The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has distributed the 2019 Airtel Top 8 Broadcasting Rights revenue to the eight teams that participated in the competition.
According to FAM Commercial Director Limbani Matola, the exclusive Broadcasting Rights for all the 11 matches of the Airtel Top 8 were awarded to any agency called Simply Black and the returns have been shared according to the number of games each team played.
Here is how the revenue has been distributed among the teams.
“The money has been shared according to the number of matches each team played with those that played more games getting a bigger share”, said Matola.
The two finalists Silver Strikers and Karonga United pocketed K448, 582.00 each having played 4 games apiece while losing semifinalists Mzuni FC and Masters Security received K336, 436.00 each from 3 matches.
Be Forward Wanderers, TN Stars, Kamuzu Barracks and Civil Sporting Club, who were eliminated in the two-legged quarterfinals received K224,291.00 each .
“It is our desire that teams that take part in competitions under FAM continue to benefit from broadcasting revenue as we continue moving football forward”, said Matola.
The 2019 Airtel Top 8 run from 27th April to 29th June 2019. The participating teams are identified from those that end in the top eight positions of the TNM Super League. In this years tournment Silverstrikers emerged the winner after beating Karonga United in the final at Bingu National Stadium