Malawi - List of Cup Winners



Name changes:

    Bata Bullets now called Big Bullets;
    Yamaha/Limbe Leaf Wanderers now called MTL Wanderers;
    Hardware Stars now called Michiru Castles;
    Berec Power (Pack) founded as Chipuku Arrows and now called
      MDC United.

FAM Cup

2005    MTL Wanderers               1-1 ADMARC Tigers             [aet, 5-4 (5-3?) pen]
2006      not held
2007    Silver Strikers             1-0 Escom United
2008    Moyale Barracks             1-1 Bullets                   [aet, 5-4 pen]
2009    Tigers                      0-0 CIVO United               [aet, 7-6 pen]
2010     Moyale Barracks            drw CIVO United               [aet, Moyale on pen]
2011    Blue Eagles                 2-1 Moyale Barracks
2012    Mighty Wanderers            2-0 Silver Strikers   
2013    Mighty Wanderers            1-0 Silver Strikers   

NB: 2005 edition was the first (sponsored by Stanbic; 2007-2013 sponsored by
    Standard Bank, new name for Stanbic)

Castle Cup

NB: known as Press Cup 1976-92 and since 1994
1967    Chichiri Athletics (Blantyre)
1968    Malawi University (Blantyre)
1969    Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
1970    Bata Bullets 
1971    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1972    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1973    Bata Bullets
1974    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1975    Bata Bullets
1976-92   see Press Cup
1993    Bata Bullets
1994-00   see Press Cup

Chibuku Cup

1969    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1970    Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
1971    Bata Bullets
1972    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1973    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1974    Bata Bullets
1975    Bata Bullets
1976    Yamaha Wanderers
1977    Bata Bullets
1978    Bata Bullets
1979    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1980    Berec Power Pack (Lilongwe) [now MDC United]
1981    Civo United (Lilongwe)
1982    Civo United
1983    Sucoma (Chikwawa)
1984    Red Lions (Zomba)
1985    Admarc Tigers (Blantyre)
1986    Bata Bullets
1987    Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
1988    Admarc Tigers (Blantyre)
1989    MITCO (Lilongwe)           [*]
1990    Sucoma
1991    Bata Bullets
1992    Silver Strikers
1993    MDC United
1994      unknown
1995    Super ESCOM (Blantyre)
1996-98   unknown
1999    Moyale Barracks             2-1 Super ESCOM (Blantyre)
2000      unknown
2001    MDC United (Lilongwe)       5-2 Total Big Bullets (Blantyre) 

[*] a report in 2002 by the Malawi Standard claimed MDC United won the Chibuku
    Cup in 1989 and 2000 (the latter may be a mix-up with 2001).

Kamuzu Cup

1974    Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
1975    Bata Bullets
1976    Yamaha Wanderers
1977    Sucoma (Chikwawa)
1978    Hardware Stars (Blantyre)
1979    Bata Bullets
1980    Bata Bullets
1981    Bata Bullets
1982    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1983    Bata Bullets
1984    Berec Power
1985    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1986    Bata Bullets
1987    Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
1988    Admarc Tigers (Blantyre)
1989    MITCO (Lilongwe)
1990    Admarc Tigers
1991    Silver Strikers
1992-94   unknown
1995    Hardware Stars              2-1 Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1996    Limbe Leaf Wanderers        bt  Hardware Stars
1997-98   unknown
1999      final not played (MDC United (Lilongwe) vs  Super ESCOM (Blantyre))
NB: cup formerly a national tournament in honour of 'Founder of
    the Nation' Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda; resurrected as district
    tournament in 2005/06:
2006    Kasungu Police              2-0 Santhe


Press Cup

NB: known as Castle Cup until 1976 and in 1993
1977    Hardware Stars (Blantyre)
1978    Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
1979    Bata Bullets
1980    Bata Bullets
1981    Bata Bullets
1982    Sucoma (Chikwawa)
1983    Civo United (Lilongwe)
1984    Berec Power
1985    Bata Bullets
1986    MDC United (Lilongwe)      [*]
1987    Silver Strikers (Lilongwe) [*]
1988    Silver Strikers
1989    Limbe Leaf Wanderers       [*]
1990    Silver Strikers
1991    Silver Strikers
1992-93   see Castle Cup
1994    MDC United                  2-1 ADMARC Tigers
1995-96   unknown
1997    Silver Strikers             bt  Telecom Wanderers
1998    Silver Strikers             2-0 Super ESCOM (Blantyre)  
1999    Bata Bullets               [*]
2000    MDC United                  2-1 Bata Bullets
discontinued after 2000

[*] a report in 2002 by the Malawi Standard claimed MDC United won the Press 
    Cup in 1987 and 1989 but not in 1986 and that MDC United also won the Press 
    Cup in 1999 (and 2000).

Other Cup Tournaments

Challenge 555 Cup
1984    Admarc Tigers (Blantyre)
1985    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1986    Limbe Leaf Wanderers
1987    Red Lions (Zomba)
1988    Silver Strikers (Lilongwe)
1989    MITCO (Lilongwe)
1990    Bata Bullets (Blantyre)
1991    Nico

Chombe Tea Cup
1998    Bata Bullets
1999    Bata Bullets                3-0 MDC United

Carlsberg Cup
first edition 2000
2000    Telecom Wanderers           2-1 Bata Bullets              [asdet]
2001    Moyale Barracks             1-0 Super ESCOM (Blantyre)     
2002    Big Bullets                 1-0 MTL Wanderers
2003      trophy withdrawn by sponsors following farce around final replay
2004-11   not held
2012    Blue Eagles                 1-0 ESCOM
2013    Kamuzu Barracks             1-0 Moyale Barracks
2014

BAT Sportsman Trophy
first edition 1984; possibly identical to Challenge Cup
1992    MDC United (no previous win)

BAT Life Kings Cup
1999    Bata Bullets
2000    Red Lions                   2-0 Telecom Youth
2001    Big Bullets                 1-0 MDC United 
2002    Big Bullets          
Embassy Kings Cup (successor of BAT Sportsman Trophy and Life Kings Cup)
2003    Big Bullets                 2-0 MDC United 

BP Top 8 Cup
only played in 2002 and 2003
2002    Silver Strikers             2-0 Red Lions
2003    MTL Wanderers               1-0 Moyale Barracks

Charity Shield
2004    MTL Wanderers               bt  Silver Strikers
2006    MTL Wanderers               3-0 Big Bullets
Tutulane Charity Cup
2007    Big Bullets                 2-0 Blue Eagles 

President Cup
2008/09 MTL Wanderers               1-1 ESCOM United              [2-1 pen]
2010    Civo United                 1-0 Silver Strikers
2011    Mighty Wanderers            1-0 MAFCO
2012    Bullets                     1-0 Moyale Barracks
2013    MAFCO                       0-0 Silver Strikers           [9-8 pen]

About this document

Thanks to Barry Baker

Sources included: [Oli 95], [Ric 99].

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Author: Hans Schöggl
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014

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