Goshen City spoils Scorchers, honours Women’s Championship sponsorship

Goshen City on Friday released the K21 million sponsorship for the 2023 Goshen City Women’s National Championship which will take place in Lilongwe next week.

The handover ceremony took place at Goshen offices in Lilongwe on Friday where the Malawi National Women’s |National Football team also presented the COSAFA Women’s Championship which they won last year.

Goshen sponsored Scorchers’ trip to the tournament with a package of K29 million.

Speaking at the ceremony Goshen Visionaire Prophet Shepherd Bushiri said he was proud to be associated with the success stories of women’s football in the country.

Bushiri also donated K10 million to the Scorchers as a token of appreciation for winning the regional title.

FAM president Fleetwood Haiya hailed Goshen for fulfilling the promise saying this will help to take the game to the next level

’’We promise Goshen that the investment in football will not go in vain. We will make sure that we give them value for their investment,’’ said Haiya

National Women’s Football Association (NWFA) president Adellaide Migogo was relieved that the championship will be played.

The new dates for the championship which will attract ten teams will be announced soon. The format for this year’s championship has changed from the previous group stage to knockout competition starting with the second play offs. In the second play-offs, Silver Strikers Ladies will face CY Sisters whereas Civil will meet Mighty Wanderers Queens.

Two teams from the second-play-off will join six seeded teams in the quarterfinals. In the quarter-finals, defending champions Kukoma Ntopwa will face runners-up Ascent Soccer while FCB Nyasa Big Bullets Women will face Malawi Defence Force (MDF) Lionesses.

In another quarter-final, Moyale Sisters will face either Silver or CY Sisters. MK Academy will face Civil or Wanderers Queens in another quarterfinal. The champions will pocket K8 million whereas the runners-up will receive K4 million.

The third and fourth-placed team will now get K2 million and K1.5million respectively. Each of the ten teams will get K1 million as subvention during the quarterfinals. Semi-finalists will pocket an additional K1million.


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