All is set for the 2017 GOTV netball challenge to kick off on Saturday at the netball cathedral Blantyre Youth Centre.
Spectators should brace for Malawi’s cream dela cream in netball,as giants from all the three cities of Malawi will converge at BYC with a winning mentality.
From Blantyre there are three giants namely Kukoma Diamonds,Thunder Queens and Tigresses,while Lilongwe has Civonets and Blue Eagles.
Salima has been represented by Mafco,while Mzuzu is assured that Mimosa and Lameck Queens will do wonders for them.
The first opening match will involve a Blantyre derby,as Tigresses will line up against Kukoma Diamonds.
Tigresses has assembled a young squad with the absence of their several players like Sindi Simutowe and Grace Mhango.
Diamonds,who are enjoying a good form have one of the best and experienced squad but mind you their pride at stake when the two teams meet.
Tigresses long serving member Beatrice Mpinganjira said they are aware that it will be a tough match,but insists Diamonds will have a huge mountain to climb against them.
“We are aware that they have a best squad and experienced players but pressure is on them.We will just go there to enjoy and play our game,”said Mpinganjira.
Kukoma Diamonds captain Sarudzai Gondwe said their aim is to rule Blantyre city at the end of the game.
“They can say all sorts of things but what l can tell you is that Diamond will always rule Blantyre,” said Gondwe.
In other matches, Thunder Queens takes on Mafco,while Blue Eagles have what looks like an easy fixture against Lameck.