Carlsberg Cup: Lilongwe derby beckons, Nomads to play young brothers

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There is more fun already in the Carlsberg Cup with capital city rivals, Silver Strikers and Civo United drawn together in a key match after the national draw was held on Friday in Blantyre.

The Central bankers will host the Civil servants in what promises to be another epic and mouth-watering fixture this campaign.

In a draw that was held live on MBC TV on Friday evening, another key match will see Wizards FC hosting heavyweights Blue Eagles.

Karonga United have set themselves a tough one as they were drawn against Moyale Barracks, a match that will surely mesmerise fans in the Northern region.

Carlsberg Cup draw

Carlsberg Cup draw conducted on Friday.

However, defending champions Be Forward Wanderers will ignite their title defence against a team they have ties with. They play their reserve side, Be Forward Wanderers Reserves.

Last year’s runners up Nyasa Big Bullets will start their campaign against Masters Security.

In the draw, there were 32 teams with 16 coming from the Super League and the other 16 from the three regional leagues.

The draw was led by Jaber Alide from the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) and Carlsberg Senior Brands Manager for Alcoholics Twikale Chirwa.

HERE IS THE FULL DRAW:

Silver Strikers vs Civo United

Be Forward Wanderers vs Be Forward Wanderers Reserves

Nyasa Big Bullets vs Masters

Msundwe vs Kamuzu Barracks

Cobbe vs Azam Tigers

Wizards vs Blue Eagles

Mangochi vs Chikwawa

Mafco vs Dwangwa

Red Lions vs Blantyre United

Mzuni Reserves/Mzuzu United vs Mchengautwa

Karonga United vs Moyale Barracks

Max Bullets vs Zolozolo

Area 12 vs Zomba Utd

Prison vs Epac

Balaka Eagles vs Civo Youth

Warm Heart vs Mzuni

The finals are expected to be played on September 10 2016 and dates for the matches are to be named in due course.

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