TNM urges football lovers to be part of 10 years celebration

Malawi flagship league sponsors, TNM have  urged football lovers in the country to be part of 10th anniversary of the top flight league celebfrations at Civo Stadium this Saturday  when a  18–man squad  selected by fans is expected to play against newly-crowned TNM Super League Champions Kamuzu Barracks FC.

Limbani Nsapato: TNM celebrating 10 years of sponsorship

The fans favourite squad comprises some of the most exciting experienced and upcoming players, some of whom are Flames regulars and includes the choice of a keeper.

TNM unveiled a line-up of week-long activities(16 to 21 January 2017) to celebrate the exciting decade of football sponsorship which include a game between the champions and a select team consisting of 2016 season  players.

The company gave an opportunity to football lovers to form a team through a promotion dubbed “Be The Coach” by voting for their favorite players and coaches (Goalkeeper, Defender, Midfielder, Striker, Coach & Team Manager). The promotion ran from January 7, to January 14, 2017.

Announcing the voting results, TNM’s Senior Manager (Business Services) Limbani Nsapato said the promotion received overwhelming response which demonstrates that supporters have been a key component to the 10-year journey.


“I would like to applaud supporters for embracing this promotion and demonstrating that theypassionately follow football and know their players. We received a lot of votes and 18 players, a coach and team manager have made it to this select team which is expected to go into camp in Lilongwe before meeting Kamuzu Barracks on January 21, 2017 at Civo stadium,” said Nsapato.

Nsapato said the winning team will go away with K2 million from TNM and the all logistics for the select team will also be covered by leaguesponsors.

“TNM invites all football loving Malawians to come toCivoStadium this coming Saturday and be part of 10 years celebration because apart from the game itself TNM has lined up a number of activities to keep fans entertained,” he said.

According to Nsapato the charges for the game is K500 open stands, K1,000 Covered and K3,000 VIP.

Other activities lined up for the celebration include unveiling of a TV documentary that relives the last decade, a K3 million worth of Corporate Social Responsibility  initiative by the 2016 Champions and the climax shall be a cocktail event that will also reward 2016 season winners as well as an outstanding team for the last decade.

The squad has been assembled through SMS voting. Players who are unable to report for the training camp shall be replaced by the next highest ranked individual on the voting list in a particular category. The squad is follows;


Yasin Osman (Current Be Forward Wanderersand former Flames tactician)

Assistant Coach

Elia Kananji (Nyasa Big Bullets)


Peter Mponda (Premier Bet Wizards Technical Director)



Richard Chipuwa,


Stanley Sanudi, Lucky Malata, MiraclceGabeya,Yamikani Fodya, John Lanjesiand  PiliraniZonda,


Joseph Kamwendo, Mike Mkwate,ThusoPaipi, Fisher Kondowe, DalitsoSailesi and Victor Limbani,


Richard Mbulu,Peter Wadabwa,JafaliChande and ChiukepoMsowoya.


Defenders; Francis Mlimbika

Midfielders; Isaac Kaliati

Strikers; Muhammad Sulumba, GastinSimkonda and Mussa Manyenje

Blantyre based players should assemble at SULOM offices, Delemare House on Thursday 19th January 2017 at 7am for departure to Lilongwe.

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