Three all Super League ties in Carlsberg Cup

Wanderers to start Cup defence with Fish Eagles

The Carlsberg Cup draw was held on Tuesday at Mpira Village in Chiwembe Township in Blantyre.

It saw three all Super League ties with Nyasa Big Bullets being drawn against Civil Sporting Club, PremierBet Wizards will face Red Lions while Dwangwa United will take on Mzuzu University (Mzuni) FC.

Defending champions and TNM Super League leaders Be Forward Wanderers have been drawn against lower league side Fish Eagles. Winners between Msundwe and Mtsiliza date Super League champions Kamuzu Barracks, Mafco will take on winners between Area 25 and Chitedze,

Azam Tigers engage Cobbe Barracks, Moyale will meet Msundwe Boarder Unied.

In other games, last year’s runners-up Silver Strikers date Polytechnic, Blue Eagles will be up against Ekwendeni Hammers, Chitipa United will face Nchalo United, Masters Security and Blantyre United date  Michiru Madrid and Rumphi Medicals, respectively.

In all lower league matches, winners between TN Stars and Dedza Young Soccer will take on Prison united; MDF Marine will sort it out against winners between Jidi and Support Battalion while Be Forward Wanderers Reserves will meet winners between Kasungu Police and Airborne Rangers.

Carlsberg Malawi senior brands manager (alcoholics) Twikale Chirwa said they look forward to an exciting tournament and discovering raw talent.

“But we also have commercial interests to promote our brands,” he said.

Chirwa also said there will be lots of exciting promotions during the tournament which will see participants winning Carlsberg branded regalia and entry tickets for matches.