Bullets hint on Airtel Malawi sponsorship

Malawi champions Big Bullets have hinted on the sponsorship from Airtel, one of the mobile phone network providers, for their participation in the CAF Champions League.

Big Bullets players celebrating after win..Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Big Bullets players have to smile for new financial support

There has been fevered speculation that Airtel offered to bankroll the Bullets but there have been pitfalls with Super League of Malawi (Sulom) as the sponsorship deemed to be in direct conflict with TNM sponsorship of the flagship league. TNM is another mobile phone service provider.

Bullets chairperson Kondi Msungama disclosed a mobile phone network service provider has committed to assisting them with K5 million subject to Sulom’s approval.

Msungama did not want to mention “Airtel Malawi”  “until legal complications are cleared.”

He however said Bullets are grateful to them “because so far, that is the biggest sponsorship that we have been offered and we are hopeful that Sulom will give us the green light, because as we said, we do not see any direct conflict.”

Sulom president Innocent Bottoman asked their lawyer Felix Tambulasi to give a legal opinion before they take a stand.

Bullets has meanwhile slashed its budget for the trip to the Comoros Islands by half   from the initial K30 million to K15 million.

Msungama has since appealed to the club supporters  to assist their team by depositing at NBS Bank [Blantyre Branch] account number is 0020981070012.

Bullets will face Comoros Island in the preliminary round first-leg of the CAF Champions League scheduled for February 14.

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15 thoughts on “Bullets hint on Airtel Malawi sponsorship”

  1. davie kathumba says:

    Kupanda bullets a malawi sanakadziwa kuti caf ndi chani..team yokhayo imene imasewera caf champions league..

  2. saidi says:

    Nothing is impossible when there is a Will. We did our best and God has done the rest Caf here we come.

  3. mathola says:

    koma chitimuchi ! zabwino zonse

  4. rodney wa kwa Madeya says:

    Bullets ndi game. The people’s team in Malawi. All the best

  5. Sautso lungu says:

    Ndizimenetu ndimanena kuti mulungu simunthu.

  6. Sakhuta says:

    Mulungu simunthu, Ife CAF timenya basi ….

  7. Kinjab says:

    Mabank kuno ali kutali… Osagwiritsa ntchito airtel money kapena TNM mpamba buanj. Za bank mmanja nde zafast kaya. Osati zamabank

  8. noel ngwira says:

    We are sick and tired of this.

  9. gututu says:

    Slashing budget by 50%? Were you serious at the beginning or you were just looking for CAFGATE? Be serious so that people should take you seriously!

  10. Tonde says:

    Basi zakwana ndalamazo pobwera kungoyenda pansi. kkkkkkk. Aaah zocheza Neba, ingolimba mtima wachoka kutali,chilichonse ndi chotheka bola kulimbikira. Zabwino zonseeeeee!

  11. Patriot says:

    Mumatero kenaka fwakalala.
    Learn to keep quiet up to the last second of announcement.

  12. bbsupporter says:

    Mr. Msungama,can you please discuss with your fellow executive members that is better not to play in super league which its sponsors are wihing us bad. Why did they made a promise while in their minds they knew they will not do it? Do something Kondi and your friends. Anthuwa asamatisewerese ayi. Apo bii ife ochemerera BIG BULLETS tigwiridzana kuti tisadzaonerenso masewera aliwonse a super league. Chitanipo kanthu basi.

  13. bbsupporter says:

    GOD loves BIG BULLETS. We,all BULLETS supporters will never participate in your SAPOTA MAPETO. Mwatipusitsa,takulemeletsani,kukutchukitsani ndikumatinyodza lero inu a TNM. Tionana season ikayamba.

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