Malawi netball giants Tigresses and Diamonds in crucial match

OG Issa Southern Region Netball League title contenders Complex Tigresses face serious test in their quest to challenge the title when they line up against Diamonds at the netball cathedral, Blantyre Youth Centre on Sunday.

Diamonds ....Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Diamonds ….Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Complex Tigresses players....Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Complex Tigresses players….Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Tigresses are  being chased by Diamonds as the two Blantyre giants are separated with a few points.

Coach, Peace Kaluwa feels she has the formula to clip  Diamonds and has vowed to collect maximum points come Sunday.

“We have to beat Diamonds  if our ambition to be crowned champions is to be alive. But l can assure all our supporters that we will throw
everything into the game so that at the end ‘tikamwe tea wamkaka‘,” said Kaluwa.

Kaluwa is beaming with confidence knowing she has a star studded squad which comprises slippery goal shooter, Sindi ‘Sniper’ Simutowe fresh from Fast Five tournament in New Zealand, Beatrice Mpinganjira, Grace Mhango and Lauren Ngwira.

In the other camp, Diamonds coach ,  Griffin Saenda  said they are ready to shine bright  against the Kanjedza township based girls.

“The morale in our camp is high ahead of this crunch encounter. By any means, we have to beat Tigresses if we want to win the title even though  people have already ruled us out,” he  said.

Of late, Diamonds have been finding the going tough in the OG Issa having lost to Tigresses in the first round.

Saenda will be banking all his hopes on Bridget Kumwenda, Jessica Mazengera, Towera Vinkhumbo and Caroline Ngwira.

Fixtures in the OG Issa.

Saturday 15th Nov

-MTL Queens vs Polytechnic 8am, Aquaid vs Shizaella 9.30,
-Gerald Tasaukadala vs Airwing 11am,
-Complex Tigresses vs Prison 2pm, -MTL vs Diamonds 3pm, (the postponed game)

SUNDAY all at BYC.  16th Nov

Diamonds vs Polytechnic 12 noon, Alliance Capital vs Aquaid queens 1.30pm ,
Complex Tigresses vs Diamonds all at BYC ,,
Prison vs Gold sisters 10am
Airwing vs MTL Queens 12noon, Airwing vs Gold sisters 1.30pm. Prison vs MTL Queens 3pm at Zomba.

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