Be Forward Wanderers football club legendary midfielder Joseph Kamwendo has announced his retirement from active football.
The deadly free kick specialist started his career at Civil Service united before joining Wanderers and has played for top African teams such as Orlando Pirates from South Africa, TP Mazembe from DRC and CAPS united of Zimbabwe before hanging his boots at the age of 34.
Kamwendo also played in Europe as far as Denmark and Belgian and has 117 caps to his name as a Malawi national football team player with 7 goals to his name and was part of the flames that made history for qualifying to the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals after 25 years.
Making the announcement, Kamwendo who also played in Mozambique said he has made the decision to give room to young players.
“It was not an easy decision to say goodbye to active football but I have to give room to youthful players to showcase their skills. I will always remain faithful to the game of football. I am also thankful to everyone who helped me achieve everything in the game”,Kamwendo said.
Joseph Kamwendo helped Be Forward Wanderers win the TNM super league in 2017 has ventured into the coaching career and holds a Football Association of Malawi (FAM) and is currently an assistant coach at the Walter Nyamilandu academy.