Malawi Queens squad released: Sam Kenyenda head coach, Marry Waya assistant 

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.

Mary Waya back with Malawi Queens

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.

Queens made history in the competition after beating Jamaica and England.

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