The 2016 Carlsberg Cup national draw took place on Friday with the defending champions Mighty BeForward Wanderers drawn against their reserve side while the Lilongwe-based giants, Silver Strikers and Civo United are to face each other in the round of 32.
During the draw which took place at MBCtv Kwacha Studios in Blantyre involved 32 teams with 16 coming from the Super League and the other 16 from the three regional leagues.
Nyasa Big Bullets have been paired with Masters while Peter Mponda’s Wizards will face Blue Eagles.
Top eight Super League teams from last season were seeded during the draw as they avoid facing each other during the round of 32.
Carlsberg cup finals are expected to be played on September 10th, 2016 and the winner will pocket K12 million and the runners-up taking home K5 million. Semi-Finalists will pocket K700,000.00 each and
Quarter Finalists K300,000.00 each.
The Top Goal Scorer will get K 200,000.00 and Man of the Match will receive K25,000.00 each from the quarterfinals while the Discovery of the tournament will get K200,000.00.
Here is the draw in full:
Silver Strikers vs Civo United
Be Forward Wanderers vs Be Forward Wanderers Reserves
Nyasa Big Bullets vs Masters
Msundwe vs Kamuzu Barracks
Cobbe vs Azam Tigers
Wizards vs Blue Eagles
Mangochi vs Chikwawa
Mafco vs Dwangwa
Red Lions vs Blantyre United
Mzuni Reserves/Mzuzu United vs Mchengautwa
Karonga United vs Moyale Barracks
Max Bullets vs Zolozolo
Area 12 v Zomba Utd
Prison v Epac
Balaka Eagles vs Civo Youth
Warm Heart vs Mzuni