Supporters are to vote for the player-of-the-month award.
TNM plc, the sponsor of the league, will launch the player-of-the-month award which will be voted by their fans, Malawi-sports.com has confirmed.
The statement was announced at the company’s headquarters in Blantyre, on Wednesday, during the first draw of the poko-poko Zampila Promotion.
Sobhuza Ngwenya, TNM Head of marketing, said it was an additional incentive to both fans and clubs saying it would promote active engagement of soccer fans throughout the season.
“The award will be voted by soccer fans themselves via SMS. Our commitment is to create a platform for active engagement of soccer fans in addition to traditional activities such as the predict-and-win with Zampila promotion. We will continue to innovate to ensure that soccer fans, players and clubs all have a reason to smile,”Ngwenya said.
Short-listed of five players every month will be voted by soccer fans, he said.
“We worked in consultation in June with super league of Malawi to shortlist five outstanding players. Fans will be given a chance to vote for their best player who will receive K100, 000,Ngwenya said.”
Outstanding shortlisted players for June are Micium Mhone of Blue Eagles, Be Forward Wanderers’ Babatunde Adepoje, Peter Banda of Nyasa Big Bullets, Christopher Mtambo of savenda Chitipa and Karonga United’s Misheck Seleman.