TNM plc, sponsors of the flagship TNM Super League are yet to state their position regarding the future of the sponsorship as the league winds up this afternoon.
The telecommunications service providers signed a one-year deal with the Super League of Malawi which is due for expiry
TNM brands and communications manager Limbani Nsapato declined to comment on the issue yesterday.and opted to comment on today’s event when Nyasa Big Bullets will be crowned champions for the fourth time in a row and 16th overall.
He said the crowning of habitual champions will be spiced by colour and pomp.
The People’s Team will be crowned champions after their final league match against Salima Sugar Dedza Dynamos at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.
Said Nsapato: “The event will be graced by TNM acting chief executive officer Lloyd Gowela.
He said: “There will be entertainment in form of live performances from a brass band and Giboh Pearson of the uzathela mapenote fame.”
In an interview yesterday, Bullets assistant coach Peter ‘Mjojo’ Mponda said they will be out to be crowned champions with a win.
“Of course, the championship is already in the bag, but it adds flavour when you are crowned champions after a win.
“So, we are taking the game seriously,” he said.
Bullets have 70 points from 29 matches, eight points above second-placed Blue Eagles who also wind up their campaign this afternoon against Mafco Fc at Nankhaka ground in Lilongwe.
Fourth-placed Mighty Wanderers wind up their campaign against Red Lions at Balaka Stadium. The Nomads have 53 points from 29 matches.
Bullets will receive K40 million as champions while Eagles will get K15 million. Third-placed Kamuzu Barracks, who finished with 57 points, will get K7.5 million.