Miracle Gabeya wins Player Of The Tournament Award in Airtel Top 8

By Staff Reporter

Mighty Mukuru Wanderers defender Miracle Gabeya has won the Player Of The Tournament award in the season 5 of Airtel Top 8 competition

Gabeya received the award during an award ceremony that took place on Wednesday evening at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre.

The towering defender beat fellow Wanderers player who also played with him at Nyasa Big Bullets, Chiukepo Msowoya and Bullets defender Gomezgani Chirwa.

Gabeya, signed for the Nomads early last year after declining contract extension at Bullets after he indicated that it was on the lower side.

Other players that received awards are Chiukepo Msowoya, Lanjesi Nkhoma and Clement Nyondo who finished the tournament as top goal scorers with 2 goals each.

In the Media Awards, Garry Chirwa of Nation Publications Limited won the Bet Print Journalist Award and Pemphero Musowa of Kulinji.com won the Best Online Journalist Award .

The Best TV Journalist Award went to Hamkey Chimtengo of Mibawa Television while Boby Kabango of Nation Publications Limited won Best Photojournalist Award.

Richard Tiyesi of Timveni Radio was the winner in the Radio Category while Peter Fote of Times Group went home with the Best Commentator award.

The Airtel Top 8 tournament which was played in a period of 7 weeks, started in November and ended on 17th December 2022.

Wanderers won the Airtel Top 8 Cup for the first time after beating Nyasa Big Bullets on post match penalties.