By Lusekero Mhango

KARONGA-(MaraviPost)-Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) SIMSO premier league has finally confirmed the date for the long awaited prize presentation for the 2018 season which is set for this Saturday in Karonga.

The confirmation of the event follows concerns from the teams over the delays to hold the prize presentation despite the league season finishing in December.

Speaking in an interview NRFA general secretary Masiya Nyasulu, said all is set to award the teams and individuals this weekend.

“We are all set for the ceremony and the preparations are at an advanced stage and this Saturday we will hand out the prizes,” he said.

He added, a friendly match involving champions Chitipa United will kick off the event and will climax with prize presentation at Karonga museum hall letter in the evening.

“Apart from honouring the teams we will also have individual awards such as top goal scorer, best player of the season and media awards among others, he explained.

Champions Chitipa united are set to pocket MK2,000 000 while second place Bolero will receive MK1,000,000 and third and fourth place Fish Eagles and Ekwendeni Hammers will pocket MK600,000 and MK300,000 respectively.

Currently NRFA Simso league sponsorship is pegged at MK7,000 000

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