On 16 June 2013, the Thondwe Youth Skills Development Soccer Challenge was successful held at the Thondwe Soccer Ground, Thondwe Zomba, Malawi.
The winners were Kang’ombe Young Bullets who beat Green Bombers 1-0 in an entertaining final game. The goal scorer, Kuka, was Man of the Match.
In Third-place were Makupete Warriors who beat Thondwe Youth Skills Development Team (KK Rangers) by 2-1.
The prizes were as follows:-
– Winner : Floating Trophy, MK20,000 and Goalkeeper’s gloves
– Runners-up : MK15,000
– Third Place : MK10,000 plus Shinguards/pads
– Fourth Place : MK5,000
– Man of the Match : MK2,000
– Referees : MK2,000 (MK1,000 each)
The support that we received was as follows:-
– ZiTs : Public Address System
– Ian Lizi : (Mandede) Halftime performance
– HfNy : Trophy
– CASH & TRANSFERS
EdMk : MK10,000
MbBa : MK100,000
KoMwa : US$50 = MK16,000
HfNy : R500
PinM : R500
IrC : R320
ReetS : R250
HecC : R200
JoMa : R150
BeM : R20
R1,940 = MK61,884.90
– TOTAL : MK187,884 or ZAR5,682 or US$572
We would like to thank all of you well-wishers from within Malawi and other countries, hereinafter called Friends of Thondwe, who made this a success through generous contributions in response to our SMS and Social Media appeal for support as documented in the blog post Harnessing the Power of Friends and Goodwill
Our community and our youth are truly grateful and we urge you, as Friends of Thondwe, to continue supporting us in our future endeavors as we strive to empower and uplift our community.
Fukula Hastings Nyekanyeka, Trustee, Thondwe Youth Skills Development Organization