Weeks ago, Capital Oil refining Industry (Cori) promised the Flames a sum of K5 million if they win against Uganda and secure qualification for 2022 African Cup of Nations. Following a 1-0 victory, Cori has honored the pledge.
Presenting the pledge, the company’s sponsorship coordinator, Violet Kapolo also decorated the goal scorer, Richard Mbulu with K500,000. “We are delighted that the national football team delivered according to the nation’s expectations by beating Uganda 1-0 and reach the Africa Cup of Nations finals.” said Kapolo. Cori also expressed interest to partner the Flames and Football Association of Malawi (FAM) ahead of Africa Cup of Nations finals slated for Yaunde, Cameroon.
Capital Oil Refining Industries Limited (CORI) is a wholly Malawian company and it was established in 1988. It is a brainchild of MR. M.F.A. Karim, who after thorough research and extensive study discovered the potential for edible vegetable cooking oil in Malawi. The head office is situated at Chirimba Industrial Site on the outskirts of Blantyre, Malawi. CORI was the first Company to lay its foundation in the virgin bush of Chirimba. It has another crushing and extraction plant at Makata Industrial Site within Blantyre.