Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has released a list of 20 Malawi Queens players who are expected to go into training camp on October 8 at Comfort Inn Lodge in Blantyre where they will start preparing for the 2017 Fast5 Netball World Series which will be played in Melbourne , Australia.
Meanwhile, the squad which has been dominated by Blantyre based players, will be headed by Blue Eagles Sisters coach Sam Kanyenda who has been promoted to take the post of head coach following the absence of Griffin ‘Zagaro’ Saenda who is currently sick.
NAM has also appointed former Queens international Mary Maya who will be acting as vice coach.
Mafco Soldiers defender Fanny Mwale and shooter Loveness Sambo are the
only new faces who have made into the squad for the first time.
Here ia the full squad:
Caroline Ntukule Ngwira- Kukoma Diamonds
Wezzie Mzemba – kukoma Diamonds
Joanna Kachilika- Thunder Queens
Martha Dambo- Thunder Queens
Juliet Sambo- Blue Eagles
Fanny Mwale- Mafco Soldiers
Loreen Ngwira – Tigresses
Rose Mkanda – Civonets
Shirah Dimba- Kukoma Diamonds
Bridget Kumwenda – Kukoma Diamonds
Beatrice Mpinganjira – Tigresses
Thandie Galeta – Thunder Queens
Takondwa Lwazi – Blue Eagles
Mwayi Kumwenda – Vixen
Joyce Mvula – Manchester Thunder
Jane Chimaliro – Civonets
Jessie Sanudi – Kukoma Diamonds
Alinafe Kamwala – Kukoma Diamonds
Grace Chazungulira – Kukoma Diamonds
Loveness Sambo – Mafco Soldiers
Samuel Kanyenda – Head Coach
Mary Waya – Assistant Coach
Griffin Seanda Jnr – Physical Trainer
Agness Chaima – Team Manager
The final selected squad is expected to leave the country for Australia on October 22 through Kamuzu International Airport (KIA).
In 2016 Malawi managed to finish on position 3 after a wonderful outstanding performance.
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