Newly crowned Super League champions Nyasa Big Bullets and MAFCO FC will set the Airtel Top 8 Season Four rolling with a crash in the competition’s opening match.
According to the fixture released by the Football Association of Malawi, the People’s Team will host the Salima based Soldiers at Kamuzu Stadium in the first leg of their quarterfinal tie on Saturday November 6.
The second match of the competition will see Be Forward Wanderers host Moyale Barracks at the same venue the following day.
Defending champions Silver Strikers will begin their title defense with a home tie against TN Stars at Nankhaka Stadium on November 13, before CIVO and Karonga United wrap up the quarterfinal first leg phase at CIVO Stadium on Sunday November 14.
In the return leg, Moyale will play Wanderers on November 20 at a venue to be communicated later while MAFCO will welcome Bullets to Chitowe Stadium in Dwangwa the following day.
Karonga Stadium will then host the Karonga United versus Civo tie on November 27 before TN Stars and Silver Strikers wrap- up the quarterfinal stage at Kasungu Stadium 24 hours later.
FAM Competitions Director Gomezgani Zakazaka said all is set for the Competition to kick off next week.
“We have finalized the preparations to kickoff the tournament and we are ready for Season four of the competition. We expect exciting matches as you know this is about The Winner takes all,” said Zakazaka.
Airtel Marketing Director Thokozani Sande said: “We’re excited to roll out this new season for Airtel Top 8 and are looking forward to watching the giants battle it out for the new K17m and K5.5m prize money under a new thrilling format.”