs this season.

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Sulom Treasurer, Tiya Somba Banda disclosed the development barely a day after the burial of Bullets FC defender Douglas Chirambo.

Chirambo, who was diagnosed with b rain tumour, died because of lack of medical care.

The medical cover is under the SULOM group scheme and it will cover up to a maximum of 30 individuals per team.

“We are pleased to notify you that the Super League of Malawi has signed a contract with Medical Aid Society of Malawi (MASM) for the medical cover insurance of all the players registered by your clubs this season.

In a press statement Tiya Somba Banda said the cover includes football related injuries sustained on the pitch amongst other ailments.

“The cover will be per year/season and the premiums will be paid as such. Each team will be required to pay K54,000 per month through SULOM,” Tiya Somba Banada said.

All your registered players will be required to go under a medical test at any nearest MASM clinic whereby the MASM clinician will certify and sign on the medical form.

The cover is mandatory to all the teams participating in the Super League and the Super League governing body is urging clubs to comply with the requirement.

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