National Women’s Championship kicks off tomorrow

The FAM National Women’s Championship Second editions rolls into action on Saturday with four exciting fixtures lined up this weekend.

This year’s competition will be launched on Saturday afternoon at Mpira Stadium in Blantyre as defending Champions Nyasa Big Bullets Women face central region’s Destiny Academy in the first Group A match.

This promises to be a highly competitive and exciting encounter as Destiny have become one of the strong teams in central region having moved from position seven in 2021 to position three in 2022 Central Region Women’s League after being acquired by the Malawi Defense Force.

One the other hand Nyasa Big Bullets are Southern Regional Women’s League’s title holders for three consecutive years 2019 and last year won the inaugural National Championship.

Most of the players from the two teams play for the Scorchers.

Moyale Womens will host central region champions Ascent Academy at Mzuzu Stadium.

Playing at home, Moyale will have to be at their best to make their fans happy as they never registered a win in the 2021 national championship after losing all their Group A matches and finished at the bottom of the table while Ascent Academy were fourth placed in the competition following a 2-1 loss to Civil Service United Women (the Skippers FC) in the third place play-off.

On Sunday, Ntopwa will face Evirom at Mpira Stadium in an all-southern-regions-teams Group B encounter.

2021 runners-up DD Sunshine face Topik Academy at Civo Stadium on Sunday. The two were also in the same group last year and DD emerged 1-0 winners.

The Competition has 10 teams who have been divided into two groups. After playing against each other in a single round-robin in the group stages, top two teams from each group will qualify for semifinals.

Winners of the FAM National Women’s Championship will go home with K3 Million.


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