The return of the Mayor’s Trophy in Blantyre City continues to draw support from the corporate world as Sparc Systems on Wednesday donated K1 million towards the grassroots sports event.
Blantyre City Mayor, Noel Chalamanda, said Sparc Systems’ donation was timely as the competition is set to wind up on December 17.
“What Sparc has done is very helpful to the government and Blantyre City in uplifting the social life of our people through sports. The specific target is our youngsters who will benefit by having their skills honed in both football and netball. This gesture by Sparc will also help set up a platform where coaches and officials can scout talent.” read more
Malawi’s Blantyre Sports Club (BSC) ladies golf section has hailed Sparc Systems for supporting junior golf development at the club when the company sponsored a ladies tournament on Saturday.
BSC ladies captain Connie Karuku said Sparc Systems is one of the Malawian owned companies that is willing to support the development of golf among the youths.
“We asked Sparc Systems to include a juniors section and the firm responded favourably,” Karuku said. “We want juniors to hone their skills and to get experience.
“We hope that with this exposure, the juniors could be were prepared for international tournaments,” she said.
At the end of the day, Zita Rodrick with 36 handicap won the juniors section and was followed by Quasaira Lambat.
Sparc Systems Managing Director, Wisely Phiri, said Malawi’s future in golf relies in the hand of junior golf structures. Read more
A field of 60 golfers took part in the competition in the tournament bankrolled by Sparc System Limited a leading multi-product system integration company operation in Malawi and across Africa.
In men’s category, Bashil Shariff finished first with a 87 gross and 65 net. Donbell Mandala, came second with 84 gross and 69 net.
Former Golf Union of Malawi (GUOM) President Gabriel Kambale playing of handicap four ended on third position with a gross of 75 and 69 net.
Mkwanda, a seasoned lady golfers, scored a gross of 103 and 73 net to emerge champion. Her runner-up with Connie Karuku who posted gross 95 and net 77 while Doreen Kavala was third.
The men’s runner-up was Donbell Mandala with gross 84 and net 69 while former Golf Union of Malawi (GUoM) Gabriel Kambale, playing off handicap 4, came third with 84 gross and net 65.
Shariff said he enjoyed his triumph having won Chip in Masters earlier in the day. >>>>read more