By Ntokozo Magongo
It’s all good news for football fans as they will be taught and tested for breast cancer during the MoMo Cup finals on Sunday at Mavuso Sports Centre.
The Premier League of Eswatini (PLE) has partnered with the Swaziland Breast Cancer in raising awareness of the disease as October is branded Breast Cancer Month. The fans will voluntarily get tested, free of charge.
October is recognised as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month to support those who have been diagnosed with, are battling, or are recovering from the disease. The month is celebrated world-wide.
Swaziland Breast Cancer Network Executive Director Tengetile Kubheka Mangue said they will be busy this month of October raising awareness over the breast cancer diseases. She said they have grabbed the opportunity that there will be a lot of people at Mavuso Sports Centre during the MoMo Cup and they will bring awareness to the supporters.
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He said the screening and testing will be free to the fans. A total of 5 000 football fanatics are expected to grace the one-day tournament where three matches will be played.
Nsingizini Hotspurs will play Moneni Pirates at 9am in the first semi-final while Lozitha Spurs face Mbabane Swallows at 11am in the second semi-finals.
The winners of the semi-finals will clash at 4pm in the finals with the winner taking home the E650 000 first prize money. Fans will pay E50 when buying the tickets through MoMo while it’s E60 per ticket at the gates.