29 September 2020
Breaking News
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 08:21

FDH bank pumps in K6 million for Mzuzu Mayor’s trophy

Written by  Wisdom Ngwira

Mzuzu, March 19, 2019: FDH Bank says it will start sponsoring Mzuzu City Mayor’s Trophy to the tune of K6 million which will be competed for by 56 public and private primary schools in the city.

In an interview, FDH Mzuzu Branch Manager, Alex Kachingwe said the bank has partnered with Mzuzu City Council (MCC) to introduce the trophy with the aim of promoting sports in the city and the country as a whole.

“As a business entity, we decided to come in and sponsor the Mayor’s Trophy so that we contribute towards other stakeholder’s efforts in developing sports in the city thereby promoting growth of sports in the country as a whole,” said Kachingwe.

Kachingwe advised the organizing committee of the trophy to use the funds prudently so that the participating schools benefit from the initiative.

“It is of paramount importance that the committee which has been entrusted to run the trophy should be prudent in how it uses the funds so that we together make this innovation a reality,” he said.

Commenting on the development, Mzuzu City Mayor, William Mkandawire applauded the bank for reviving the mayor’s trophy, saying it will go a long way in unearthing raw talent from primary schools.

“You all know that for various sporting disciplines to develop in the country, we need such kind of sponsorships, so we, as Mzuzu City Council, really appreciative the FDH Bank’s interest in sponsoring the trophy.

“Surely, by the end of the trophy, we believe a lot of talented football players will be identified and exposed to professional football forums,” said Mkandawire.

The Mayor then appealed to other institutions plying their various trades in the city to emulate FDH Bank’s gesture by sponsoring other sporting disciplines and events.

“Sponsoring of sporting disciplines helps to motivate athletes and this is why I am asking other companies and individuals to help the council in promoting sports in the city and the country as a whole,” he said.

About 41 and 15 public private primary schools respectively will battle it out in the football and netball trophies.


A stitch in time saves nine

A stitch in time saves nine

Mchinji, September 21,2020: That Malawi’s population is growing at an alarming rate is naked truth. The country’s population has more than trebled in the past 20 years. That has put unprecedented pressure on social service delivery and the environment. With this population boom, the arable land s...

Kids fending for their family

Kids fending for their family

Kasungu, September `17, 2020:The innocence on their faces shows nothing notifying struggle in their lives. They do not have neither the luxury of either staying home or only play with friends nor the hope of going home and find food already prepared. For the family to eat they have to go out and f...

2020-2021 MW National Budget

2020-2021 MW National Budget

THE 2020/2021 BUDGET STATEMENT MOTION 1. Madam Speaker, I beg to move that the estimates on the Recurrent and Development Accounts for the 2020/2021 Budget of the Malawi Government be referred to the committee of the Whole House, to be considered vote by vote, and thereafter be adopted. Introductio...