Malawi netball body leader to step down

Netball Association of Malawi (Nam) president Rose Chinunda will not seek reelection after the end of her third term of office next year.

Rose Chinunda:  Time to go
Rose Chinunda: Time to go

Chinunda said the decision was made for her to give a chance to others to play their part in the development of Malawi’s most popular sport after football.

“I will not stand again next year. I feel l have done my part so that other people should come in and contribute to the sport,” Chinunda said.

She said among others during her tenure dating back to 2007 Malawi netball team managed to improve its rankings from position 11 to 5 in the world.

Chinunda said the standard of the sport has improved as evidenced by Mwawi Kumwenda’s professional deal with in netball super power nations of Australia and New Zealand clubs.

Currently,  Malawi netball team, the Queens, are camp preparation for World Fast Five Games in Australia next month.

Chinunda’s reign would go down in history for her leading a committee which was never run short of controversies in the selection of both coaches and players in the squad.

Just recently the association had come under fire for picking males coaches in Griffin Saenda and Sam Kanyenda for the Fast Five gives leaving out netball legends Peace Chawinga Kalua and Mary Waya.

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5 years ago

Carol Bapu should follow.

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