Zikhale for youths talent development after the success of K4 Million football and Netball Trophy

By Staff Reporter

The Ken Zikhale Ng’oma K4 million Football and Netball Trophy finals took place at Kachere Primary School ground in Nkhata-Bay south and the legislator, who is also the Homeland Security Minister has promised that he will continue to support the youths in the area with another trophy next year.

During the football finals, Green Tigers FC won 4-2 against Brazil Vuwa FC in penalties after a 2-2 draw in 90 minutes.Tigers pocketed K1 million, and Vuwa FV received K500,000.

In the netball, Chichiri Netball Team were crowned the winners taking home K500,000 after defeating Warriors with 17 baskets to 13 baskets. The Warriors went home with K250,000.

The teams have also received various sports materials such as jerseys and balls at the matches. Former Flames coach, Kinna Phiri, Dowa west Parliamentarian, Abel Kayembe, and other MCP officials graced the event.

Ng’oma who is also Minister of Homeland Security has assured the youths in the district that he will be launching another trophy in January 2024.

Phiri has commended the initiative saying it is the best way for identifying talents among the youth in rural areas while on the other hand motivating youths who are jobless.