The Abbas Makawa’s boys needed a second half strike from Mphatso Zongololo to inspire Epac FC to a 2-1 hard fought victory over Dedza Young Soccer to eventually cement a place in Malawi’s top flight for the 9th consecutive season.
Before the match, the team’s owner Dean Josiah Banda had promised the boys that beating Dedza will see them pocketing K50, 000 each.
Knowing that a victory was a must, Epac exactly did that when they displayed brilliant football to collect the maximum points and condemning Dedza to exit the top flight in their debut season along side Fisd Wizards and Airborne Rangers.
Days after completing the mission, Josiah Banda fulfilled his promise by awarding each and every player the said amount of money.
Epac leapfrogged Mzuni FC on 11th position with 30 points whilst Dedza dropped to 13th, level on points with Mzuni but with inferior goal difference.
Following the exit of the three teams, Max Bullets from Southern Region Football Association (SRFA), Chirumba Barracks from Nothern Region Football Association (NRFA) and Dwangwa United from Central Region Football Association (CRFA) have all been promoted to the Super League.
Meanwhile, Max Bullets owner Maxwel Kapanda has come out in the shell to announce that the team will be sold if he fails to secure sponsorship.
Speaking to one of Malawi’s daily papers, Kapanda said he would not dare to go in the league without money.
“Currently, I am looking for possible sponsors but if i fail to secure funding, I will have no choice but to sell the team because I dont have money to sponsor the team in the top flight,” he said.