Airtel Malawi says it is exclusively excited because the Queens have attained a world record in registering over 100 nets in one game and by being undefeated in all the games of the group statges.
In a statement, Airtel expressed optimism that the Queens stand a chance to attain new heights by breaking into the top for world netball rankings.
“The Queens have demonstrated that they went there for a purpose. They are determined, focused and surely their greatness is being anchored on the world scene. This also calls for a celebration of Airtel’s partnership with the Malawi National Netball team. We are proud sponsors of the Queens and they have demonstrated that they are a true source of national greatness and described the Queens as REAL heroes,” reads the statement.
Airtel has since underlined its commitment to grow its partnership with the Queens whom they currently have a historical MK360 million sponsorship.
“From the leading brand, to the stylish, classic and impressive netball team in the world, let us inspire each other collectively to retain our winning formula,” Airtel declares.
Meanwhile, the official sponsor of the Queens has urged the team not to relax in their upcoming encounters.
“Do not relax, keep going and do not settle for anything lesser that total greatness. It is high time our country stopped looking at netball as a petty sport. Netball is big and right now, it is undoubtedly the most successful sport in Malawi,” concludes the statement.
The Queens have qualified to the next round of the World Cup after coming out tops of their group following their victorious performance over South Africa, Sri Lanka and Singapore.