Malawi Queens bar reporters at training: Waya enforces social-media ban to players

Malawi Queens coach Mary Waya wants her charges to undergo training camp  at the Blantyre Youth Centre in closed doors and that the journalists an fans have been barred from watching.

Malawi Queens coach Mary Waya: Bars media

The development comes after the return of Australia-based Malawian netball super star  Mwawi Kumwenda to the squad

Waya now wants to reduce the amount of information given out to the media, accusinfg local journalists of being critical to the netball establishment.

The coach has also reportedly as issued new rules on her players over their use of social media.

The players are no longer allowed to publish pictures on discuss issues  from training  camp.

Kumwenda  is among the players who are frequent users of social media, giving fans an insight into life behind the scenes.

Waya wants to ensure her players remain focused.

She could not immediately comment as her mobile phone went unanswered.

NAM president Khungekile Matiya and general secretary Carol Bapu were also not available for comment

Malawi Queens are preparing for  a three-match international series against England later this month.

The Copper Box Arena in London will play host to the first two games of the 2017 series with England and Malawi going head-to-head for the first time on Friday 24th November at 7.45pm before meeting again just two days later on Sunday 26th November at 2pm.

Both sides then move to the Genting Arena in Birmingham for the third and final game, which will take place on Wednesday 29th November at 7:45pm.

Tickets for the British Fast5 All-Stars Championship are available now from and start from just £20 with group tickets available priced from £60 for four adults. VIP Courtside tickets are available for £150 from

Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :

Please share this Article if you like Email This Post Email This Post

More From the World

newest oldest most voted
Notify of

Any game without pipo it’s useless


Big up Merry waya..the players must concentrate and ma media’s mwachita bwino kuathotha maboza

Netball lover

Muyamba nazo chinamwalitu izi mpaka kuletsa atolankhani, ma player asalowe pa FB kapena pa whatsapp. Eeeh!!! Coach that’s too much what are up to? Occult? Kapena pamapeto mudzaalembetsa mayeso mwinatu eti? Tiye nazoni ma Queens.


waya is a failed coach. she don’t like mwai to be part of national team. every time she is in charge mwai is not featured and the team loses miserably . this is the time she must face public accusation


Azitengera pam’gong’o. Atolankhani omwewatu muwafuna posachedwapa.

Netball lover

Heh!!!! Even banning the media? That is being occult. Parents should recall their children, otherwise you don’t know what they are up to. Chinamwali chenicheni ichi? Tiyeni nazo ma Queens!!!!!!


This coach is too much. Mpira akukasewera ndani?.I thought it is national team?

More From Nyasatimes