Carlsberg Malawi Breweries in its capacity as official sponsors of the Malawi national football team has boosted the morale of the Flames by donating 30 travelling bags and 30 T-shirts ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Zimbabwe on Saturday.
Senior Brands Manager for Carlsberg Malawi Twikale Chirwa said on Wednesday at Chiwembe Technical and Development Centre that the donation would help the players to be presentable whenever they have a game.
Chirwa said it would also help to boost the morale of the team ahead of the game against Zimbabwe in the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.
“We would like to boost the morale especially for the players. We would like to see players benefit directly from what Carlsberg’s partnership with FAM,” he said.
He said the donation was also in line with the company’s obligation being official sponsors of the team.
“I must say that the travelling bags are for the squad of the day not necessarily taking home. The bags will remain in the hands of FAM while fresh T-shirts will be given out to the players whenever the national team assembles.”
FAM President Walter Nyamilandu applauded Carlsberg for the donation which would boost the morale of the team.
“That is a very good gesture as you know Carlsberg has been sponsoring the Flames to the tune of K250 million. We are what we are because of Carlsberg. It is the ongoing support that they are giving us that gives us confidence to well,” Nyamilandu said.
Flames captain Joseph Kamwendo promised to produce positive results to as a payback to the gesture that Carlsberg had showed through the donation.
“For us to give back we need to get the results,” Kamwendo said.
He appealed to other companies to assist the Flames to complement Carlsberg sponsorship.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :