Multichoice Malawi which is the official sponsor of the Gotv netball tournament, has increased this year’s sponsorship from K12 million to a figure that is yet to be disclosed.
The second edition of the prestigious GOtv Netball Champions League will get underway on Saturday with 15 competitive games set to give fans a rare treat at Don Bosco Catholic Institute in Lilongwe.
There is no avoiding each other as all the participating six teams are set to battle in the group stage of the competition which has adopted Fast5 format.
Holders Diamonds, Complex Tigresses, Blue Eagles Sisters, Civonets, MTL Queens and Mafco Sisters will fight for the honour.
The Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has confirmed this new development through their general secretary Carol Bapu.
“Yes it is true, the sponsors have increased this year’s sponsorship together with subversion package for the teams” said Bapu.
Last year, the teams were given K500 000 each as a preparation starter pack for the tournament but this time around, teams will get K1 000 000 each,” she concluded.
The winner of the Gotv tournament was at first given K1 000 000 plus a trophy, but now the package has been increased to K 1.5 million.
The netball teams that will be contesting in the tournament starting from tomorrow in Lilongwe at the Don Bosco netball court are; Complex Tigresses, Queens, Diamond Sisters, Civo nets, Mafco sisters, and Blue Eagles, all these teams will be fighting for the top prize.