Former Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Sameer Suleman has revived the Sammys Super Cup with a new sponsorship worth K2 million.
The competition is expected to start at the end of this month after a year of absence.
Suleman said he is now ready to continue bankrolling the event that has helped expose some of the Super League and Flames top stars.
“Things were not going on well with my business and it was difficult to sponsor the cup last year. I am glad to be back with this sponsorship which will go a long way to help Malawi develop football.
“We would like FAM and other stakeholders to give us support to ensure that the tournament is a success,” said the owner of disbanded Super League side Sammys United.
The winners of the competition that will attract teams from Namiyango, Bangwe, Chiwembe, Chigumula and Soche will get K220 000 ($880), a set of uniform and balls.
According to the organising committee chairperson, Trevor Kajawa, 40 teams have registered for the competition.
Flames South Africa-based defender Limbikani Mzava, Bullets FCâ€™s Robson Banda, Henry Kabichi and the Lufeyo brothers Jeresi and Kondwani, Silver Strikersâ€™ Tony Chitsulo are some of the players that have played in the Sammys Super Cup.