NCHALO (Malawi NewsNow ) —Nestor Msowoya and Roza Mbilizi won the well patronised Airtel Nchalo Golf Tournament on Saturday.
Msowoya scored 35 points to win his first Airtel Championship in the men’s category while Mbilizi won her second Airtel championship in the ladies section with 34 points.
John Gift Mwakhwawa was on second with 34 points after counting back Kenam Siula who settled for third position.While in ladies catergory, Carol Banda finished on having scored 34 points.
“I am very happy to win the first Airtel organised competition. I had a wonderful team who pushed me through and through,” Msowoya said.
Mbilizi , who has of late been dominating women golf success., said: “ This is my second time to win Airtel golf tournament after Country Club Limbe competition.”
Airtel Chief Commercial Manager Charles Kamoto said the country’s mobile phone provider sponsored the tournament because of among things business interest it has with the golf fraternity.
“We take golf as an opportunity because as we also have an opportunity to share our business interest during the competition. So we make the golfers feel relaxed and give them pleasure,” he said.
Airtel donated K200,000 towards the golf course maintenance for Nchalo Golf Course and will also sponsor golf tournaments at Gymkhana Club in Zomba and Kasasa’s Golf Course in Dwangwa.