Malawi President Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika smiles with the World Cup trophy in his hands at the Saturday function in Lilongwe. Pic by Malawi Digest.
By Lucy Liponda
Malawi President Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika on Saturday unveiled the World Cup trophy in the administrative capital, Lilongwe.
The hour long ceremony took place at the presidential New State House where the State President spoke highly about football unifying people.
The State President also applauded the Malawi Flames for qualifying for Angola 2010 Nations Cup finals.
The event then changed venues to the Capital City Hotel where thousands upon thousands of people took turns to take a look at the famous trophy and had their pictures taken courtesy of beverage company, Coca Cola.
There were also lots of goodies given out by the same company of course including drinks.
The trophy arrived in Malawi on Friday night and left the country on a charted plane through Kamuzu International Airport for its next destination, Mozambique.
The World Cup trophy is on a world tour as it heads for South Africa where the next tournament is scheduled to take place in June 2010-Malawi Digest.