Malawi Queens has ‘tired’ coach assisted by umpire – Waya
Former Malawi Netball Team captain, Emmie Waya Chongwe, has criticised the Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) for giving Griffin Saenda and White Mlilima a one year contract to guide the Queens to the World Cup saying the two are not the right people for the job now.
Chongwe, who captain the Malawi National Netball Team from 1989 to 1998, has said the two may not help the team do well at the World Cup in Liverpool in July because Mr Saenda is now tired while Mr Mlilima is not a qualified coach.
“Mr Saenda is tired now and throughout my career as a netballer I have known Mr Mlilima as an umpire and not a qualified coach.
“Mr Saenda has produced good results for the Queens but I think he is now tired. I think it’s now time to bring in another coach and Mr Saenda could only be helping that coach.
“We have coaches like Peace Chawinga Kaluwa who can do the job. One wonders why the whole technical panel is being dominated by men when this is a women’s sport and now there is advocacy for 50-50 campaign,” retorted Chongwe.
White Mlilima said he could not waste time commenting on the matter as everybody is entitled to their own opinion.
NAM General Secretary, Carol Bapu, declined to comment on the matter saying Chongwe could have brought her sentiments to NAM and not to the media.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :
Woman against woman. Who is right? A vicious circle of hatred.
Griffin is better coach than Mary. Mary was given a chance to coach The Queens but she failed miserably with Peace Chawinga. In fact, Peace is also a better coach than Mary. Emmie just shut up your mouth you know nothing about netball coaching despite being a netballer in dark ages. Leave Griffin alone. Paja ndiwe wa UTM ndiye umadana ndi akuluakulu ngati adad.
Emmie sees a tired coach in Griffin Sayenda and Sayenda is younger than Peter Muthalika. Peter Muthalika wants to continue being president. Emmie how do you describe Peter Muthalika?
Emmie Waya is not Mary Waya you idiots! She had spoken the truth
It is unfortunate because these sentiments have a potential to demoralise some players who may buy the sentiments that they are being trained by a tired coach. We should have held our negative comments until after the tournament
I’d rather have a tired coach who brings good results than a fresh one who flops.
You yourself, Waya, flopped big time as Quèens coach. You are very jealous because a man excels at coaching in a women’s sport. 😛
Mary was Queens coach, not Emmie
Whether tired or not Queens is better off in his hands.
Why do we have women(Female) football referees in the male dominated sport?
Chule, Mary Waya is merely being jealous, bitter, aggrieved, envious… In short, mkhwidzi, kaduka, nsanje, liuma, litima…😄
Tired????? who told you he is tired? nsanjeeee kapena vichiii??? Sayenda amabweretsa ma results a bhoo, ndipo tikuti Sayenda woyeeee!
Thumbs up to chongwe. I thought people are not seeing. God bless you Chongwe for telling the truth.