Far Post: In Africa, a Chinese stadium boom
From this year, Malawi's national team, the Flames, will play home matches in Lilongwe, a gridded city of embassies and fenced-off NGO headquarters, rather than the commercial capital Blantyre, where the national team has always played since Malawi's independence.
Elliot Ross is editor of The Far Post. As a child, Elliot spent time in a seminary in no-man's land between Zambia and Malawi. Now based in Brooklyn, NY, he is a regular contributor to Africa is a Country.