Wanderers await Red Lions in Presidential Cup

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Mighty Be Forward Wanderers’ game against Red Lions is the pick of the round of 16 draw as teams continue to battle it out in the race for the MK60 Million government sponsored cup.

The fixtures for the round of 16 were known yesterday after a national draw held at Mpira village in Blantyre.

Khrishna Achutan (L) and Daud Suleman (R) conducting the draw on Thursday.

Khrishna Achutan (L) and Daud Suleman (R) conducting the draw on Thursday.

The draw which was led by Sports Council board member Khrishna Achutan and Sulom vice-president Daud Suleman has up to five ties which will be involving Super League teams unless stated.

The draw bought 16 teams which all came out as winners in respective rounds. Seven teams were from the Southern Region, with five from the Central and the last four from the Northern Region.

Here is the full draw:

Presidential Cup national draw

Round of 16

Moyale Barracks vs. Masters Security/Civo United

*Wizards FC vs. Max Bullets/Hard Knockers

Mafco FC vs. Azam Tigers FC

*Silver Strikers/Blue Eagles vs. Nyasa Big Bullets FC

*Kabwafu/Ipota vs. Manyamula/Mchenga Utuba

Be Forward Wanderers FC vs. Red Lions FC

Epac FC vs. Dululu FC

Dwangwa United FC vs. Rumphi Pirates

NOTE:

* Moyale Barracks will however have to wait for the ruling by the Presidential Cup committee concerning the match between Masters Security and Civo United which ended prematurely on Wednesday.

*Maxi Bullets will also play against Wizards F.C after they won 11-1 against Hard Knockers.

*Silver Strikers will play Blue Eagles to play in a third round playoff next week to determine the 5th team from Central region as per the draw. Blue Eagles beat Dwangwa Town Hammers 7-1 on Thursday.

*Kabwafu United will play Mchengautuba. Kabwafu beat Manyamula F.C 2-1 while Mchengautuba won 5-1 over Ipota.

Quarterfinal

Winner match 2 vs Winner match 6

Winner match 8 vs Wnner match 3

Winner match 7 vs Winner match 1

Winner match 5 vs Winner 4

Semifinals

Winner Quarterfinal 4 vs Winner Quarterfinal 2

Winner Quarterfinal 3 vs Winner Quarterfinal 1

Home team in finals

Winner Semifinal 1 vs Winner Semifinal 2

 

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