Chinamwali Stars FC and Chinamwali Sisters on Sunday emerged champions of the K50 000 (about $200) Compassionate Gospel Sports Bonanza played at Chinamwali ground in Zomba.
In the finals of the two-week competition, Stars beat Black United 2-0 through goals by Mazunzo Jana whereas Sisters beat Queens Sisters 26-6.
Speaking before prize presentation, Compassionate Mission Centre (CMC) executive director Pastor Francis Mpinganjira pledged to continue sponsoring the competition.
â€œWe have been impressed with how the competition has been run. I can assure you that we shall hold another sports bonanza in December this year,â€ said Mpinganjira.
He also said the competition achieved its mission of reaching out to communities in Zomba East with the Word of God.
Champions in football received K14 000 (about $56) whereas their runners-up got K8 000 (about $32). The netball champions went away with K5 000 (about $20) whereas their runners-up received K3 000 (about $12).
Black Unitedâ€™s Wisdom Nthala and Blessings Mmanga received K1 000 ($4) each for being man of the match and Golden Boot Award winner respectively.