In a bid to provide extra excitement to Malawians who follow the English Premier League(EPL), MultiChoice Malawi has launched an English Premier League (EPL) short message service (SMS) promotion called ‘Show your true colours’ where fans will be predicting results of a selected match.
The launching ceremony was held at Sunbird Mount Soche on Friday weher
MultiChoice Malawi marketing manager Chimwemwe Nyirenda said the promotion will involve predicting results of selectedEPL matches to number 51400 starting this week.
“Every week, we will be announcing the ‘Game of the week’ and entrants will be predicting the results prior to the game through SMS that will be sent using both TNM and Airtel and details will be carried in The Daily Times every Tuesday,” said Nyirenda.
Nyirenda said the first five people that will text right predictions will automatically win prizes in the ranges of replica jerseys for EPL teams with some consolation prizes that include T Shirts and Caps.
“The first five people that will text the right predictions will automatically win the prizes,” said Nyirenda.
During the launching ceremony, some journalists like Williams Gondwa from Matindi Radio station, Malawi News Sports Editor Duncan Mlanjira, The Weekend Times senior reporter Kandani Ngwira won Super Sport T Shirts and caps.
In a related development, MultiChoice Malawi has announced winners of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations promotion whereby their customers were asked to pay three months subscription to win a fully funded trip to watch either the opening or the final game.
The winners are A.J Kaluwa and Charles Kadzidzi (both from Lilongwe) and Robert Coombes from Blantyre.
Nyirenda also said MultiChoice will beam all the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations on SuperSport live and in high definition [HD].
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