TNM Conducts Second Zampira Promotion Draw: Francisco Madinga is Supporters’ Player of the Month for July

TNM’s Limbani Nsapato addressing the media during the draw

Blantyre August 7, 2019 — As the 2019 Super League continues to ignite excitement and engage football fans, TNM Plc, the long-term sponsor has conducted second monthly draw of the Pokopoko ndi Zampira promotion.

Zampira promotion is a fan engagement promotion that allows supporters predict games and win fabulous prizes.

Speaking during the draw in Blantyre, Limbani Nsapato, TNM’s PR and Sponsorship Manager said the promotion is achieving its objective.

“Zampira promotion aims at enhancing football fan’s engagement and developing the game of football in the country. Since the launch of this season’s Pokopoko ndi Zampira promotion in June, participation has been overwhelming,” said Nsapato.  

Ngwenya said that in its second month, there has been an increase in the number of supporters participating in the promotion.

“As league sponsors we are happy that the response in the promotion is overwhelming. In June we registered over 84,000. In July, we recorded 135, 000 entries with over 7,000 correct predictions representing a 38 percent increase from previous month. The Blantyre derby alone which was played at Kamuzu Stadium registered over 41, 000 entries,” he said.   

The draw saw a 40-year-old Dedza based Be Forward fan, Ramson Ndekha winning the monthly grand prize of a whooping K1.5 million of which K500,000 will be channelled towards purchase of football equipment to a football club of his choice.

Reacting to the news, Ndekha who correctly predicted the game between Kamuzu Barracks and Nyasa Big Bullets said the money will boost his business.

During the second draw, Francisco Madinga of Be Forward Wanderers was announced as winner of Supporters’ Player of the Month award for July.

“We are delighted to underscore our commitment of rewarding every stakeholder in the game of football. In the month of July, Madinga emerged Supporters Player of the Month after outclassing other outstanding players who were shortlisted by TNM in partnership with league managers, Super League of Malawi (SULOM),” said Nsapato.

Madinga becomes the second player to win after Be Forward striker, Babatunde Adepoju was an inaugural winner since the award was introduced in June. He scored 1613 votes followed by Peter Banda on 1133, Khuda Muyaba at 276, Victor Lungu – 71 and Richard Chimbamba – 51.     

Apart from the monthly prize in the Zampira promotion, every week TNM gives out K50,000 cash to 3 winners and K1,000 Airtime to 50 winners while Daily Question winner gets K100, 000.

This year, Pokopoko ndi Zampira promotion will send three lucky winners to Spain to watch a Real Madrid game. Grand winner will cart home K2 million and the first and second runner up will go away with a motorbike and plasma screen respectively.

To participate in the promotion, subscribers are required to send an SMS of their prediction of the featured games to 1515 or dial *1515# and select the prediction option. The promotion draws are conducted on a weekly and monthly interval before the grand draw which will happen in December.

For further inquiries;

Limbani Nsapato,

Manager, Public Relations & Sponsorship

Mobile: 0888893483

E-mail: Limbani.Nsapato@tnm.co.mw

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