The inaugural N'cwala golf tournament tees off this Sunday at the Chainama Hills Golf Club with a field of 100 golfers expected to take part in the event that leads to the build-up of N'cwala Ceremony early next year.
N'cwala national organising committee chairperson, Noel Nkoma, said in a statement released in Lusaka yesterday that Minister of Finance Alexander Chikwanda and Robert Chomba, chairperson of the Zambia Open Organising Committee were among the golfers expected to take part in the tournament.
Others expected to compete include Lusaka Golf Club president Caleb Mulenga, Melisa and Tina Nawa, Chainama Golf Club president Criticles Mwansa and Nkoma.
He said the event would be graced by Minister of Defence Geoffrey Mwamba and Chief Madzimawe, of the Ngoni people who is also Chairperson of the House of Chiefs representing Paramount Chief Mpezeni.
Nkoma thanked sponsors who have already come on board to sponsor prizes among them Samsung Technologies, Aupie Group, MultiChoice Zambia, Merit Asset Guard, Parmalat Zambia, LaFarge Cement, Euro-Africa Bus Services, Nemrit, Barclays Bank, Investrust Bank and Banc ABC.
He said teams expected to participate will include the Zambia Air Force (ZAF), Zambia Army, Zambia National Service (ZNS), Zambia Police, Indeni Oil Refinery, Chase Everritt, Hollard Insurance among others.
On the entertainment side, Nkoma said the Ngoni Impi's will be pounding the ground with the famous Ngoma dance.