Malawi Queens beat Zambia to book final berth with South Africa in Diamonds Challenge

Malawi Queens cruised through into the finals of the Diamonds Challenge Netball Tournament on Thursday evening after beating Zambia 60-34 in a one sided affair at Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.

Airborne! Sindi  Simutowe

Airborne! Sindi Simutowe

Part of the action between Malawi Queens and Zambia

Part of the action between Malawi Queens and Zambia

Malawi Queens celebrate beating Zambia

Malawi Queens celebrate beating Zambia

The Queens will face their rivals South Africa on Friday at the Ugu Sports Centre in Margate.

Coach Piece Chawinga-Kaluwa maintained the squad of Joyce Mvula (Ellen Chiboko)(GS), Sindi Simtowe (GA), Thandi Galeta (Rose Mkanda) (WA), Takondwa Lwazi (C), Joana Kachilika (Grace Mwafulirwa-Mhango)(WD), Carol Mtukule-Ngwira (GD), Towera Vinkhumbo-Nyirenda (GK).

The massive support from South African supporters encouraged the Queens to slaughter the She-Chipolopolo with 15-8, 27-18 and 46-24 leads in the first three-quarters, before finishing them off in the last quarter .

However, it was Blue Eagles Sisters slippery shooter Joyce Mvula who was a darling to watch in the first and second quarter when notching in baskets with the combination of Complex Tigresses evergreen attacker Sindi Simutowe.

Mvula was however, substituted in the fourth quarter for versatile Ellen Chibokho.

Malawi evergreen shooter Sindi Simutowe was chosen player of the match and she went away with K120 000 prize (R3000).

Malawi Queens coach Kaluwa was on cloud nine hailing her troops for an outstanding performance.

“The girls played very well and the shooters were brilliant. We have now to focus in tomorrows final against South Africa,” said Kaluwa.

Friday’s final match between Malawi and South Africa will be beamed live on the World of Champions, SuperSport Channels: CSN, Select-SA and SS4.–Photos by Netball South Africa

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Jeromy Kadewere be serious
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Jeromy Kadewere be serious

Coach Piece Chawinga? kkkk Piece as in soya pieces?kkk koma ya English at its worst by this reporter.

Sapitwa
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Mumandichotsa manyazi muliyenda mwanga. “Where do you come from?” Malawi. “Oh Malawi Queens!”
Congrats!

Cazorla
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It will only be worth celebrating when /if you beat South Africa !

maganizo anga
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GO QUEENS GO…… NANGA WHAT TIME?

wamwaka
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Ka DANCE kaja bwanji?

chibuwe Thomas
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Goo queens

Khwethemu
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Timu ya atumbuka okha okha. Everyone in the team is a Tumbuka or comes from the North. We need Quota system applied to this Northern region sided team. Undiyankhenso iyi. Nevertheress congratulations

Thenjiwe
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May God Himself, who has brought you this far in this competition see you through as you meet the Proteas. Nothing is impossible with this Great God. May He show up in this ever- positive team with His peace as Jehovah Shalom, and may you all our esteemed players be at peace, mtima m’malo, and focus on this Great and Almighty God. Take it easy, mtima m’malo and see what He will do for you. The Proteas’ defeat you saw in the first encounter shall you see no more again forever, because the heavenly hosts will play through you. All… Read more »
gloria
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congrads ladies

chris
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congratulations asikana athu! all the best in ur finals!

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