Malawi Queens need K15m for World Netball Series

Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has requested K15 million to meet the expenses of World Netball Series in New Zealand in November.

NAM General Secretary Carol Bapu said the association has written Malawi National Council of Sports for funding.

Malawi Queens

Malawi Queens


Bapu disclosed that the team would only require 10 days of training to prepare for the Fast Five Series because the players had been active with the GOtv Club Netball Challenge being played on Fast Five format.

“We have written Sports Council requesting K15 million for the New Zealand Fast Five World Tournament to be held next month,” Bapu said.

“We are optimistic that the government would come in to assist as it has been case before.”

In a related development Malawi pulled out of two tests in Suva next month against Fiji’s build-up to the 2015 Netball World Cup.


Despite costs for the trip being covered by Fiji, Pearls coach Kate Carpenter says Malawi have informed them they won’t have enough players to fulfil their commitment.

“That was fantastic last year for the girls, also because it’s played at home and all the netball supporters can see what that top group looks like, so that’s not happening. It was in the programme but Malawi are unable to meet that commitment so our first international matches and preparation will start in next year—that six months through until the World Cup”.

The series, against the world’s fifth-ranked team, was agreed in August and was to be a carbon copy of last year, when Malawi stopped off in Fiji following the Fast 5 tournament in Auckland, comfortably winning both tests.

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10 thoughts on “Malawi Queens need K15m for World Netball Series”

  1. Mama says:

    If u change the name to Mulli Netball team a cheque of 1 Billion will be given to you.

  2. godobaman says:

    chonde chonde atsikanawa apaseni 50 million inayao agawane ndithu iyi ndiye team osati chamendo chitimu chochimwitsa ngati chimenecho mukapanda kwapasa tilowa munseu ndithu

  3. Dyson says:

    Give them not football national team our neetbal national the put us on the map

  4. Charter says:

    Tengani allocation ya Flames apatseni atsikana akatitukulire dziko!

  5. Piper says:

    They should build these guys a world class netball arena rather than burning money into Flames !!!

  6. Think Tank says:

    Let no one say there is no money. Give them quickly and double it. Use the fastest means of releasing the money. Legally. No red tapes here. They always use it to good cause. They deserve no “buts”.

  7. pooooopo says:

    AKUPASENI NDALAMAZO BASI NDIPOSO OSATI 15 YOKHA IKHALE 25 CHIFUKWA NETBALL NDIIMENE IMATICHOSA MANYAZI, OSATI KUPITA KU ALGERIA KUONONGA 36 MILLION KUKACHINYIDWAKO 3 KWA O ZACHAMBA BASI. NO MORE NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM BUDGET ATITOPESA NKULUZA. INU ABOMA THIS TIME MUKANGOIPASA FLAMES NDALAMA NDIDANA NANU..

  8. Munthu wankulu says:

    Iyi ndiye Team yoti muithandize osati mpira wa mapaziwo

  9. Rompwa says:

    Apa ndiye bola,osati zinazi ayi.

  10. Mr.Bambo says:

    Iyi ndiye team yoyenera kuithandiza mosawinya osati zijazi.Fundraising dinner and dance pa COM bwa?

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