Malawi’s biggest online business directory and leading digital marketing agency has launched a BizMalawi K1 million Fantasy League contest.
The clash will see one lucky winner walk away with K1 million at the end of the new English Premier League soccer season.
BizMalawi founder Tarang Makhecha said that as a leading online platform, they saw it fit to bring some excitement among Malawians who usually play Fantasy Football online for free.
He said “This challenge is meant to give Malawians who love gaming a chance to game without losing anything because joining the BizMalawi Fantasy League is free and anyone is free to participate without paying anything.
“The team with the most points when the league ends wins K1 million and we have put in place a robust verification process that will ensure we award the right winner.”
Fantasy Football is an online game in which players collect points based on how real-life footballers perfom each week.
Fans choose a virtual team of 18 players from different clubs every week based on their preferences and depending on how each of the players they choose perfom each week and score points.
The team with the highest number of points at the end of the season will win.
Points are accumulated weekly, and managers can change players and play different chips as and when they see fit it is played by hundreds of millions of people globally each year.
One of the entrants into the clash Phanganizo Madise whose team is going by the name Maravi United expressed excitement about the competition.
“This is an exciting opportunity for Fantasy League managers because we always play this game for fun to pass time with no incentive. The prize money from BizMalawi will make this more fun and exciting and I am ready to do my best,” he said.
Over 250 participants have, so far, joined the BizMalawi Fantasy League.