The National Football Association of Swaziland’s (NFAS) President, Senator Adam Mthethwa has acknowledged the role played by the MTN Premier League Sponsors (MTN Swaziland) and the Premier League of Swaziland (PLS) for their tremendous role in as far as football development is in the country is concerned. He made these remarks during the 2016/2017 Premier and National First Division Leagues Prize Presentation Ceremony held at the Royal Swazi Sun Convention Centre on Thursday, 15th June 2017.
“I therefore from the onset, would like to direct our candid merit to MTN Swaziland, for the generous sponsorship and investment accorded to the senior and national leagues of Swaziland”, said the President of the NFAS. He also highlighted that the football family remains absolutely connected to MTN Swaziland due to her religious investment in football over the period, thus the NFAS as the football household assures the sponsors the support, protection and perseverance in the subsistence of this great partnership.
Also, the NFAS’s President acknowledged the PLS brand for the implementation of a very well-coordinated competitions. “We also take this moment and time, to congratulate the PLS Chairman and Vice President of the NFAS; his Executive Committee, the PLS Board of Governors and Staff for the accomplishing the league competitions mandated under their auspice, for which this ceremony has been hosted”, said the President of the NFAS. Having said that, he also reminded the PLS about the scarcity of time to rest as the new season is just around the corner conceding that the football family is hoping to see an even better league in the forthcoming season.
Senator Adam Mthethwa also congratulated the Winners of the various prizes and also the Champions of the two (2) leagues, Matsapha United FC for the National First Division League and Mbabane Swallows FC, for the Premier League. Lastly, he acknowledged the Competitions Committee, Clubs’ Administrators, Coaches, Referees, Spectators and the Media, all of whom expended their energies towards the accomplishment of the leagues, in their various individual and group capacities throughout the football season.