The 2018 Swazi Bank Cup was officially launched at Esibayeni Lodge on Thursday, 15th February 2018. This marks the beginning of business for this knock-out competition that is sponsored by the bank with a heart. This year’s sponsorship is worth E2.6 Million which includes a E75 000.00 sponsorship towards the Swazi Bank Women’s Cup.
Present during this occasion was the National Football Association of Swaziland’s (NFAS) President, Senator Adam Mthethwa, Managing Director (MD) of Swazi Bank; Mr. Zakhele Lukhele, Football and Swazi Bank’s Families just to mention but a few. This year’s grand opening is scheduled for Sunday, 25th February 2018. This football competition comes with a number of prizes for the football clubs, players, match officials, fans and the media.
The 2018 Swazi Bank Cup is the 15th edition and the slogan is “Uyayifuna na?” This means, do you really wants it? This slogan came from Ncamiso Dlamini who is a student at St. Mary’s High School who won himself E2 000.00. The Champions of this competition will get E1Million plus a ticket to the TOTAL CAF Confederation Cup.
The Managing Committee (MC) of this competition is as follows:
- The FA Vice President, Dr. Comfort Shongwe.
- The PLS COO, Pat Vilakati who assumes the Secretary role.
- Peter Magagula (Member)
- Njabulo Mabuza (Member)
- Nigel Shongwe (Member)
- Sicelo Nene (Member)
- Jabulani Dlamini (Member)
- Hopewell Matsabula (Member).
- Knowledge Manana (Member from Swazi Bank)
- Thumbumenzi Mamba (Member from Swazi Bank).