Malawi Queens returns to a cold reception

Malawi Queens returned home Tuesday afternoon from New Zealand where they participated at the Fast5 World Netball Championship and received a cold reception after finishing last and failed to win any match.

The Queens on arrival
The Queens on arrival
Queens Coach Mary Waya
Queens Coach Mary Waya

Arriving at 1:27pm through Kamuzu International Airport, the Queens who had an awful performance had the shock of the day when they discovered that there was no official from government, Netball Association of Malawi and Sports Council to welcome them.

As if that was not enough, they had to wait for some hours at the airport for their official bus to come and pick them.

It had to take NAM president Rose Chinunda who travelled with the team to start making transport arrangements.

Despite all these problems, Queens Coach Mary Waya was happy with the team’s performance at Fast5 championship.

“We did our best and the girls performed very well taking into consideration that we only had 10 days of preparations.

“I am also impressed with the performance of the young players who have just joined us,” she said.

Airtel Malawi is the official sponsor of the Queens.

The company’s Public Relations Officer Edith Tsilizani said they are happy with the efforts the girls had at the competition.

“For those who watched the games they really were impressed and as sponsors, we will continue to be there for the Queens when they are in,” she said.

The results will have no effect on the Queens position as they still remain on number five in the world.

 

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chilungamo
6 years ago

What Mwai did by pulling out in a crucial game is tantamount to treason! Imagine if all our Malawian players playing in South African pulled out in a SADC tournament bcoz their coaches told them not to embarass the host country? Its treason basi!

Chalula
Chalula
6 years ago

I met a guy from Jamiaca in Australia on Tuesday this week and asked me where I come from and I said Malawi. I was not surprised to see him getting excited and I guessed he would comment about “Malawi Gold” (marijuana). But guess what? His excitement had nothing to do with with Nkhotakota but our National netball team. He asked me if I have been watching the netball tournament in Newzland but unfortunately I didn’t know our girls were competing again in a world tournament. Any way, he said “I love your national netball team because of their free… Read more »

Danny
Danny
6 years ago

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Honourable
Honourable
6 years ago

Izi zikuonetsa kuti chisankho cha PATATU sichinatende bwino. A Malawi tikhale kaye otherwise miriri iyi yitipweteka. Ichi ndi chiyamhi cha mavuto. Donors pulling out, players pulling out, queens loosing, flames losing eishhhhh! I smell bad omen!

Nyika female select
Nyika female select
6 years ago

Results of northerner coaches dropping top class players from South. Mxxx

naphi wa leke
6 years ago

welldone queens, mwamenya mpira ana, awa a mwai aiwala momwe anabwelera ku bwengo amasungidwa mumanyumba mwa anthu akuwanyoza lerowa, mpira wawachapa ayamba mwano, anabwera ali osasungula aea kuchita kuwanyiika mu boom kuti asungunuke lero ndi awa akuyelekedwawa

Tizgowele kumwenda
Tizgowele kumwenda
6 years ago
Reply to  naphi wa leke

Ka Mwai kumwenda ngwa ku chitokoto ka, namanyanga ngati? mbwe should just go back wakakolenge waka somba mu kasitu navitete.

iphani mudye
iphani mudye
6 years ago

nyika queens yaluza tiyambitsa yathu malawi queens apakati ndi akumwera muyisovenge the northeners

chisomo
chisomo
6 years ago

Queens keep it up,musakhale ngati anyamata athuwa ongolephera ndi za zii zomwe.Ine ndakunyadirani.Pliz National Football Team emulate what the queens is doing.

chisomo
chisomo
6 years ago

Just want to comment on what people have been saying.Honestly speaking,the Queens had been good interms of performance and is the only Malawi Team to wipe out our tears than Football teams.

John
John
6 years ago

NAM SHOULD INSTITUTE AN ENQUIRY. I SUSPECT THAT THERE MIGHT BE SERIOUS PROBLEMS THAT FORCE MWAYI AND HER FRIENDS TO BOYCOT THE TRIP. MARY WAYA AMAZIMVA KUKOMA (SUGAR) TOO MUCH!!!

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