Malawi hockey League swings into second round

The campaign for the 2012 Monolux Paints 11 aside Hockey League title has moved into second round with teams finding hard to top the log table.

The league has, however, proven to be competitive in the men’s category where teams are toe to toe in points with only difference in goals. The women’s section with some walkovers as some teams forfeiting points for not turning up or coming late, turns out to be losing its spirited stunt.

Genetrix leads the table in men’s category with 9 points from five games, three wins and lost two. Braves is on second position with 9 points as well but differed in goals with Genetrix.

Women's hockey team

Scorpions is on third with 8 points followed by Falcons and Nyala McCoy trailing on the bottom with five points each but differ in goals.

In women’s class, Sports Complex Simba is on top of the table after accumulating 19 points from seven games with one draw.

Genetrix is on second with 16 points followed by Braves 8 points on third position, Scorpions on fourth with 3 points and Falcons and Nyasa are on fifth and sixth with 3 and 2 points respectively.

The league swings into second round, which happens to be the deciding moments as to which teams will the odds favor to pocket the prize money.

The teams in both categories are competing under Round Robin format and that prizes will only be awarded to the top three in each category with K300, 000 as prize money for both men and women categories.

Meanwhile, Hockey Association of Malawi (HAM) has disclosed that its pitch constructed at Kamuzu upper stadium will be ready early next year.

The Association disclosed that the pitch which has been facing hitches in its construction will solve the problem of hockey game venues, which currently take place at Blantyre Sots Club.

The hockey court will cost over K100 million.

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