Duncan Mlanjira – Nyasa Times
Over 800 Malawian football supporters have predicted correctly since the TNM Super League’s ‘Predict and Win’ promotion was launched at the beginning of the season last month.
This was announced by TNM’s Public Relations & Sponsorship Manager Limbani Nsapato during the monthly draw of the promotion on Thursday at the sponsors headquarters in Blantyre where Thondwe-based Nyasa Big Bullets fan Dickson Nkuliwa was picked as the MK100,000 winner.
Nsapato said the response is impressive and urged the fans to maintain the hype.
The sponsors are running the ‘Predict and Win’, as well as another called ‘Sapota Kawawa’, which are intended to create a platform for supporters to actively engage themselves throughout the 2016 TNM Super League season.
The Predict and Win gives an opportunity to supporters to predict results of the matches through SMS while Sapota Kawawa promotion, which shall be restricted to social media, will allow soccer lovers a change to participate in the promotion by posting their latest photos captured at the stadiums on TNM’s social media pages. s participation of the two promotions it has introduced this season called ‘Predict and Win’ and ‘Sapota Kawawa’.
There are also weekly draws in which the main winner gets MK15,000 and 10 others Mk2,000 worth of airtime.
Last weekend’s winner was Ekwendeni-based Mighty Be Forward Wanderers fan Henry Twea.
Nsapato said they were also impressed with the level of participation by the teams incliding the newly-promoted ones.
“There habe been some un expected results, which shows that the level of competition is high.
“As a brand we have introduced these promotions to fully engage football fans in the sport with TNM SMS service and let them participate beyond just watching the game and we are excited with participation of supporters during the first week of the promotion as demonstrated by the predictions that we received from them,” Nsapato said.
The grand cash prize of K1.5 million shall be given away at the end of the season in December.
To predict, subscribers are required to send SMS of their prediction to code 1515 i.e MAX 1-CIVO 1. Predictions shall close 30 minutes (2pm) before kick-off of selected game.
In the Sapota Kawa promo, participants shall simply be required to take their images as they cheer and support their respective clubs and send them to TNM’s social media handles that include; Twitter: @alwayswithyoumw, Instagram: @alwayswithyoumw and Facebook: Telekom Networks Malawi Limited.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :