Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has released gate charges for the Carlsberg Cup Semi-Final matches to take place this coming weekend.
The first semi-final will involve Big Bullets and Silver Strikers at Kamuzu Stadium on Saturday before Mighty Be Forward Wanderers against Moyale Barracks 24 hours later at Civo Stadium.
FAM Competitions Manager Gomezgani Zakazaka told Nyasa Times that in both matches Open terraces people will pay K1000; a charge for covered stands will attract K3 000,; MBC stand K2,000 and the VIP stands will cost K5,000.
Zakazaka said as usual tickets will be sold at the Stadiums on the day of the match and FAM has appealed to supporters to observe discipline.
He also said they will hold preparatory meetings for each game where issues such as Security plan will be discussed with the stakeholders.
Zakazaka has also urged all soccer lovers to come in their large numbers in both venues to witness the games.
” We urge the fans to come in their large numbers to witness top action from the four teams. Looking back to where we come from, we have witness top matches in the previous rounds,” said Zakazaka.
For instance, he said people have seen most goals in some matches while others have been decided by penalties and this just shows how teams are hungry to get the title.
However, he urges the fans to come to the stadium in good time.
“In most cases fans come to the stadiums late and normally we have situations where there are still more fans outside while the match has stated resulting in chaotic scenes,” he said.
He said gates will open as early as 10 am.
” So fans should come to stadium in good time as we will provide other forms of entertainment to keep them entertained as they wait for the kickoff,” said Zakazaka.
So far this year’s Carlsberg Cup has had no cases of crowd trouble or any controversies and
Message to the teams, Zakazaka said they should refrain from deliberately breaking
rules and regulations of the competitions as the organising committee will not hesitate to impose sanctions.
For instance, he reminded fans to refrain from pitch invasions at all times that may lead to fines to
their teams as has been the case with some teams.