Malawi Queens lose 5th spot toSouth Africa: Australia retain Netball World Cup

Malawi Queens ended their Netball World Cup in Sydney on a low when they lost narrowly 46-48 to eternal rivals South Africa for a fifth spot play-off.

Malawi Queens with  their synchronised press-ups at the court
Malawi Queens with their synchronised press-ups at the court

Australia overcame rivals New Zealand 58-55 to win their 11th title.

England beat Jamaica 66-44 to take bronze .

Wales ended the competition in seventh after winning their play-off 64-41 against Uganda to claim their best finish at a World Cup since 1991 – when it was also hosted in Sydney.

Trinidad and Tobago ended ninth after beating Samoa 64-51.

Scotland ended the tournament 12th after losing their 11th-place play-off 51-41 against Fiji.

Meanwhile Barbados ended 13th with a 53-38 win over Zambia and Sri Lanka finished last after losing 59-32 to Singapore.

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liz
liz
5 years ago

these ladies have done as proud. sorry that you didnt make it, but you guys did a great job

Youthful
5 years ago

Airtel, you promised MK100,000 each player after a win with the Rastafarians. Our queens stumble with a basket. That was a better achievement. I urge you to give them their monies. After all, this is our money from the exorbitant prices you charge us for using our own phones when chatting with our loved ones. Please give them their money.

yathu
yathu
5 years ago

Lets not praise failure. The Queens have surrendered 5th position to RSA. What excuse do you have?

Hardson
5 years ago

Shaaaa! Any way kisses are waiting for you first ladies of the country of Malawi.

Dr Bright Msaka-Cypress University
Dr Bright Msaka-Cypress University
5 years ago

A Malawi miyendo kuda choncho ngati kumaso kwa Mwakasungula klkkkkkk

mfana wa chi shaft
mfana wa chi shaft
5 years ago

munalibe game plan olo strategy ili yonse inuyo. all your energy was wasted on the easy games (malawi101-sri lanka 18). by the time you met the big dogs, you were exhausted.

next time, muzikamenyetsa 2nd team kaye then unleash the 1st team kumapeto ok? now look, we’re not even 1st in africa anymore. griffin ali kutu kodi?

Benga Bush
Benga Bush
5 years ago

No matter you have lost to south Africa.you are a team of skills and know what netball is.Bravo to you girls

kazeze
5 years ago

Sorry queens, you have done your best but not all days are sundays. The one point you need to is you have the team that can win but you need to correct a few in-house concerns. A house divided cant stand. Check out at the management level to ensure complete player motivation.

Ernest kamono
Ernest kamono
5 years ago

Well done Malawi queen

Phiri la Njuzi
Phiri la Njuzi
5 years ago

I salute the Queens. These guys carry the true Malawian spirit that existed during Kamuzu’s time. With little resources, poor training facilities that are nothing compared to top eight, the Queens conquered. If the Queens had the attention accorded to the Flames they could take position 1 or 2. Our today’s Malawi has little space where achievers can thrive. We are a society that thrives on mediocrity and as we know mediocrity is anti progress. We have too many dunderheads in strategic positions in this country. Just take a look at the president’s team of advisors…….who has credible credentials worthy… Read more »

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