…Red Lions to play Wizards
The 2017 Carlsberg Cup Round of 32 national draw took place in Blantyre on Tuesday at Mpira Village with some exciting fixtures.
Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Alfred Gunda and Carlsberg Malawi Senior Brands Manager for alcoholics Twikale Chirwa facilitated the draw.
Top 8 teams have avoided each other as they were seeded for the draw. The last 32 has produced only three clashes involving Super League teams.
Two time champions Nyasa Big Bullets have been paired against Civil Sporting Club while Red Lions have been drawn against Premier Bet Wizards to renew their rivalry.
In the other Super League affair, Dwangwa United will take on Mzuni FC.
Defending champions Be Forward Wanderers have been drawn against Fish Eagles while Super League defending champions Kamuzu Barracks will play the winner between Nsundwe United and Mtsiliza United.
Last season’s runners-up Silver Strikers will travel to Blantyre to play Polytechnic FC.
Round of 32 draw in full:
-Nsundwe United/Mtsiliza United vs Kamuzu Barracks
-Nyasa Big Bullets vs Civil Sporting Club
-Mafco vs Area 25 Stars/Chitedze Strikers
-Azam Tigers vs Cobbe Barracks
-Mwanza Border United vs Moyale Barracks
-Polytechnic FC vs Silver Strikers
-Blue Eagles vs Ekwendeni Hammers
-Be Forward Wanderers vs Fish Eagles
-Chitipa United vs Nchalo United
-Michiru United vs Masters Security
-Blantyre United vs Rumphi Medicals
-MDF Marine vs Jidi FC/Support Battalion
-Be Forward Wanderers Reserves vs Kasungu Police/Airborne Rangers
-Dwangwa United vs Mzuni FC
-TN Stars/Dedza Young Saints vs Prison United
The first team drawn represents the home side with confirmed venues and dates still to be announced.