Giants in easy Central Health LDNL wins

Central region giants Blue Eagles Sisters and Civonets underlined their credentials as Central Health Lilongwe and District Netball League giants on Sunday when they earned resounding victories to send a warning signal to rookies.

Civonets player

Civonets player

Ruth Kaliyenda played a part in Eagles victory...Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Ruth Kaliyenda played a part in Eagles victory…Photo Jeromy Kadewere

The two out-fits  preyed on Boma Stars 37-16 and Green Sisters 29-12 respectively.

In the first game, Civonets squeezed life out of Green Sisters with the likes of Jane Chimaliro and Tina Kamzati being in fore- front of taking control of the  business.

Chimaliro, who also feature for Malawi Queens got off to a flying start by notching goals for fun, as Kamzati was Civo’s engine room on the middle of the park.

In another encounter, unstoppable Blue Eagles Sisters was a marvel to watch as they clipped Boma Stars 37-16.

The area 30 cops were strong on the centre where the evergreen Takondwa Lwazi outplayed Boma Stars with  the help of Ruth Kaliyenda as goal attacker and Joyce Mvula.

In her remarks Kaliyenda described the game as tough but was delighted to have registered victory in their first game.

“It was a tough game but at the end what matters most is to collect three points. They came hard on us but experience also helped us a lot. Our fans should expect good results from Eagles,” said Kaliyenda.

In other matches, Lioness KB were pruned 23-21 baskets by Limboba, while Green Sisters Junior registered a massive victory against Katalama. They won 25-16 baskets.

After their disappointing result against Limboba, Lioness KB accelerated their gear in their second match as they won 39-10 against Shire Sisters.

LDNL chairperson, Charity Malanga described the first week of the league as impressive despite having heavy rainfall in the capital city.

She also said their turn out of spectators was massive, as more than 500 people watched the matches.

The K2.5 million LDNL, which is being sponsored by the Central Health Limited, was officially launched some weeks ago at Kamuzu Institute for Sports after spending six years without sponsorship.

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