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Sunday, 31 December 2017 12:42

Nomads fan carts home K1.5m in Zampira Promo

Written by  Arkangel Tembo
Wanderers fans cheering their team Wanderers fans cheering their team

Blantyre, December 31, December, 2017: The 2017 TNM Super League season has been completed in style with the sponsor (TNM) giving out a grand prize of K1.5 million to a Chirimba based 2017 champions Be Forward  Wanderers supporter , Zainabu Kachingwe. 

Kachingwe emerged the lucky winner of the interactive SMS promotion for fans dubbed ‘Zampira’.

Apart from the grand prize going to Kachingwe, two other lucky fans who include another Nyerere supporter from Ntcheu, Mariko Alufaneti  and another one whose phone could not be reached as the draw was being conducted, pocketed a cool K250, 000 each.

The three lucky supporters emerged winners from a pool of entries that correctly predicted that Be Forward Wanderers would win the 2017 TNM Super League.

Speaking during the final draw of the promotion in Blantyre, TNM’s Head of Marketing, Sobhuza Ngwenya, said Zampira Promotion was aimed at engaging soccer fans as they made predictions of weekly results and the season’s champions.

“Zampira has been a fresh concept and proved to be one of the most exciting fan-engagement elements this season. The promotion recognizes the role of soccer fans in the success story of the game in Malawi and today, as sponsors, we are pleased that the promotion has succeeded in its objective,” said Ngwenya.

The TNM Head of Marketing said since the launch of Zampira Promotion in June 2017, TNM has given out over K12 million to soccer fans during weekly and monthly draws with the ultimate winner carting home K1.5 million.

“TNM considers soccer fans as an important stakeholder in its efforts to develop football standards in Malawi. The introduction of Zampira was a continuation of our engagement with the football fan base and this has been accomplished as demonstrated by the big number of entries received week in and week out for the past seven months,” he said.

He assured soccer lovers of TNM’s continued support to the development of football and bringing innovative products and services that reward supporters such as Zampira Promotion.

Overall, Zampira Promotion registered a total of 355,837 entries in which 14,375 were correct predictions representing a 4.03  per cent accuracy rate.

The match between Beforward Wanderers and Nyasa Big Bullets registered the highest predictions at 41,408 with 2,028 correct ones.

During the final prediction match between Nyasa Big Bullets and Master Security, a total of 4,061 predictions were registered out of which 713 were correct
Zampira Promotion was launched in June 2017.


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