Malawi’s flagship Super League football sponsors TNM on Saturday handed over a Plasma TV set to Samson Haji the winner of the first monthly draw of Sapota Mapeto Promotion held two weeks ago.
The presentation was held on the sidelines of a football match between Mighty Wanderers and Mafco FC at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.
Wanderers beat Mafco 3-1 in an action package game.
TNM Media specialist Tiwonge Msiska said the company decided to present the prize at the stadium to motivate football supporters to take part in the promotion.
“We decided to officially handover the prize at Kamuzu Stadium during Wanderers and Mafco game to show people that the promotion is real,” Msiska said.
“It is happening that people are able to win prizes such as plasma tv set.”
She expected that people would take the competition seriously after seeing Haji receiving the prize.
Haji, who leaves in Malawi’s highly populated density of Mbayani, was all smiles for winning the prize.
But the G4S Security employee disclosed that although he did not expect to win he had sent a SMS worth K3,000.
“I am very happy because I didn’t expect to win this Plasma tv,” Haji said.
Each SMS cost K40 of which K28 goes to the team of the support whole the remainder is for the mobile phone service provider.
Bullets FC proved that they have bigger supporters base after getting the highest SMS from their supporters to win the K2.1 million their rivals Wanderers on second got K1 million and Silver Strikers just got K294,000 on third position.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :