By Mayamiko Phiri
BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-Airtel Malawi pumped in over MK20 million into a golf tournament that took place at Blantyre sports club golf course.
The tournament started on Friday, August 11, 2023, and come to an end on Friday, August 12, 2023, and attracted over 155 top golfers.
In the Men’s category David Nyirenda comes 1st with a net of 60, whereby Fukani Gani was in second position with a net of 70 counted in and John Gift Mwakhwawa was in 3rd position with a net of 70 counted out.
In the ladies’ category, Khungukile Madise scooped 1st position with a net of 74 whereby Roza Mbilizi was in second position with net of 75.
And in the seniors category, Willet Kalonga was in 1st position and Justice John Katsala was in 2nd position.
Speaking during the prize presentation ceremony on Saturday evening, Airtel Malawi managing director Charles Kamoto stated, “It wise to organize the golf tournament in Blantyre as the firm launches Airtel business and Airtel money solutions respectively whereby through Airtel business solutions cooperate customers can connect the internet from one place to another”.
Kamoto added that through Airtel money solutions, money can be collected from many customers or agents to one account.
“As Airtel Malawi, we are very committed to developing sports in the country as we also sponsor Airtel top 8 football competition, and golf is one of the sports which we have a passion for,” said Kamoto.
In his remarks, Blantyre sports club golf captain Honest Chirwa applauded Airtel Malawi for coming up with the tournament.
The winners went home with various prizes such as shopping vouchers, golf bags, and trolleys.