The Blantyre derby encounter involving Mighty Be Forward Wanderers and Big Bullets on Saturday in the elite TNM Super League at Kamuzu Stadium before a good patronage raised K26.8 million gross.
Bullets silenced their noisy neibhours Wanderers 2-1, in an exciting encounter.
Super League of Malawi purse keeper, Tiya Somba Banda disclosed that the game raised K26, 817,705.
Banda said that each club pocketed K5, 605,178.91, while the same amount which the clubs received was paid for ground levy.
Football Association of Malawi and Super League of Malawi received K2, 242,071.56 each, while the police were given K591, 500.
Cashiers and supervisors were paid K883, 000, while Stewarts received K622, 000.00.
The Red Cross people were given K80, 000, as Sports Council pocketed K1, 121, 035, 78.
The ball boys received K5000.00.
Banda described the money which was raised during the game as a huge step in the right direction.
“This is encouraging and the Blantyre derby has lived to its billing. Magic on the pitch and money in the bank. A record K26.8 million realised from the gates. Now we are talking the language,” said the Sulom treasurer.