Karonga united crowned Simama priemier league champions : promoted into Malawi’s top flight league TNM super league.
December 11, 2017 by Lumbani Kaunda
Karonga united were crowned the 2017 Simama premier league champion after they comfortably beat Fish Eagles 3-1 at Karonga stadium on Sunday afternoon.
This means Karonga united is the first team to be promoted into Malawi’s top flight league for the next season.
Promotion rivals, Chilumba barracks fc failed to cut the gap after they failed to beat the same Fish eagle’s after their game ended 1 all on Saturday giving Karonga united a chance and needed just a point to earn the promotion.
Karonga united have finished with 67 points while Chilumba barracks fc have 64 points.
Karonga united chairman Alfred chipanga Banda formerly of kaporo stars said they are happy to be back to the elite league for the third time.
We are happy to secure this promotion. We want to assure our fans that this time we will not be relegated since we will be using our own home ground and let me warn other teams that next season no any team should expect returning with easy three points from here.
He added by calling on all well-wishers to come and support the team and also gave credit to the Northern region football association and all people who always support the team.
Meanwhile Northern region football league committee will set dates and venue for awards Presentation.