After finals drought for two years, Kamuzu Stadium is set to host the 2018 Carlsberg Cup Final, Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Competition Manager Gomegzani Zakazaka announced on Sunday.
The final, which is between Be Forward Wanderers and Masters Security is scheduled to take place on the 20th October 2018
The Nomads reached this stage after beating Hangovers 3-0 on Sunday at Kamuzu Stadium courtesy of goals from Stanely Sanudi, Joseph Kamwendo and Zicco Mkanda, while Masters Security showed Nyasa Big Bullets an exit-door with a 4-3 beating after penalties.
In post-match interviews on Sunday, Be Forward Wanderers Team Manager, Steven Madeira described Masters Security as a better side, but insists the Nomads are looking forward to grab the trophy.
“They are a good side but we know their strength and weaknesses. We played against them four weeks ago and l must admit they are not a walkover but hosting them at Kamuzu Stadium will give us an advantage to beat them,” said Madeira.
Masters Security coach Abasi Makawa told the Malawi News Agency on Sunday that they geared to face the Nomads at any venue.
“We are more than ready to face Wanderers at any venue, be it in Blantyre or anywhere else. They are a good side but we don’t want to miss this opportunity to win our first silverware,” said Makawa.
The last time these two teams met in the League game in Dedza the game ended 1-1.
The last time Kamuzu Stadium hosted a cup final was on 10th September 2016, when Be Forward Wanderers beat Silver Strikers 6-5 to grab the Carlsberg Cup.