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Airtel Top 8 trophy unveiled as FAM announces gate charges for quarterfinal encounters

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Airtel Malawi Limited on Wednesday officially unveiled the trophy for the 2017 Airtel Top 8 Knock-Out competition slated to kick off from this weekend.



The trophy was unveiled at a press conference in Lilongwe where the sponsors also named Flames international Frank Gabadinho Mhango as the brand ambassador for the challenge aimed to advance football excellence in the country.


Marketing Director for Airtel Emmanuel Kasambala said the top 8 is the physical manifestation of K15 million worth of reasons for teams to battle it out.


Kasambala also said the tournament will give a chance to fans through the commentator challenge whereby fans will be posting a 30 seconds voice note on the Airtel facebook page.

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Meanwhile, the Football Association of Malawi (Fam) has announced gate charges for the quarterfinal first leg tiers involving Super League sides that finished in the top eight last season.


Lilongwe giants, Silver Strikers will host Blantyre based Nyasa Big Bullets at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe while military sides Mafco and Moyale Barracks will disarm each other at Chitowe Stadium in Dwangwa, Nkhotakota.


Kamuzu Barracks will host Blue Eagles at Civo Stadium with Mighty Be Forward Wanderers hosting Azam Tigers at Balaka Stadium.


Fans eyeing Silver-Bullets clash will have to pay K1000 in the open stands; K2000 and K5000 in the covered stands and VIP, respectively.

At Chitowe Stadium, fans will equally pay K1000 and K2000 each for open and covered stands, respectively. Whereas at Civo Stadium, the open stands have been pegged at K1000, covered K2000 and VIP K5000.

At Balaka Stadium, spectators will have cough K1000 and K3000 each for open and covered stands, respectively.

Below is the Airtel Top 8 quarterfinal first leg tiers and gate charges

Saturday 13th May 2017

Silver Strikers vs. NMC Big Bullets @ BNS 14:30hrs
Open Stand: K1000
Covered: K2000
VIP: K5000
Corporate seat: K7, 500
Car pass- K500

MAFCO vs. Moyale Barracks @ Chitowe Stadium 14:30hrs
Open Stand: K1000
Covered: K2000

Sunday 14th May 2017

Kamuzu Barracks vs. Blue Eagles @ Civo Stadium 14:30hrs
Open Stand: K1000
Covered: K2000
VIP: K5000

Be Forward Wanderers vs. Azam Tigers @ Balaka Stadium 14:30hrs
Open Stand: K1000
Covered: K3000

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