Malawi Queens date South Africa in finals of African Netball Championship

Malawi Queens cruised through into the finals of the African Netball Championship after booting out Uganda in an electric mood at the netball cathedral Blantyre Youth Centre.

The Queens, who maintained the squad of Joyce Mvula, Sindi Simutowe, Beatrice Kadango,Tina Kamzati, Joana Kachilika, Caroline Ngwira and Grace Mhango in all the four quarters pruned the She-Cranes by 55-46 baskets.

With massive support from the home fans, who were in red, the Queens led in all the quarters 17-9, 28-23,43-34 before finishing them off with a 55-46 baskets.

However, it was Blue Eagles Sisters slippery shooter Joyce Mvula who was a darling to watch when notching in baskets with the combination of Sindi Simutowe.

Tempers flayered in the third quarter as a Ugandan winger attacker punched Malawi Queens Beatrice Kadango who in turn revenged.

Malawi Queens coach Peace Chawinga Kalua was on cloud nine hailing fans for their support and urged them to do the same in the afternoon when they face  South Africa who saw off Zambia 66-48  in another semi-final match.

Malawi and South Africa senior netball teams will renew their rivalry  Friday at 4 pm will be a real test for the Queens as Proteas strength lies in their quick passing game.

The eight-member competition threw off on Monday and ends today Friday.

Tina Kamzati in real business....Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Tina Kamzati in real business….Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Joyce Mvula was a hero of Malawi Queens in the semis....Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Joyce Mvula was a hero of Malawi Queens in the semis….Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Ugandan shooter in air.....Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Ugandan shooter in air…..Photo Jeromy Kadewere

South Africa players cheering Malawi in the stands....Photo Jeromy Kadewere

South Africa players cheering Malawi in the stands….Photo Jeromy Kadewere

South Africa to face Malawi...Photo Jeromy Kadewere

South Africa to face Malawi…Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Supporters on cloud nine after the game....Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Supporters on cloud nine after the game….Photo Jeromy Kadewere

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